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Outpatient Therapist (QSAP I) Ft. Payne
Job Responsibilities / Essential Functions                                                                         
  • Conduct diagnostic interview examinations and perform thorough psycho-social and placement assessments to reflect accurate diagnosis or diagnostic impression
  • Develop and implement service plans
  • Identify and conduct appropriate referrals
  • Provide direct support service to individual clients, small groups, and classrooms
  • Provide clinical services in individual, group, and family therapy mode, utilizing techniques and theories consistent with The Bridge clinical philosophy and evidence- based practices
  • Provide case management assessment and intervention services during program participation and for the coordination of continuing care
  • Provide consultation for school/diversion program staff regarding client substance / co-occurring issues
  • Provide and participate in school system professional development workshops on topics relevant to substance abuse / co-occurring symptoms, treatment, and other related issues
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with treatment community, juvenile probation department, and other necessary and relevant agencies and organizations
  • Meet service level requirements sufficient to meet operational viability, client needs, and school system expectations
  • Ensure content of client files are in full compliance with The Bridge Policies / Procedures, Medicaid, contracting agency standards / regulations regarding:  client file data entry; quality of file content; timeliness of entries; timeliness of file updates; timeliness of file archiving; and, timely, accurate billing data
  • Provide transportation for clients in company vehicle following all procedures and protocols for safety and security
  • General clerical duties
  • Meet relevant performance and operating State, Federal, Medicaid, and Bridge standards
Required Skills
  • Master’s degree in a clinical area (i.e., psychology, social work, counseling, marriage and family) OR other behavioral health area with requisite coursework equivalent to that of a degree in above with practicum/internship from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Dept. of Education OR have six (6) month’s post master’s clinical experience
  • Must be SA certified according to The Bridge policy and ADMH standards within 30 months from date of hire or transfer from a non-ADMH position; OR licensure as a professional counselor (LPC, LMFT, LMSW, or LICSW)
  • High level of integrity, dependability, and honesty
  • Ability to express ideas and directives clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office software and proficient keyboarding skills
  • Cultural sensitivity in working with internal and external consumers including clients, staff, volunteers, referral agents, vendors, community organizations, etc.
  • Effective stress management/composure 
Other Job Requirements
  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • Valid Alabama driver’s license and acceptable driving record with proof of personal vehicle insurance
  • Have access to personal transportation to meet with client caseload on a regular basis at home, school, and/or job locations
  • Safely operate 8-12 passenger van
Additional Information
Please add your name to the Subject line. Resume should be attached in Word.doc or copied and pasted. Thank you.

Must Have Acceptable Background & Drug Screen.  EOE
Contact Information
Angela Winkles, HR Supervisor
DeKalb County Adolescent OP Program
Rainsville, AL
Education Level
Master of Arts
Full Time
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