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Counselor/Social Worker

Covington Behavioral Health Covington Full-Time
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Conduct individual counseling sessions and group or family sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and document as required.

May co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions and assist with modifying problem behaviors.

May be responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment for patient.

May prepare individual treatment plan for each assigned patient.

Ensure all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents are completed timely and in a clear concise manner.

Assist with modifying problem behaviors and may also provide counseling services to families of patient.

May act as a liaison between referral sources and patient.

Provide crisis intervention to patient, as needed.

May plan for aftercare for assigned patient.

May act as a liaison with insurance carriers, as requested.

May provide case management duties for patient, ensuring individualized quality care.

Evaluate the needs of patient and determine if referrals to other programs or facilities is needed.


Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.


High School diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree in social or health services field preferred with two or more years of experience in counseling field;

OR Bachelor's degree in other field with four or more years’ experience in the counseling field;

OR Master's degree in social or health services field with one year professional work experience;

Degree must be from an accredited college or university.


Licensure or certification for counseling may be required by the state in which the facility operates.

First Aid, CPR, de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility)


Skills required

Diseases And Disorders
Mental Health
Crisis Intervention
Home Care
Assisted Living
Utilization Management
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Located in Covington, Louisiana, Covington Behavioral Health Hospital is a licensed 60-bed treatment center specializing in providing compassionate, individualized care for adult individuals who are experiencing difficulties with their emotional and mental well-being. We offer a comprehensive suite of inpatient care with detox and intensive outpatient program services.

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