Associate Counselor


Meriden, CT

What you'll be doing

Participates in multi-disciplinary treatment team supervision with designated psychiatrist. Coordinate with medical and clinical staff to organize appointments for psyche or medication issues and assists as with transportation. Performs comprehensive psycho social assessments and forms diagnostic impressions of clients and develops and individualized treatment plan. Collaborates with the client to develop a realistic discharge plan. Utilizes community resources and makes appropriate referrals in support of the treatment plans and the continuing care plans a client begins after the discharge process and afterwards. Assists the clients in understanding of their next level of care. Assists client to linkages to safe, affordable and decent housing. Connects with area resources through service, health and employment agencies, professional groups, committees and consortiums in order to be well versed in accessing necessary services for each client upon discharge. Participates in treatment conferences, staff meetings and in service training as required to ensure a quality care experience for clients. Participates in the facilitation and coordination of education groups or IOP and PHP groups. Performs other duties as assigned. Key responsibilities to be performed under the supervision of a privileged clinician: case management referral reports & record keeping consultation.

What your background should be

MH or DARC certificate with two years of experience, to include facilitating groups. CPR, CPI & First aid training required. Must have current or valid Connecticut driving license.

Required Schooling / Training

Bachelor degree in social work, psychology or related field preferred.

Who is the client company

This is one of the leading providers of addiction and mental health treatment programs for children, teens and adults.
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