Posted 2 years ago

Job Description: Diagnostician/Therapist (Employee)

The Diagnostician/Therapist works with clients to assess their needs and provides clinical evaluations to assist them in reaching their intended goals.


  • Ensures confidentiality of records relating to client treatment
  • Performs intake interviews to gain a foundational understanding of individual needs
  • Completes treatment plans to assist clients
  • Completes LOCUS and GAINS forms for clients as needed
  • Designs appropriate referral recommendations using available community resources
  • Engages new intakes by meeting weekly until assignments can be made
  • May assign therapy for clients
  • Provides therapy as needed; maintains an active client caseload
  • Works with families and involved persons to de-escalate situations, make crises plans, and enlist cooperation with recommended treatment plans
  • Works with Clinical Managers to assign new intakes to teams, including follow through to ensure CSW assignments
  • Must process Diagnostic Assessments daily
  • Completes all work including documenting interactions using Wellness HealthCare Clinics standards, DBH policies and procedures and other federal, state, or local regulatory requirements
  • Completes client and other records in CREDIBLE regarding the participation in mental health treatment
  • Attend meetings that may include staff meetings, meetings with supervisor, and any other activities which ensure the smooth functioning of clinical operations
  • Attends all company-required training
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Master’s degree in Social Work or Psychology
  • Licensed in DC as LGSW, LGPC, LPC, or LICSW
  • 2 years’ experience working with the mental health population
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities

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