Autism Program Therapist - Wilmington Hospital/ Newark Campus
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Mental Health/Social Services
Internal Number: JR58217
The Child and Adolescent team is looking for a clinical therapist with experience working with the Autism population. Clinician will support children; adolescents and their families engage in therapeutic environment. Clinician will join a multi-disciplinary team of Child psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists and case managers. They will be responsible for assessments, treatment planning, therapeutic services, and interventions, while supporting a diverse population.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Engage in therapy with patients and/or families using both in person or virtual settings.
Conduct individual and family therapy using evidenced based practices.
Appropriately assess patient and family needs.
Work in multidisciplinary team to provide continuity of care.
Communicate with other individuals in community that are involved in patient care.
Engage in treatment planning.
Support patients and families engage in community and educational settings.
Identify social determinants of health and support patients access resources.
Crisis plan and determine appropriately level of care.
Plan for clinical transition of care.
Document and complete session notes for billing.
Participate in practice setting expectations including but not limited to team huddles, case reviews, hospital wide trainings, department trainings and other duties as assigned
Qualifications and Licensure:
LCSW or LMSW
Minimum of 3 years' experience in a mental health setting.
Minimum of 1 year experience working with the Autism population.
Additional certifications, qualifications, trainings, or experience using the following modalities are desired:
Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) / Trauma Focused CBT, Family therapy, Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) or experience with behavior modifications strategies. Relationship based therapies such as DIR/Floortime or Early Start Denver Model, Peers, Project ImPACT
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.