Job Information

Organization: CCA

Posting Start: 2024-03-26

Location: Olean

Job Title: Mental Health Therapist: PROS

Posting End: 2024-06-30

A Brief Job Description:

Job Summary:

To provide mental health services to adults in Cattaraugus County.

Education & Experience:

  • Licensed Master’s Degree in Social Work (LMSW), Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW) or Licensed Mental Health Clinician (LMHC); Mental Health Clinician with Limited Permit for licensure preferred
  • Eligibility for aforementioned Licensure within 1 year of employment.

Other Requirements & Skills:

  • Must have valid driver’s license, insurability, and reliable transportation.
  • Must pass all relevant background checks including: Motor Vehicle check, NYS Central Register Check, NYS Staff Exclusion Check, Local, State and Federal Criminal Background checks
  • Understanding of Trauma Informed Care – ability to operate within an empathic, person-centered framework.
  • Ability and motivation to work independently and without direct supervision as well as in a team and with the general public.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Help affected customers with social, emotional, and related difficulties associated with their disability.
  • Participate in the intake and screening of affected customers, evaluating and diagnosing the customer problem.
  • Participate as a team member in individual, group, and family therapy.
  • Provide social work services to help customers adjust to their disabilities and social environment.
  • Refer customers to other governmental and non-governmental agencies.
  • Coordinate various activity and treatment programs with other social agencies.
  • Compile case studies, recording pertinent information.
  • Collect and maintain appropriate data from various sources such as professional staff and customers’ families to establish an overall approach to the solution of customers’ mental and social problems.
  • Complete documentation in a timely manner as outlined in the DCS Policy and Procedure and in keeping with funder requirements.
  • Maintain information on community and health resources which can be utilized during the customer’s care.
  • Participate in the process of transfer of customers to other levels of treatment as appropriate.
  • Responsible to comply with all funding source regulations, for creating a safe environment, and to report any unsafe situations to the immediate supervisor.
  • Must be enthusiastic about promoting the mission of CCA, be willing to work towards the good of the entire agency, and to act as an ambassador of CCA throughout the community.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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Contact Information:

Whitney Verbridge (716) 945-1041 x160