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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Social Service
Behavioral Health Therapist
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Frontline Service | Cleveland, OH
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Job Description

Under the general supervision of the Program Manager in their assigned department, the Behavioral Health Therapist will work as a practitioner, providing a range of prevention, assessment, and intervention services. The Behavioral Health Therapist will also provide individualized and group psychotherapy services to address a wide array of issues, including mental health, substance use, and trauma. Must be able to complete and maintain service documentation according to agency and regulatory standards.

  1. Conducts diagnostic evaluations that are sensitive and responsive to client cultural and ethnic backgrounds, functioning and needs, as well as environmental and situational factors by collecting and evaluating client information.
  2. Uses clinical judgment to diagnose, treat clients and make decisions within the range of program services, especially those requiring behavioral health and trauma treatment
  3. Provides individual/family and group psychotherapy services, when appropriate, with developmentally appropriate therapeutic interventions; assesses environmental and situational factors that affect functioning.
  4. Competently selects and conducts professional interventions based on client/family choice, client/family characteristics and needs, diagnoses and on familial, cultural and environment factors, taking into account resources and the safety of the person's/family's environment
  5. Develops and monitors person-centered individual and family service plans by establishing treatment goals and determining treatment methodologies.
  6. Provide CPST services that address the individualized mental health needs of the client that maximize their ability to succeed in the community. This service may be face to face, by telephone and may involve transportation.
  7. Monitors progress toward treatment goals and effectiveness of interventions by evaluating and adjusting services.
  8. Works as part of as multidisciplinary team. Provides consultation and coordination surrounding client treatment progress and care
  9. Acts as an advocate for program participants with courts, treatment centers, and other services as appropriate in order to make referrals and conduct follow ups.
  10. Promotes prompt delivery of ongoing services by collaborating with healthcare providers in service planning
  11. Develops and implements services according to Evidence Based Practices and adheres to fidelity of the model
  12. Ensures client records are in compliance with all applicable standards, rules, and regulations
  13. Ensures compliance with productivity standards and documentation/record keeping for agency and the project, funding and accreditation requirements
  14. Maintains and reports accurate and timely documentation


Education, Training and/or Experience

  1. Bachelor's Degree with specialization in social, behavioral or human services
  2. At least 1 year related experience
  3. Must have strong intervention ability and be able to work as part of multi-disciplinary team.
  4. Must have knowledge and experience working with dually diagnosed clients.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

  1. LSW, LPC
  2. Valid Ohio driver's license with less than six points and proof of automobile insurance, adhering to the minimum requirements of Ohio's Financial Responsibility Act.
  3. CPR certification plus First Aid and non-violent physical crisis intervention training (within 60 days of hire).


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Frontline Service

FCS has the resources to handle everything from a simple e-commerce web site to IT outsourcing services. FCS has a large staff of trained professionals with expertise in: Manufacturing systems implementation and support, including database construction and ERP implementation Complex Internet systems requiring significant database design B2B and EAI applications including middleware implementations Strategic business partnerships with companies such as IBM, webMethods and Microsoft enable seamless integration of business applications and software for our clients. The satisfaction of our clients proves the value of utilizing experienced FCS professionals to act quickly and confidently. FCS has wide-ranging experience with requirement scope, design, development, integration, implementation and support of complex application systems, including: Utilize webMethods integration software to develop Internet based Business Integration for a wide range of companies and industries. Architecture Design, Partner Integration and Implementation of Vertical Business Exchanges. Design and development of Rate/Quote and Policy Generation Insurance systems. Design and development of secure online market places, with interfaces to online payment gateways. Web enabling of traditional legacy systems to effectively utilize the inherent advantages of Internet connectivity. Our associates have wide-ranging skills that fit the FCS goals of being a premier supplier of talent for sophisticated e-business applications, database driven systems development, ERP systems implementation, and general business consulting.