The Mentor Network

About The Mentor Network

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local providers offering quality, community-based services to children, adults, and seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries, and to youth with emotional and behavioral challenges as well as their families. Serving 30,000 individuals in 36 states, we offer meaningful work, come join our team today!

 

 

 

Job Category:

Healthcare

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

07874

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Therapist

The Mentor Network - Stanhope, New Jersey

Posted: 08/29/2018

Description
Therapist
Primary Location: NJ-NJStanhope-23 Waterloo Rd
Function:Behavioral/Mental Health Professional

New Jersey MENTOR


Description

NJ Mentor is seeking a Therapist to provide psychotherapy
to individuals to aid children and families in problems of living with the goal
of increasing an individual’s sense of their own well-being.  Therapists
employ a range of techniques based on experiential relationship building,
dialogue, communication and behavior change that is designed to improve the
mental health of a child or young adult, or to improve group relationships
(such as in a family).
 
As a Therapist, you are a critical part of our wonderful
mission to improve the lives of the children and families we serve.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Conduct psychosocial assessments to document history and identify preliminary issues for treatment by interviewing the child and family (if applicable), and transcribing or dictating relevant information for client records.
  • Provide individual, family and/or group therapies using various treatment modalities.
  • Develop individualized treatment plans in coordination with interdisciplinary team to include but may not be limited to: The Department of Children and Families, District Family Safety/Community Based Care Provider, Juvenile Justice Counselor (if applicable), and child targeted case manager (if one is assigned)
  • Work with members of the interdisciplinary team to coordinate other treatment initiatives including school performance, permanency, and reunification planning. Develops and coordinates discharge plan based on treatment, indicating all relevant aftercare needs and plans
  •  Access to community resources that would be beneficial to client aftercare needs.
  • Attend regular treatment team staffing and level of care meetings.
  • Conduct educational groups for clients, families and foster parents. 
  • Provide documentation of foster parent educational in-services to adhere to foster parent licensing standards, assuring that the skills needed for treatment plan in the home environment are learned.
  • Prepare and train the child’s biological or legal parents to resume care of their child when reunification is the goal (if applicable to the population being served). 
  • Maintain current, legible and adequate medical record documentation in client’s chart. Assures that all required client documentation is in their chart, including any foster parent and/or outside agency documentation pertaining to the client.
  • Conduct regularly scheduled face-to-face meetings with client and caretaker in order to monitor the child’s progress and discuss treatment strategies and services.  Attend regular staff meetings, clinical meeting and one-on-one sessions with direct supervisor to process current status of cases.
  • Perform other related duties and activities as required. 
  • Clinical Supervision offered.
  • Areas/Counties covered: Essex, Union, and Neptune Counties


Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in human services field with at least three years of experience
  • Must be licensed:  LSW, LAC, LPC, or LCSW

 

 

Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.

We have a great work environment and you’ll be surrounded with a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues.  With ~30,000 employees serving ~30,000 people in 36 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast.  When you join The MENTOR Network, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.

Our organization is driven by the power of relationships. As an organization of people serving people, positive and productive relationships are vital to the work we do.  Apply Today!

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT STATEMENT

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with assistance of a reasonable accommodations to be determined on a case by case basis.



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