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Licensed Clinician

  • Type Direct Hire
  • Location New York
  • Date Posted February 7, 2024

Job Summary:
The licensed clinician will work with a law enforcement agency to assist law enforcement officers when they respond to a call and determine if it is an individual with behavioral health and or substance use issues. The clinician will have a dual reporting to the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) at CFC(Community Connections of Franklin County) and the Chief of Police at the determined law enforcement agency. This is a salaried position that requires flexibility in scheduling and at times being on call.
Qualifications:

  • Possess an active NYS (New York State) License
  • Master's Degree
  • 3+ years of experience counseling
  • Able to work independently
  • Working knowledge of legal guidelines that stipulates psychiatric admission requirements
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • 5+ vears delivering clinical supervision to LMSW's and or LMHC's.
  • Exhibits a friendly and courteous manner when working with individuals
  • Able to make professional evaluations, decisions, and recommendations for service planning and implementation.
  • Complete follow up calls and or visits within 24 hours unless it is a Friday than within 72 hours (about 3 days)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to deliver trauma informed strength-based services
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Active Listening Skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong computer skills working with word and excel
  • Reliable transportation
  • Active driver's License
  • Up to date car insurance, registration, and inspection
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Able to pass a NYS Criminal Justice Background Check
  • Not listed on the Staff Exclusion List
  • Ability to make decisions within the guidelines of the agencies policies & procedures, federal and state laws                                                     

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide mental health evaluations, counseling, referrals, and crisis intervention services
  • Obtain signatures for release of information form to speak with other providers
  • Partner with all law enforcement officers to develop a process to assist officers in the field who are assisting with a resident experiencing a behavioral health and or substance crisis.
  • When needed create safety plans

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