Central Coast Therapists

To strengthen the Marriage & Family therapy profession & better serve our 
Central Coast community.

Therapist position with Balance Treatment Programs of SLO

  • Tue, August 23, 2016 2:27 PM
    Message # 4206549
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    ABOUT US:
    We are proud to announce the opening of Balance Treatment Programs of San Luis Obispo. Balance Treatment Programs are leading the way in comprehensive mental health care. Our programs provide an intensive evidence-based approach to treatment. 

    We strive to ensure our programs remain responsive to the demands of the nation-wide and global challenges in mental health care. Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals, their families and members of their larger communities by addressing the issues that are preventing growth. 
    We value a strong and passionate team, able to share their diverse contributions. We support an environment for growth that is inspiring, warm, collaborative, ethical and professional. 

    POSITION:
    We are currently seeking a part-time to full time therapist to work in our Intensive Outpatient Program. We have separate tracks for adolescents (12-17) and adults as well as for primary mental health and substance abuse disorders. Therapist will be working with adolescents and families, primarily in groups, with some individual and family work. Experience with group work, adolescents and evidence based approaches ( DBT and SMART Recovery in particular) preferred. Group modalities currently include CBT, Psychodynamic Process, Multi-Family Psychoeducation and Experiential Therapies (Art, Mindfulness, Meditation.) Evening or weekend work required. New office and location presents opportunity for creativity. We are a strongly connected staff committed to each other and our own well-being, as well as a holistic approach to the care of our clients.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Maintain the well-being of clients and the integrity of the program.
    • Provide effective individual, family and group psychotherapy. 
    • Conduct assessments of clients at admission and as needed. 
    • Provide appropriate diagnoses and treatment recommendations based on a review of the client's history, signs, and symptoms.
    • Provide crisis intervention services.
    • Participate in treatment planning. 
    • Provide utilization reviews as required.
    • Consult with agency staff, caregivers and other professionals as needed. 
    • Maintain all documentation in appropriate and timely manner as required. 
    • Provide appropriate discharge planning for clients as required.
    • Attend in-service training and educational workshops and required staff meetings and trainings.
    • Attend all required staff meetings and trainings.
    • Maintain knowledge of the Balance Treatment Center mission and treatment philosophy.
    • Maintain knowledge of current legal standards pertaining to professional practice, reporting requirements, professional boundaries, and related issues. 
    • Demonstrate respect for cultural and lifestyle diversities of clients and staff. 

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • LMFT, PHD, LCSW or related clinical qualifications
    • Minimum two years of experience in treating persons suffering from mental illness and substance abuse.
    • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively. 
    • Must be customer-service driven. 

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing a fair and inclusive work place. 
    Competitive benefits program and strong potential for growth. 
    We strive to provide our team a chance to learn, a chance to teach, a chance to listen, a chance to serve, a chance to work for and to witness victories. 

    • Contact our Program Director Coraline Robinson at:  Coraliner@balancetreatmentcenter.com or call the office directly at 805-548-2200


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