LGBTQ Outpatient Therapist in Philadelphia, PA at Public Health Management Corporation

Date Posted: 12/23/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Bridge is to decrease substance abuse, promote recovery and healthy lifestyles, and encourage successful community involvement among adolescents by providing a continuum of services to address the client’s physical, psychological, educational, vocational and spiritual needs.

Our Core Values:

  • Safety first!
  • Everything we do is treatment!
  • Respect others and ourselves!
  • Demand excellence in everything we do!

Responsibilities:

Primary:

  • To implement the mental health and recovery process as defined by The Villa & The Bridge’s program goals and philosophy. Provide individual, group and family therapy to mainly the LGBTQ community.
  • Walk the talk!

Specific:

  • Assess person seeking treatment by completing bio-psychosocial evaluation and assessment.
  • Work with person seeking treatment to complete all intake forms.
  • Provide individual, group and family therapy on an as needed basis and complete appropriate documentation.
  • Participate in supervision meetings.
  • Complete chart work in persons file, computer database, and maintain to meet all standards. This includes, progress notes, initial recovery plans, comprehensive recovery plans, recovery plan updates, aftercare plans and discharge plans.
  • Alert Clinical Director/Outpatient Director to any current or potential behavior/medical problems of clients.
  • Maintain continuous record of all contacts, events, and progress toward accomplishment of goals as stated in Recovery Plan and Treatment Plan.
  • Hours are approximately 9-5:30, but be able to work nights starting at 4:00 p.m. and weekends as needed depending on the needs of the population we serve.
  • Be open to learning and applying new therapeutic techniques
  • Market program by talking with outside agencies to increase referrals.
  • Be the leader of our LGBTQ grant to serve this community.
  • Help increase agencies overall cultural competency in serving this population, by making recommendations, holding trainings for staff, planning events, etc.

Requirements:

  • Masters Degree in counseling or a related field and related experience.
  • Experience working with the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of drug and alcoholism and other addictions as well as co-occurring disorders and mental health treatment.
  • Ability to use therapeutic skills essential to assisting people in process of recovery.
  • Competence in individual, group therapy and family intervention.
  • Ability to serve as a role model.