Beacon Light Behavioral Health System
  • Bradford County, PA
  • Towanda, PA, USA
  • Full Time

Comprehensive Benefits Package

SUMMARY: The Mental Health IDD Therapist is responsible for the management of an assigned caseload of clientele for individual, family and group therapy. This will be done as a member of, and in coordination with the Mental Health-IDD Treatment Team by performing the following duties.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: The Therapist must have a Masters Degree in a Human Service related field.   The therapist must also hold a license or an equivalent certification for working with the dually diagnosed population of Mental Health and Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.  Prior experience preferred.

Vital Duties:  Duties the employee performs that have a major impact on the delivery of services to our clientele  

  • Documentation of important information and data in a timely and professional manner as prescribed by the program director.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of the client's program in a thorough and timely manner.      
  • Using individual/family/group therapy when appropriate as a means of treatment as required in the individuals treatment plan.
  • Preparing interagency reports and reviews, and making recommendations with regard to treatment planning on clients.
  • Complete progress notes or dictations on all therapy sessions (individual, group, or family) with 24 hours of the sessions.
  • Communicate regularly with the Program's Treatment Coordinator any issues or concerns regarding clients on the caseload
  • Provide training, directive and consultation services to professional staff working in the program.
  • Attend weekly supervision sessions with a member of the psychological staff.
  • Participate in Team review meetings on a weekly basis.
  • Participate in Master Treatment Team/ISPT meetings for assigned clients as scheduled.
  • Complete Functional Behavior Assessments when requested.

PROBATION EXPECTATIONS: Must demonstrate during probation competencies in the following areas: 

  1. Treatment Planning
  2. Family/Group/Individual Therapy
  3. Managing a Caseload
  4. Completing Functional Behavioral Assessments
  5. Behavioral Data Collection Methods


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