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Intellectual Disabilities Therapist

Company: Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources
Location: Gulfport
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources is actively seeking an Intellectual Disabilities Therapist to provide individual counseling services at an outpatient mental health center in Harrison, Hancock, and Stone Counties. The Intellectual Disabilities Therapist position will provide therapy to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a community setting. Position is Monday Friday; no on-call or weekend work.

For 40 years, Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has served individuals throughout the Pine Belt. Through an extensive continuum of care, we strive to enable adults with serious mental illnesses, children with serious emotional disturbances, and individuals with an addiction or developmental disability to live, work, learn, and participate fully in their communities. Our thirteen county service area includes Forrest, Hancock, Harrison, Jones, Lamar, Covington, Greene, Jeff Davis, Marion, Pearl River, Perry, Stone and Wayne Counties.

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources offers a competitive benefits package including employer paid life insurance and LTD, along with optional Health, Dental, Vision, FSA and HSA, and 403(b) plan.

  • Master's degree in behavioral health field required
    • Must be able to obtain Clinical license or DMH Therapist certification within 90 days of hire
      • Behavioral health internship required
        • Must have valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record
          • Good communication skills, relationship building skills, and time management skills required
            • Working knowledge of mental health symptoms preferred
              • Completes assessments and provides diagnoses; formulates a plan of treatment which provides development and maintenance of individual goals designed to facilitate individual growth, improved social interaction, and ability to manage mental illness and live independently.
                • Monitors and maintains record of client services within electronic medical records in accordance to PBMHR, DMH, and CARF standards.
                  • Participates in team staffings and functions as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team.
                    • Provides clinical therapy services and emergency services to consumers and their families.

Keywords: Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources, Gulf Port , Intellectual Disabilities Therapist, Healthcare , Gulfport, Mississippi

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