Therapist

Job Description

(Full-time) 

Job Summary:

The therapist works under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director of the agency. The therapist has primary responsibility for providing on-going direct clinical mental health counseling services to clients. Provide direct therapy to clients in individual and group settings.

Duties/Responsibilities:

·         Provide individual, adolescent, couples, families, and group therapy.

·       Conduct all case management duties necessary to support the on-going clinical work which includes, but not limited to, case records, follow-up with ancillary contacts, and attend any case reviews held by referring agencies.

·         Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

·         Ability to apply mental health counseling methods and techniques.

·         Knowledge of community mental health resources.

·         Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures.

·         Knowledge of case management.

·         Knowledge and understanding of clinical counseling principles, programs, and methodology.

·         Knowledge and understanding of clinical social work and mental health counseling principles, methods, procedures, and standards.

·         Ability to manage paperwork and client files.

·         Ability to evaluate the progress of therapeutic programs and to make individual modifications.

·         Knowledge of legal and ethical issues related to patients' rights.

·         Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·         Working knowledge of Microsoft products and virtual platforms.

Education and Experience:

·         A master’s or doctoral degree in social work or related human services field

·         Current license, in the State of Georgia: LPC, LCSW, or LMFT

·         Prior experience working in a clinical work environment.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the counselor must have the ability to occasionally

lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. May be required to sit for long periods of time.

Conditions of Employment:

·         Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.

·         Must submit current license in the State of Georgia.

·         Must maintain certification status.

 

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Executive Director, Family Counseling Center of Central Georgia, 277 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Suite 203, Macon, GA 31201, or they can be e-mailed to pgibbs@fcccg.org.