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Therapist

Company: College Internship Program Inc
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Comprehensive Benefits Package Healthcare insurance
Dental and Vision
Life Insurance
Short-term/Long-term Disability
401(k) Retirement Plan (company match vests immediately)
Paid time off (15 vacation; 3 personal days per year; plus paid sick leave)
12 Observed Holidays
Fitness/Wellness Reimbursement
Tuition Reimbursement About CIP We're the College Internship Program (CIP), and we've been helping young adults on the autism spectrum and with learning differences find success in college, employment, and independent living in our centers across the US since 1984. The Work Experience Our students are amazing, and the gratification that goes with partnering with them to achieve their goals is the reward of a lifetime. CIP's programs are specially designed to help young adults make a successful transition from late adolescence to independence. Our vision is to challenge the norms of what people with learning differences can achieve. Position Overview The Therapist facilitates improved student mental and emotional well-being through advocating, educating, and treatment in collaboration with other CIP personnel and stakeholders of the student's success Objectives Delivery of high-quality direct clinical services including tele-counseling Working within the CIP Clinical Framework to provide assessments, support plans, case management, as well as individual and group counseling Leadership in crisis intervention and emergency on-call situations Excellence in communication and collaboration with prescribing physicians on medication, the continuity and support of external treatment plans and care. Mastery and dedicated use of CIP's medical record platform - eCare Vault Timely outreach and consultation with CIP staff and administration Increasing student engagement, participation, self-awareness, and self-advocacy in the ongoing process of personal mental health management Developing effective skills and strategies for student led navigation of mental, behavioral, and associated physical health services in real world settings. Standard Activities Documentation & recordkeeping of clinical assessments, notes, and student related records. Assessment, review, and participation in prospective and current student needs analysis Conducts individual student therapy sessions using evidence- based practices Conducts group therapy using evidence-based practices, Design, oversee, and manages behavioral support plans in tandem with the student Assists student in assessing medication challenges and needs in coordination with physician or psychiatric support Coordinates with external providers regarding therapeutic or psychopharmacological needs, where applicable Coordinates with other personnel at CIP to remain apprised of students' prescribed medications Provides, brief solution-focused family consultations when appropriate Assesses for safety when presented with concerns from the student or CIP team; monitoring the risk of deliberate harm to self or others during individual sessions and in emergency situations in collaboration with team Guides, informs and educates non-clinical staff regarding diagnoses and their impact on a normalized basis. Effectively communicating and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders of the student's success Other duties as assigned Occasional but rare work outside of normal business hours, largely for client support Required Education / Experience Master's degree in a field such as social work, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, Autism, Psychology or similar Licensed by the state of practice or in active pursuit of a license with current and ongoing supervision Proficient with office utility computer software programs and a quick learner in new technologies Preferred Education / Experience Experience in the field of autism and/or learning disabilities Clinical experience in an educational setting among young adults with ASD Travel Minimal travel outside of the local area

Keywords: College Internship Program Inc, Berkeley , Therapist, Healthcare , Berkeley, California

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