On the outside, Trillium Health may look like a neighborhood health center that provides accessible, affordable services to the community. On the inside, we’re focused on caring for all of an individual’s needs. “Extraordinary care, always,” is not just our noble purpose at Trillium Health, it’s our operational system. Our mission targets the complex vulnerabilities of our community, as we address the social, physical, and behavioral needs of those we serve, all under one roof.
Born from the HIV/AIDS epidemic, Trillium Health has grown into a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Look A-Like, allowing us to expand our reach and serve those who too often face barriers to care. From primary medical care, to LGBTQ affirming care, we are committed to our community. If you are interested in an organization that truly cares, Trillium Health may be for you.
We are currently recruiting for Behavioral Health Counselor – LCSW-R.
Provide integrated mental health and substance abuse counseling services to address the psychological, emotional, and behavioral needs of patients/clients served by the Organization.
Provide direct individual and group mental health/and or substance abuse counseling services
Work with medical providers and the interdisciplinary clinical team to review and integrate mental health and substance abuse services into treatment plans
Works with patients’ care managers to integrate mental health and substance abuse services into individual service plans.
Develop outcomes and prepare regular reports on individual, group, and program achievements as assigned.
Provides therapeutic support and education to patients/ clients individually or in group settings
Provide short term motivational counseling to patients/clients who are not ready, willing, or able to participate in mental health or substance abuse treatment programs
Requires the ability to relate to people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, races, sexual orientations and gender identities or expressions.
Responsible for maintaining confidentiality of all patient, clients, proprietary, and protected information.
Employees are accountable for meeting performance standards of their departments. They participate in compliance audits and quality improvement plans.
Other duties as assigned
Master’s degree in counseling, social work, psychology or a closely related field. NYS licensure required as LCSW-R. Three years direct experience in providing individual and group mental health and/or substance abuse counseling needed. Program development experience strongly preferred.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to stand, sit, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Occasionally the employee must stoop, bend and lift or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description lists only those responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position.