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Program Therapist

Bellaire, Texas
Job Type
23 Sep 2022

Job Description

The Program Therapist is responsible for assessing patients, developing treatment plans, providing appropriate treatment including individual counseling, family counseling, group counseling, discharge planning, specialty groups and education related to mental health and substance use disorders.


  • Assesses patients, develops treatment plans based on clinical assessment and patient needs and goals.
  • Involve patients' family, significant other, and other collateral to support patient success.
  • Meets with patients within 24 hours of admission to complete initial treatment plan and establish therapeutic rapport.
  • Assesses suicidality and possibility for danger to self or others.
  • Collaborates with medical, nursing, and counseling staff.
  • Facilitates patient process and educational groups, specialty groups such as post-traumatic stress disorder, body image and dysmorphia, and/or Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
  • Serve as a professional resource to others in resolving complex case issues
  • Appropriately documents all clinical service provided, completing charts after each individual, group, and family session prior to leaving for the day.
  • Upholds confidentiality of patient and patient records in accordance with State and Federal laws.
  • Conducts self in a manner that represents PaRC Discovery Behavioral Health values at all times.
  • Adheres to all PaRC Discovery Behavioral Health Policies and Procedures
  • Maintains a positive and respectful attitude with all work-related contacts.
  • Meets productivity standards and performs duties as workload necessitates.
  • Remains well informed of current literature, trends, research, and developments in the field of substance use and mental health disorders, and treatment methodology.
  • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

This is a full-time position that will work Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm. To learn more about our programs, please visit .

  • Minimum of Master's degree in Social Work or related behavioral science field.
  • Licensure in field of expertise; LMSW, LCSW, LPC, LMFT
  • Two years post graduate experience with patients presenting with psychological distress.
  • Demonstrate knowledge, skill, and education specific to substance use and mental health disorders.
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient population served.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of human growth and development as it relates to different phases of the life cycle.
  • Specific age groups that are served by this position include Adult, Adult/Geriatric, and Adolescent
Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

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  • Job Reference: 719404717-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Discovery Behavioral Health
  • Location: Bellaire, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent