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Partial Hospital Behavioral Health Clinician

Company: Berkshire Health Systems
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

+ DEFINITION/PRIMARY FUNCTIONS + The Partial Hospital Behavioral Health Clinician II is responsible providing direct clinical care of PHP patients, including but not limited to, facilitating group, family, couples and milieu therapies; conducting crisis assessment, triaging patient referrals, and conducting admission, treatment, and discharge planning. The Partial Hospitalization Program at BMC is a structured outpatient and intensive, group therapy program for individuals with Behavioral Health (BH)/Substance Use Disorder (SUD) illnesses that provides an effective alternative to an acute care admission or to decompensation in the community. Milieu-based treatment is provided by a multidisciplinary BH team. + POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.) + Experience: + Three years in psychiatric, community mental health, or behavioral health care setting in direct care provision including individual, family, group and milieu treatment. + Proficiency in dual-diagnosis treatment preferred. + CBT and/or DBT training preferred. + Proven knowledge of community, outpatient behavioral health, and SUD treatment resources. + Education and Training: + Masters degree in clinical social work or related healthcare field required. + License, Certification & Registration: + LICSW or LMHC - Eligibility for independent licensure within 6 months of hire is required. + LADC or CADC preferred. + CBT, DBT training and/or certification preferred. + Other Requirements: + Strong organizational abilities. + Strong interpersonal, communication and team building skills. + Ability to form rapid engagement and alliance building with referrals and patients. + Ability to maintain and monitor confidentiality of patient records. + Ability to work in an independent and selfdirected manner. + Ability to learn new duties and adjust to change.

Keywords: Berkshire Health Systems, Pittsfield , Partial Hospital Behavioral Health Clinician, Other , Pittsfield, Massachusetts

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