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Behavioral Health Professional Level 1


Behavioral Health Professional – Level 1

DIVISION:                Youth, Family and Community Services

DEPARTMENT:        Functional Family Therapy

HOURS:                   Per Diem

GRADE:                    9 FLSA (Non-Exempt)

I.                   QUALIFICATIONS:


1.                  Master’s degree in a Human Service field preferred (may include CASAC)                                                       

2.                  Two years’ experience working in Behavioral Health


1.                  Knowledge of Behavioral Health field

2.                  Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team

3.                  Good organizational and time management skills

4.                 Good oral/written communication skills

5.                Good interpersonal skills

6.                Knowledge of community agencies and resources

7.                Familiar with computer programs (e.g. Word, Excel)

8.                The ability to climb stairs, bend, stoop, sit, stand, reach and lift items    weighing 40 lbs.

9.                Ability to legally operate a vehicle in NY State

II.                RESPONSIBLE TO:    Supervisor

I.                MAJOR FUNCTIONS:

1.               Identify individual mental health needs based on ongoing assessments

2.               Develop a therapeutic relationship with individual

3.               Educate individual and/or family on diagnosis/symptom recognition

4.               Develop care plan

5.               Act as a linkage to community services

6.               Utilize software technology pertinent to program

7.               Maintain required documentation and deadlines

8.               Ensure that a person centered planning process is utilized in delivery of services

9.               Assist individual in accessing community resources

10.            Provide crisis intervention

11.            Ensure that individual rights are protected and advocate for individual

12.            Participate in and successfully complete all required training and development

13.            Represent the agency and program in the community and with other service providers

14.            Regular and substantial contact with individuals receiving services

15.            Actively participate in team meetings

16.            Perform other job related activities as directed by supervisor

17.            Understand and follow all program policies and procedures

In compliance with all applicable government laws, rules, regulations and standards and all Catholic Charities Policies and Procedures the duties and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the above.

Catholic Charities of Broome County is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity in the workplace and respect the dignity of each individual. We prohibit discrimination and harassment against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.