Community Clinician -- Atlanta

Location:

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Date published:

10-Oct-2017

Northstar Psychological Services (NPS) is a community based CORE service provider. We are seeking to hire Masters Level Community Clinicians, both provisional and fully licensed individuals.

Currently we have opportunities in the following areas: APS, Carver Cluster, and Beecher Elementary

Our Partners: Cobb County Schools, Atlanta Public Schools and Marietta City Schools  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conducts a thorough assessment and evaluation
  • Develops a comprehensive Person-Centered Plan geared toward children/family needs, i.e., parenting education, child development training, communication skills, behavior management training, etc
  • Documents findings and assessments during visits at home, school; collateral contacts made with family, teachers, tutors, counselors, social workers, etc
  • Consults with partner organization(s) to ensure continuity of care
  • Must be able to provide counseling sessions individually or with family or group sessions
  • Makes arrangements and monitors community services needed. Acts as an advocate for clients
  • Assist client’s families in contacting community resources such as SSI, WIC enrollment, referral for behavioral and physical health services, etc
  • Reviews cases regularly and documents progress and/or problems of clients in treatment
  • Continuously seeks ways to improve via professional development, both internal and external
  • Meets or exceeds deadlines for needed documentation


MINIMUM EDUCATION & TRAINING:

Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related behavioral health sciences from an accredited school. Current valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.

 

EXPERIENCE:

2-3 years of defined clinical knowledge-base as gained by working in community mental health, case management, or social work. Must have a basic to intermediate understanding of CPT codes, authorizations, and OTRs.