Registered Intern Counselor
Sarasota, FL 
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Job/Internship Description

At Centerstone, our mission is delivering care that changes people's lives. For over 60 years, Centerstone has been providing community-based behavioral healthcare, substance-abuse treatment and therapeutic foster care services across the U.S. We're committed to bringing passionate and customer experience-focused individuals to help us continue to provide the best care to our communities. If you think you're a good match to join our organization, please review the career opportunity below and submit your application. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Description:

Position Summary: Provides individual, family and group counseling to children and adults with mental health and co-occurring disorders. Completes assessments and treatment plans, makes referrals and coordinates discharge planning. Services are provided in the Sarasota office.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or a related field; 1 year experience working with children and adults; Registered Intern eligible. Bi-Lingual competency is welcome.

Special Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of the theory and practice of child and family counseling.

Competent clinical skills, clear communication skills and knowledge of community resources. Ability to formulate and implement solution-focused treatment plans. Self-directed and organized.

Essential Functions/Job Duties:

Develop therapeutic rapport with clients - Meet with clients as scheduled to aid in development of therapeutic relationships.

Diagnostic Assessment - Formulate a provisional diagnostic assessment based on information presented, identify need for risk assessment.

Concurrent Documentation - Completes documentation within 24 hours.

Provide individual, family and group therapy to individuals for mental health and/or substance abuse disorders.

Screenings - Complete screenings for depression, suicide, drug use, home assessment, etc.

Treatment Planning - Developing, writing, implementing, evaluating and revising overall treatment goals/objectives and plans per ongoing assessment of needs and input from the individual using individual strengths.

Therapeutic Interventions - Use of empirically based modalities to engage and manage their mental health or substance abuse diagnosis.

Referrals - Complete, document and follow up on referrals, including collateral contacts.

Discharge/close referrals - Discharge clients who successfully complete therapy services and those who fail to follow through.

Other Related Duties - Peer Reviews, consultation, attend staffings, work with community partners, state reporting, follow contract policies and processes, state reporting, etc.

Work Environment/Physical Demands: Works in well-lighted areas. Sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during work hours. Is subject to frequent interruptions. Is involved with clients, residents, family members, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., in a behavioral health setting.

Position Type, Expected Hours of Work and Travel: This is a full-time position. Routine days and hours of work are Monday through Friday between 8:00am and 7:00pm. The expected work hours are 40 hours per week.

Time Type:

Full time

Delivering Care that Changes People's Lives starts with our employees. As a Centerstone employee there are many perks to enjoy. Below are just some of the great benefits you might be eligible for with Centerstone.

  • Health & Wellness
    • Medical Coverage
    • Dental Coverage
    • Vision Coverage
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Health Savings Account
    • Short Term Disability
    • Long Term Disability - Company Paid
    • Wellness Programs - Company Paid
  • Financial Wellbeing
    • Competitive Compensation Packages
    • Life Insurance - Company Paid
    • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance - Company Paid
    • 403b Retirement Plan with Company Funded Matching
    • Retirement and Financial Planning Services
    • Employee Discounts including Dell Computers, Verizon Wireless, Liberty Mutual, Costco, and Enterprise Rent-a-Car
    • Loan Forgiveness options through federal programs (National Health Service Corps & Public Service Loan Forgiveness)
  • Career Development and Growth
    • At Centerstone training is one of our highest priorities. We provide company paid professional training for various skills, certifications, and continuing education
    • Opportunities for growth and movement - We encourage our employees to consider new growth opportunities with us and have a 5 state footprint for those looking to relocate geographically
    • Centerstone Research Institute and Center for Clinical Excellence teach provide staff with industry best practices and processes
  • Work Life Balance
    • Paid Time Off - Generous PTO for Vacations, Illness, Personal Days, Etc. (Paid Holidays)
    • Flexible Work Schedules to promote a Healthy Work Life Balance
    • Employee Assistance Program - assists employees with personal problems and/or work-related problems that may impact their job performance, health, mental and emotional well-being

Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or protected veteran status.

Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V). We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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As soon as possible
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