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Gateway Community Action Partnership Therapist in Bridgeton, New Jersey

Education Level: Graduate Degree

Responsible for providing diagnostic assessments, therapy, counseling, and support services to individuals assigned to his/her caseload

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES:
* Schedule and Conduct regular appointments with clients
* Able to conduct individual, family, couples, and group sessions
* Establish positive and trusting relationships with clients
* Implement various treatments and protocols to provide guidance and appropriately address client needs
* Ability to accurately diagnose based on clients symptoms
* Continually assess client situations and provide the proper ongoing treatments
* Educate and involve family members or other loved ones in the treatment process when necessary
* Collaborate with outside agencies, as necessary, to ensure continuity of care
* Record and maintain adequate documentation (intake forms, biopsychosocial assessment, treatment plans, progress notes, mental health inventories, etc.)
* Maintain neat and organized client files and workspace
* When required, refer clients to outside sources or agencies that can better address their specific needs
* Maintain the strictest confidentiality of each client
* Maintain all required licenses
* Provide mental health related trainings and attend community meetings as needed
* Participate in weekly supervision and staff meetings
* Assist with outreach efforts

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Graduate Degree

* Minimum of a Masters degree in psychology, counseling, social work, or a related field preferred
* Meet all necessary state licensure requirements for NJ
* Minimum of one-year therapy experience in an outpatient or in-home setting
* Must have experience with utilizing short-term therapy modalities
* Knowledgeable of the DSM-5
* Must obtain personal liability insurance upon hiring

OTHER SKILLS:
* Excellent interpersonal communication skills with the ability to actively listen
* Solid relationship-building capabilities
* Good verbal and written communication skills
* A positive and compassionate attitude
* Keen attention to detail
* Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize needs
* Willingness to stay updated on new treatments, protocols, and licensure requirements within the field
* Passion for advancing in the mental health field
* Ability to work independently or as part of a team
* Able to maintain a flexible schedule

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