Traveling Children's School-Based Clinician - COMCARE
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Wichita, KS 67203
Company: Sedgwick County
Pay: $40,347.84 annual
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8-5 p.m. with some evenings
Provide goal-directed, client-centered, medically necessary individual and family therapy to children with Serious Emotional Disturbance and their families primarily in the USD 259 Schools and as needed in the Family and Children’s Community Services Clinic in order to improve the quality of life and ability to function more successfully in the community. Computer documentation of all services in a timely manner is required.
Service Provision Therapy and Assessment Services
•Individual therapy using identified and accepted methods to remediate symptoms of mental illness and/or improve emotional and functional well-being.
•Intake/assessment to include history, presenting problems and diagnoses using DSM-V criteria.
•Conduct risk assessments as needed to address safety of clients.
•Initiates outreach to increase engagement
•Prepare quality treatment plans in collaboration with client and/or guardian, additional treatment team and community partners.
•Facilitate or collaborate in review, updates and progress on goals with Treatment Plan coordinator or other member of the treatment team.
•Complete progress notes in accordance with COMCARE guidelines which meet requirements for medical necessity, goal-directed therapy and client response to treatment within prescribed timelines.
•Complete Notes for Record, Precautions statements and authorizations for release of records, releases of information, safety documents and other documentation as required and/or recommended.
•Enters no show and cancellations for accuracy and completeness of medical record.
•Enter AIMS data as needed.
•Completes discharge summary when closing to therapy services.
•Completes court reports or treatment summaries within required timelines as set by the entity
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree or higher. Must be licensed by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board as an LMSW, LMFT, LMLP, LPC, or LP.
Preferred Qualifications: May be clinically licensed by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board as an LCP or LCPC, LCMFT, or LSCSW.
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