PHP COUNSELOR job vacancy in Dover Behavioral Health System (Dover, DE 19901)

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Company name : Dover Behavioral Health System
Location : Dover, DE 19901

Description :
Dover Behavioral Health is a mental health facility located in Dover, DE. Our treatment center provides mental health and addiction treatment services to individuals from Delaware, Maryland, and most other states throughout the US. Our experienced, caring professionals are the heart of what we do, providing superior inpatient and outpatient behavioral healthcare services for adolescents and adults. We provide consistent attention to our patients and are responsive to their individual needs. Our treatment programs are tailored to the needs of each patient and are developed and implemented through a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach that combines the skill and expertise of our healthcare professionals. All who turn to us for assistance will find a helping hand and a compassionate heart.
Dover Behavioral Health System is seeking a dynamic and talented Child PHP Therapist. The incumbent will deliver comprehensive clinical services that provides quality case management and psychotherapeutic services to our patients. The schedule is Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm (40 hours per week).
Key Responsibilities include:

In an outpatient day program setting conduct psychosocial assessments to document patient history and identify preliminary issues for treatment focus by interviewing the patient and their family members.
Deliver high quality clinical care to acute child, adolescent, and adult patient.
Assist patients to meet their biopsychosocial needs while enabling them to access through therapeutic treatment skills to achieve their optimal level of emotional health, including providing basic consultation, teaching, complete specialized clinical social work services for patients/families receiving care, crisis intervention, short-term and long-term family therapy, and providing information and referrals as needed.
Participate in the development and implementation of treatment plans, ensuring that concise, realistic care plans are carried out.
Provide individual, group and family process-oriented therapies as well as conduct other didactic groups using various professional treatment modalities.
Act as the patients’ and families’ primary contact during the patient’s stay at the facility, as well as their advocate with the treatment team.
Document treatment provided to patient in medical record legibly and in a timely manner.
Develop and coordinate an individualized discharge plan for the patient by utilizing the treatment team and chart information to determine aftercare needs. Identify and assess family or community resources such as group homes, or mental health practitioners to meet the patient’s aftercare needs.
Conduct and attend regular treatment team meetings to provide social work perspective to total case management of the patient with the interdisciplinary team by presenting the patient’s case and progress towards treatment plan goals, making treatment recommendations, and actively coordinating each case with all members of the treatment team.
Facilitate all patient care for the day to include conducting security checks for contraband, ensuring medications are supplied, meals are provided, etc.
Conduct risk assessments twice daily (at beginning and end of the program) to determine if a high level of care is required for the patient
Report any incidents or suspected incidences of sexual/physical abuse or other issues to community/state agencies, and represent the facility in any legal proceedings.
Communicate with referral sources and other appropriate parties regarding patients’ progress

This opportunity provides the following:

UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment

Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
A Competitive Total Compensation Package
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match and Stock Options
Generous Paid Time Off and flexible scheduling
Tuition Reimbursement
Licensure and CEU Assistance, including onsite trainings!


MSW or Master’s Degree in a recognized mental health field; Must be working towards licensure; License highly preferred; A minimum of one year with direct experience in family and group therapies, crisis intervention, treatment and/or clinical assessment skills preferred.

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