Delphi Health Group

  • Therapist I

    Job Locations US-CA-Orange
    Posted Date 6 days ago(4/13/2018 2:45 PM)
    ID
    2018-1253
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    JOB SUMMARY:

     

    Facilitate individual therapy and psycho-educational group sessions to men and women with substance abuse problems. Comprehensive treatment addresses all issues affected by addiction including the physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual well being of the individual and family. Utilize an integrated multi-disciplinary approach, applying evidence-based practices and values the 12-Step principles: the need for a community; the responsibility of the individual; peer support; and willingness to change. Responsibilities include evaluating the needs of clients and developing treatment plans. Treatment plans are designed with the individual in mind, and focus on their strengths, needs, and aspirations. The therapist maintains accurate detailed observation and progress records, adhering to laws regarding confidentiality and reporting requirements. Areas of training include: Case Presentation & Case Conceptualization, Co-Occurring Disorders, Crisis Management, Diagnostic Criteria, Discharge/Aftercare, Outpatient Services, Residential Services, Substance Abuse and Treatment, Trauma/PTSD.

     

    Responsibilities

    PRIMARY DUTIES:

     

    • Ask questions that will help clients identify their feelings and behaviors.
    • Counsel clients on concerns, such as unsatisfactory relationships, divorce and separation, child rearing, home management, and financial difficulties.
    • Encourage individuals and family members to develop and use skills and strategies for confronting their problems in a constructive manner.
    • Maintain case files that include activities, progress notes, evaluations, and recommendations
    • Collect information about clients, using techniques such as testing, interviewing, discussion, and observation.
    • Develop and implement individualized treatment plans addressing family relationship problems
    • Determine whether clients should be counseled or referred to other specialists in such fields as medicine, psychiatry, and legal aid.
    • Confer with clients to develop plans for post treatment activities.
    • Confer with other counselors in order to analyze individual cases and to coordinate counseling services.
    • Follow up on results of counseling programs and clients' adjustments to determine effectiveness of programs.
    • Provide instructions to clients on how to obtain help with legal, financial, and other personal issues. (Referral to vocational counselor)

    Qualifications

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Regular and reliable attendance during regular scheduled days and work hours is an essential function of this position.
    • Valid California Drivers License
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Ability to multi-task
    • CPR and First AID certification

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Candidates must have completed or be currently enrolled in an accredited MFT or MSW program.
    • Candidates should be proactive and have strong written and verbal skills and ability to commit to 20-40 hours per week for a minimum of 9 months. Candidates must be able to work within program hours of operation (Monday-Friday; 8am 5pm).
    • There will also be opportunities for evening hours Monday-Friday and weekend hours
    • Experience with or interest in alcohol and drug education and/or substance abuse related services desired.
    • Interns trainees who pass an initial interview must provide proof of current TB test.
    • Prior to hire, all interns/trainees must complete Live Scan fingerprinting and provide individual malpractice insurance, if applicable; Interns are responsible for all fees associated with the above requirements.
    • Ability to Meet Deadlines & Prioritize

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