Water Gap Wellness Center is one of the premier Mental Health and Addiction Treatment facilities in the Northeast US. Located in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania on the PA/NJ border, Water Gap Wellness dually licensed to provide an individualized, holistic wellness program to treat individuals who have a primary mental health diagnosis, substance use disorder, or co-occurring disorder.
All clients receive intensive clinical therapy regardless of whether they have completed inpatient or residential treatment for a mental health, behavioral health and/or substance use disorder. Clients benefit from a comprehensive, structured level of step-down support that fosters transition to a more independent lifestyle.
The therapist provides individual, group and family therapy, crisis intervention services, psychoeducation presentations and experiential learning groups for clients and their families.
Conduct individual counseling sessions (2x a week)
Conduct family sessions as applicable.
Facilitate assigned group sessions.
Provides clinical consultation for clients and their families, and referents upon request.
Prepare psychosocial assessments, treatment plans and clinical discharge summaries
Evaluate the needs of the patient and determine if referrals to other programs or facilities is needed.
Ensure all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents are completed timely and in a clear concise manner.
Provide crisis intervention to patient as needed.
Complete discharge paperwork as needed.
Act as a liaison with insurance carriers as requested.
Provide case management duties for patient ensuring individualized quality care.
May assist in the training of new clinical staff and interns, providing direction and clinical guidance.
Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.
Master’s or Bachelor’s in counseling, social work, psychology or another counseling-related field required
Three (3) years’ experience in social work preferred
Experience working with addictions and/or mental health.
Experience using a variety of interventions including DBT, CBT, Family Systems,
Ability to demonstrate an understanding of a variety of models and theories of addiction, mental illness, and related issues.
Knowledge of philosophies, practices, policies, and outcomes of models of treatment, recovery, relapse prevention and continuing care for dually diagnosed populations.
Understanding of diagnostic criteria for dual conditions and the ability to conceptualize modalities and placement criteria within the continuum of care.
Ability to demonstrate an understanding of diverse cultures and gender-specific issues and the ability to incorporate the needs of gender and culturally diverse groups into the practice setting.
Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize workload and work independently.
Proficient computer skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Expressive or training in Therapies preferred.
CPR/First Aid Certification is required for this position. If not CPR/First Aid certified at the time of hire, certification must be obtained within the state-mandated time frame after the first day of employment.
Light/Sedentary work – lifting 20 lbs maximum and occasional lifting and/or carrying articles such as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Involves sitting and a certain amount of walking and standing occasionally to carry out job functions. Communication is required.