Therapist - DBT and Outpatient

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The individual(s) who fill this position will be working along side a great team of therapists and DBT Peer Support Specialists, have access to a great deal of DBT resources, and participate fully in the consultation team as well as the clinic.

The following roles and responsibilities include:

  • Co-teach a minimum of one 2-hour DBT skills class weekly
  • Attend weekly DBT Consult Team meetings
  • Perform individual and group therapy for adults and children.
  • Diagnose client's by using DSM 5 and other standardized diagnostic tools
  • Assess client’s immediate functional impairments, including psychosocial and bio psychosocial information using standardized assessment tools and evaluations
  • Treat clients focusing treatment on symptom resolution, crisis planning, and improvement of functioning
  • Develop treatment plan using person-centered processes and client input to determine goals, objectives and best practice treatment modalities, including frequency and duration of treatment
  • Facilitate therapeutic process that allow client to explore resolutions and create positive change, as well as reviewing progress on a regular basis
  • Obtain other needed treatment and resources by making referrals as needed, including coordination of care with other treatment professionals, such as primary care physicians, psychiatrists and case managers
  • Monitor progress toward treatment goals by evaluating progress on a regular basis and adjusting treatment as needed
  • Educate family members by advising on the most appropriate and helpful roles they can fulfill in the treatment process; treating relationship issues with appropriate consents and releases of information
  • Maintain patient records by following protocols; adhering to timelines, entering and updating data; maintaining case history and progress notes
  • Prepare clinical reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing patient data and trends
  • Uphold recipient rights standards

Required Skills: 

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Team player
  • Knowledgeable in evaluating treatment activity, person-centered planning principles, and self determination principles
  • Must have already completed the 5-Day Comprehensive DBT Training
  • Must be willing to have at least 20 DBT clients

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Working telephone
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Pass all regulatory checks
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • State licensure: LMSW, LLMSW, LPC, LLPC, TLLP, LLP, or LP

To Submit Your Resume:

  • Click the following link: Submit Resumé or
  • Fax to Human Resources at (810) 234-0941

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Job Location: 
Flint, Michigan