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Licensed Community Therapist

790 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218, USA Req #257
Wednesday, January 10, 2024


Are you passionate about promoting mental wellness and are committed to empowering others?

With your expertise and passion for helping others, you'll contribute to the overall well-being of our community while advancing your own professional development.

If you're ready to make a positive impact and thrive in a supportive environment, we encourage you to apply today.

Job Summary:
The Licensed Community Therapist –provides OLP-Other Licensed Practitioner services to individuals with behavioral health needs, including counseling, treatment planning, and evaluation. Also, clinical supervision, as needed, of Community Providers who provide direct services. Service is provided to children, foster youth, and families to insure that they are linked with supports both in the home, and in the community. The OLP researches and communicates with community organizations, and providers to provide a diverse array of services and to insure all families and staff are aware of the resources available to them in their communities.

Essential Job Duties:
An OLP will provide direct services to clients in their home or community, and oversee the direct service providers as needed, ensuring quality service standards are met provide support, training and coaching to the staff.
1. Provide OLP services, including: Assessments: Treatment Planning: Psychotherapy (Counseling) and Crisis Intervention Activities.
2. Develop and coordinate training for staff, as needed.
3. Effectively resolves problems related to the delivery of therapeutic services and/or seeks appropriate assistance from the Chief Clinical Officer and/or Human Resources.
4. Provide supervision as needed to providers, review utilization and service provision, develop service plans and provide clinical oversight in determining client needs and provide therapeutic support.
5. Attend New Worker Training and insure DOH, OMH and OPWDD Training standards are met, maintain your records reflecting this. Complete required CEU’s for Licensure.
6. Attend team meetings, staff meetings and supervision sessions as scheduled
7. Report all incidents
8. Research community resources and build partnerships to assist with client programming
9. Insure appropriate chain of command is utilized
10. Complies with all federal and state regulations and agency policies pertaining to HIPAA, false claims, whistleblower policies and all others.
11. Performs all other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor

• Excellent customer skills
• Computer skills

• Communication: Oral and written
• Dependability: Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations
• Quality Focus: Promoting and maintaining high standards at work, looking for ways to improve products and services, and encouraging coworkers to do so as well
• Problem solving: Takes a systematic approach to solving problems rather than reacting to symptoms
• Empowering others: The ability to convey confidence in employees' ability to be successful, especially at challenging new tasks; delegating significant responsibility and authority; allowing employees freedom to decide how they will accomplish their goals and resolve issues.
• Taking initiative: Identifying what needs to be done and doing it before being asked or before the situation requires it

Training Requirements:
• Agency required annual trainings including Mandated Reporter, CPR
• Program specific trainings including Trauma informed care

Minimum Degree Required: Master’s Degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling

Minimum Experience Required: at least 3 years of experience working with children

Required License/Registration/ Certification: Licensed based on degree:


Physical Requirements:
The overall nature of the position is sedentary requiring little physical effort with occasional light physical exertion required. There is little, if any, exposure to environmental conditions
• The constant physical demands of the position are standing and walking.
• The frequent physical demands of the position are climbing, talking, hearing, repetitive motions, and eye/hand/foot coordination, sitting.
• The occasional physical demands of the position are lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, handling, grasping, and feeling

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $28.52
  • Max Hiring Rate $33.00
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  • 790 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218, USA