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Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Community Mental Health Center

  • Job Tracking ID: 512937-792054
  • Job Location: Fall River, MA
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: October 05, 2021
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

SSTAR is located in Fall River, MA.  We at SSTAR are proud to have blazed a trail providing integrated behavioral health and primary health care

The mental health clinician is responsible for the provision of assessment and direct services through individual, group and family counseling to people affected by SMI, SED or dual diagnosis and/or chronic illnesses.

Specific Responsibilities

  1. Evaluates SSTAR’s CMHC patients
  2. Provides, DBT Treatment as appropriate to CMHC clients.
  3. Responds to crisis situations as requested..
  4. Insures that primary care providers are aware of any salient patient issues and maintain knowledge of health care goals for patients.
  5. Maintain medical records in compliance with agency standards.
  6. Communicate, as indicated, with referring agencies and others on behalf of the patient.
  7. Participates in weekly group supervision and individual clinical supervision.
  8. Other duties as assigned and required.

Experience and Skills:

Qualifications

  1. Master’s Degree in social work or counseling - related discipline
  2. 3 years of supervised counseling experience in substance abuse including individual and group sessions.
  3. Experience with Buprenorphine treatment preferred.
  4. Massachusetts license in counseling related field.