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Behavioral Health

Licensed Mental Health Counselor (PIPBHC)  Brooklyn, NY  : 11/1/2022
Job Description

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Job Category:

Behavioral Health

Position Type:

Full Time


The Licensed Mental Health Counselor will promote full integration and collaboration in clinical practice between primary and behavioral healthcare in support of the improvement of integrated care models for primary care and behavioral healthcare to improve the overall wellness and physical health status of adults with a serious mental illness (SMI) or children with a serious emotional disturbance (SED) and promote, offer integrated care services related to screening, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental and substance use disorders, and co-occurring physical health conditions and chronic diseases. This position is in the Bronx, NY. The hourly rate for this role is $35.00/hr.



  • Provide individual and group services to adults with severe and persistent mental illness aimed at assisting them in achieving their life role goals and maintaining overall wellness.
  • Provision of services that follow applicable regulatory agency oversight and are in line with standards of care.
  • Maintain collaborative and compliant documentation that meets regulatory agency standards and organizational expectations.
  • Actively participate on an interdisciplinary team that recruits and maintains participants in a comprehensive care program
  • Participate in person-centered treatment planning, including risk assessment and crisis planning
  • Conduct regular collateral follow-ups with treatment partners as clinically indicated.
  • Work closely with clients to create a formal treatment plan that addresses mental health co-morbidity treatment (including improving adherence to recommended treatment) and periodically re-assess and follow-up.
  • Evaluate and provide therapeutic interventions to individuals and in groups using evidence-based practices.
  • Complete all paperwork requirements and statistical reporting to ensure program compliance with applicable intergovernmental oversight agencies.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records as required. 
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and workshops, to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • All other duties as assigned by the director and clinical supervisor.


  • Previous relevant experience in a Mental or Behavioral Health environment is required
  • Master's Degree in Social Work or an equivalent related field required. LMSW, LCSW, or LMHC required
  • Preferred current and unrestricted LCSW NYS Licensure OR Licensed Mental Health Counselor preferred 
  • Substance Use Disorder and/or Mental Health Experience required
  • Ability to use business acumen to exercise good judgment and decision-making.
  • Ability to deal with sensitive issues with diplomacy and discretion.
  • Must be able to multi-task with strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate both verbally and in written form.
  • Commitment to cultural diversity and sensitivity.
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor under pressure and operate with a keen sense of urgency and commitment to quality.
  • Must have completed the Mandated Reporter Training.


*Acacia Network is an equal opportunity employer*


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