Behavioral Health Clinicians Perform a Variety of Activities at Interim:
Psychotherapeutic Services and Counseling:
- Provide group and adjunct psychotherapy services including but not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
- Facilitate a variety of psychotherapeutic groups that give clients the opportunity to gain skills and learning in areas of basic living, and interpersonal relationships/communication through a variety of evidence base practices.
- Counsel clients individually to set, track and achieve rehabilitation and recovery goals.
- Provide individual client centered therapy, as needed, including use of Motivational Interviewing. Listen, respond empathically and engage in problem solving. Identify symptoms and assist clients in self-management skills for mental illness.
Needs Assessment and Treatment Plan Tracking:
- Conduct and utilize client needs assessments for development and tracking of client centered treatment planning.
- Establish and maintain linkage with other social service, health and mental health agencies, including county psychiatrist and case coordinator.
- Maintain accurate and secure summary information based on documentation in computer files and databases and follow the HIPAA Privacy Rules guidelines for protecting client’s medical records.
- Identify, assess and respond to crisis situations.