Licensed Therapist MI/DD Team
Job Opportunity at CommQuest Services, Inc.

Posted on Sep 12    

Location: Canton, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4142052

JOB POSTING:  Licensed Therapist MI/DD Team

We are currently hiring a Licensed Therapists for our MI/DD Team. The MI/DD team renders services to individuals 11 – 24 years of age who are impacted by both a developmental disability and mental illness.  The Intensive Home Based Therapy interventions will be primarily community based and will focus on recovery and resiliency principles.  The Therapist will work with parents and other community partners, primarily the Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities, to assist those referred to remain in their natural environment.

This position is community based and the therapist must possess excellent assessment and crisis intervention skills, as well as demonstrate the ability to collaborate effectively across multiple systems in our community.  Knowledge of the DSM V is critical, as well as the ability to complete a Comprehensive Assessment.

A Master’s Degree in either Counseling or Social Work is required, as well as licensure by the Ohio Board of Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists as either a LPC or LSW.  A valid Ohio Driver’s License required. 

Essential Functions:

1)       Ability to assess client and family/support need

2)       Empowerment and promotion of recovery

3)       Effective crisis management

4)       Knowledge of  mental illness and developmental disabilities

5)       Advocacy and outreach on behalf of clients

6)       Symptom monitoring and interventions to reduce psychiatric symptoms

7)       Knowledge of community resources and natural supports

8)       Linkage with appropriate resources on behalf of clients

9)       Willingness to work in a variety of community settings

10)   Insure confidentiality of client information

11)   Perform duties in an ethical manner and maintain professional boundaries

12)   Attend trainings and meetings as recommended by supervisor

13)   Accurate and timely documentation according to agency standards

14)   Utilization of supervision and teamwork toward best practice service delivery

15)   Ability to respond to the needs of the team on an as needed basis

16)   Other duties as assigned.


CommQuest Services is the largest provider of addiction and mental health services in Stark County.

Send resumes to along with salary requirements.  Please put “Licensed Therapist MI/DD Team” in the subject line of the email.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for
 employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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