Psychotherapist with Focus on Substance Use Disord
Company: Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, Inc.
Posted on: June 24, 2022
Job DescriptionThe mission of Edward M. Kennedy Community Health
Center (Kennedy Community Health) is to "help people live healthier
lives." We believe that everyone has a right to accessible, high
quality, comprehensive, integrated and compassionate health care.
As a community health center, Kennedy Community Health has always
provided comprehensive care to its patients, who are at disparate
risk for chronic disease and poor health outcomes. Our vision is to
be a constantly growing, financially sound, Federally Qualified
Community Health Center.Our Behavioral Health and Social Service
team includes psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed social
workers, psychotherapists, caseworkers, Behavioral Health services
are also integrated into our primary care practice to provide for a
comprehensive and holistic approach to health care. In all of our
medical sites, BH clinicians are located in close physical
proximity to primary care providers and are available for "warm
hand-offs" and short term intervention. We are looking for a
dedicated Psychotherapist to join our BH MAT team!Job Summary:As
part of a multidisciplinary team-based approach to care our
Behavioral Health MAT Psychotherapist will provide clinical
patient-centered evidence-based services to patients with substance
use and opioid use disorder within Edward M. Kennedy Community
Health Center's Medication-Assisted Treatment Program (MAT)
Program. As part of the team-based approach to care, the
Psychotherapist will participate in coordinating care for
individual patients, will support patients and families in
self-management and provide care through evidenced-based
approaches. Essential Functions:
- Provide brief and longer term psychotherapy to patients at the
health center and in other settings and works with adults,
adolescents and children. Both individual and group therapy.
- Provide consultation, assessment and evaluation.
- Provide consultation to medical providers as well as to other
programs of the health center regarding mental/behavioral health
and specifically OUD/SUD issues.
- Provide patient advocacy, outreach, and education in the
community as appropriate.
- Communicates and works effectively with patients from various
ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
- Integral part of the MAT treatment team and works
collaboratively within the service and works towards the betterment
of the service generally. Education and Experience:
- Master's degree in Social Work or related field.
- Active Massachusetts LADAC, LMHC, LICSW, LMFT, or LCSW
- Preferred: ability to provide psychotherapy in either Spanish
- Experience and interest in working with substance use
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Keywords: Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, Inc., Worcester , Psychotherapist with Focus on Substance Use Disord, Other , Worcester, Massachusetts
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