Lead Therapist – IOP program, Mazzoni Center

Posted by Mazzoni Center on February 26, 2018

To provide comprehensive LGBTQ group and individual substance abuse recovery focused treatment with an adult population in an outpatient setting; also, a family therapy component with this population will also be required. IOP program planning and outreach to assist in treatment efficacy and to help build attendance in the IOP will also be expected. The IOP therapist will be expected to use advanced knowledge in addiction assessment and treatment for individuals with alcohol and drug dependency and abuse concerns.

  • Conduct clinical assessments, including gathering relevant information with regard to history, symptoms and behavioral patterns; and, evaluate the nature and extent of alcohol and substance use.
  • Develop a comprehensive treatment plan designed for individuals struggling with addiction that includes — a psycho educational component, appropriate homework/work sheet assignments and any other means of engaging individuals in the treatment of addictive behaviors, progress noted complete with step down recommendations (transfers, discharges); treatment plan to be updated weekly.
  • Implement treatment planning that is in accordance with best practice standards for an IOP; treatment plans must include – objectives, specific interventions, individual strengths and challenges, and appropriate diagnoses. Must also include any progress over time.
  • Assist in developing curriculum to build program and insure treatment efficacy.
  • Facilitate effective therapeutic interventions in group, family and individual sessions, as directed by the goals laid out in the treatment plan; and must effectively engage clients using comprehensive plan.


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