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Outpatient Therapist, Merrillville, IN

Organization: Regional Mental Health Center
Category: Behavioral Health Professional
Location: Merrillville, IN
Date Job Posted: December 5, 2019
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Regional Mental Health Center, is a progressive, not-for-profit, comprehensive community mental health center, with over a dozen locations, located within 45-minutes southeast of downtown Chicago in Northwest Indiana. Regional is part of the system of private non-profit mental health centers that have successfully served Indiana for over 40 years. Regional Mental Health Center offers a comprehensive range of professional services to meet the mental health and addiction treatment needs of adults, children, and families. Services can vary from parenting or stress management classes for the general public, to crisis intervention services or hospitalization for an acute psychiatric episode. As an organization that specializes in providing behavioral health programs, Regional Mental Health Center also provides such services as counseling for marriage, child-related, and aging concerns, as well as treatment for addiction problems and serious mental illness. We provide individual, couple, group and family therapy, and psychopharmacology services at multiple locations. The Strawhun Center in Merrillville, Indiana has an inpatient program, which provides acute hospital care for mild to serious psychiatric disorders. Additionally, addictions programs are provided for adults needing residential care or intensive day treatment at both the East Chicago and Merrillville, Indiana locations. Outpatient psychotherapy groups for substance abusers are also provided at multiple locations.

Outpatient Therapist

We are seeking an Outpatient Therapist for the Children’s Program

MA/MS degree in Social Work or Psychology, 2 years of experience with the substance abuse population are required. In addition, an active License or Permit for the State of Indiana in any of the following disciplines (LSW, LAC, LMHC-A, LMFT-A, LCSW, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT) is required.

Provide outpatient therapy to individuals, groups, families in child and adolescent population. Complete assessments and formulate treatment plans reflective of the clients DSM axes with the clients diagnostic criteria. Construct attainable, behavioral, and measurable treatment objectives based on the client’s and./or the client’s family’s abilities, desires and resources. Engage the client and the client’s family (if possible and appropriate) in the development and implementation of treatment goals. Identify the client’s strengths and weaknesses, which will have an impact on the course of the client’s treatment. Review treatment on a periodic basis and modifies treatment plan according to client’s progress or lack of progress. Participate in regular departmental staff meetings.

Shift: Days, early evenings Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Pension, Wellness Plan and generous PTO schedule

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