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American Day CD Centers LLC dba High Focus Centers Licensed Partial Hospital Program Counselor/Therapist - LICEN001100 in Norwalk, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:Clinical responsibilities include:* Provide group therapy and group based psycho-education* Provide individual therapy* Conduct family sessions to review treatment plans and assess progress* Conduct initial level of care assessments* Possesses thorough knowledge of mental illness and adolescents with an emphasis on co-occurring disorders treatment planning, intervention, documentation and the continuum of care.* Demonstrates ability to engage adolescent patients and care givers in comprehending the interplay that exists when adolescents present with co-occurring disorders and how to best treat such d/o.* Is able to establish productive working relationships with patients, care -givers, colleagues and community based providers to include school personnel, therapists, psychiatrists, primary care providers and others involved in the adolescent's life.* Ability to assess risk and work with treatment team to determine level of care.* Demonstrate ability to utilize electronic medical records and maintain compliance with documentation.* Demonstrates clinical flexibility in managing crisis.* Demonstrates skill and ensures staff competence in areas of universal precautions, CPR, medication management, fire safety, pt. abuse reporting, patient rights, age-related competencies, harassment free workplace practices and HIPAA protocols.EOEEqual Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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