Licensed Clinical Therapist

Crossing Rivers Health   Prairie du Chien, WI   Full-time     Mental Health
Posted on June 27, 2024
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Come join our team! Crossing Rivers Health provides competitive pay along with an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision; life insurance, short term disability, paid time off, a retirement plan w/company match, and more!
Crossing Rivers Health is located in Prairie du Chien Wisconsin which is a beautiful river town nestled between the bluffs of Northeast Iowa and Southwest Wisconsin. The Driftless Region is picturesque and well-known for its variety ofyear-round activities for individuals and families to enjoy.
Our core values are practiced and exhibited throughout the organization in our actions and in services provided.Joy : Unity : Integrity : Compassion : Excellence

Essential Job Functions

  • Evaluate and assess the bio-psycho-social needs of patients.
  • Must have knowledge of and experience using evidence-based therapeutic approaches, such as CBT and IPT
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the most current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM).
  • Assist in determining the most appropriate level of care and develop comprehensive treatment plans in accordance with policy and procedures.
  • Provide therapy and consultation when indicated to assist patient in learning about and managing mental illness and/or behavioral issues.
  • Identify environmental and situational impediments to patients’ progress.
  • Modify treatment plans to comply with changes in patients’ status.
  • Complete assessment documentation in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate with Behavioral health colleagues according to regulations for patient treatment.
  • Provide crisis intervention
  • Investigate and report suspected child or adult abuse or neglect cases and take authorized protective action when necessary.
  • Create and facilitate programs to combatted social problems. Prevent substance abuse, or improve community health and counseling services.
  • Provide individual and group therapy.
  • Facilitate support groups.
  • Act as a patient advocate.
  • Provide public speaking and education services.
  • Consistently models the organizations philosophy of customer service and compliance.
  • Obtain and maintain state certifications.
  • Ensure programs compliance with Wisconsin DHS Chapter 35.
  • Responsible for composing and administering effective Performance Evaluations.
  • Demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge and implementation of Crossing Rivers Health policies and procedures in conjunction with management.
  • Attend required meetings prepared and demonstrate active participation.
  • Other job duties and responsibilities as assigned to effectively meet the needs of the patients, the department, and the organization as a whole.

Competency Statements

  • Assertiveness – Ability to act in self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.
  • Coaching and Development – Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas.
  • Communication – Ability to get one’s ideas across to others through oral or written means and to understand the ideas of others through effective listening skills.
  • Conceptual Thinking – Ability to think in terms of abstract ideas.
  • Delegating Responsibility – Able to allocate authority and/or task responsibility to appropriate people to maximize the organization’s and individuals’ effectiveness.
  • Management Skills – Managerial skills look at the ability of the individual to achieve desired outcomes by setting goals and priorities that deliver results.
  • Presentation Skills – Ability to effectively present information publicly.
  • Problem Solving – Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
  • Training – Ability to develop a particular skill in others to bring them up to a predetermined standard of work.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To accomplish the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily, Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Requirements

Education

  • Master’s Degree Required, Field of Study: psychology, counseling, mental health, social work or related field.

Experience

  • 2+ years of experience in providing counseling services in a therapeutic environment preferred
  • Preferred: At least two years’ experience working with children and adults with mental and/or behavioral health needs.
  • Experience with STEPPS and DBT is highly desirable.

Computer Skills

  • Proficient in basic computer skills.

Certifications & Licenses

  • Must be certified as a mandatory reporter or be able to be certified.
  • Ability to be licensed in the State of Wisconsin as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) 

Other Requirements

  • Ensure department/program is in compliance and operating within the requirements of the Wisconsin Chapter DHS 35.