Part-time (40 hours per pay period), days & evenings with flexibility to work varying hours based on need, eligible for select benefits. Clinical licensure in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Substance Abuse Treatment, or Psychology required, LCSW preferred.
The Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) is a member of the Community Health Team (CHT) and will be working directly with Planned Parenthood of Northern New England (PPNNE) Middlebury Health Center (an OB/GYN practice). The goal of the BHC is to extend the care offered by the Provider to address psycho-social needs with their patients (including but not limited to women of reproductive age -15-44 yo) who screen positive. Needs include education/cognitive limitations, psychological challenges such as anxiety or depression, alcohol or substance abuse/dependency, instability/volatility in housing, employment or primary relationships, obesity, tobacco addiction, sedentary lifestyle, social isolation, and any combination of these and other factors that negatively impact or impede insight, self agency, or motivation for health-related behavior change.
The BHC will provide assessment and screening relative to these barriers, and provide short-term (4-6 sessions) counseling and/or referral to other providers/agencies/programs as appropriate.
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