Mental Health Counselor Autism Clinic - Psychiatry Child/Adol Parma

Location: Parma Health Center - Autism Clinic

Biweekly Hours: (Part-Time) 40.00

Shift: 8AM-5PM

Grant Funded Position

The MetroHealth System is redefining health care by going beyond medical treatment to improve the foundations of community health and well-being: affordable housing, a cleaner environment, economic opportunity and access to fresh food, convenient transportation, legal help and other services. The system strives to become as good at preventing disease as it is at treating it. Founded in 1837, Cuyahoga County's safety-net health system operates four hospitals, four emergency departments and more than 20 health centers.


With oversight from an independently licensed supervisor, provides mental health evaluations and treatments for patients in an assigned area, including the child or adult outpatient clinics (including primary or specialty care offices), May provide mental health services at off-campus location(s) based on the assigned area (i.e. in schools, the jail, etc.). Performs diagnostic assessments, individual psychotherapy treatment, group therapy/counseling sessions, and crisis intervention services. Contributes to preparations for mental health and substance use care programs. Collaborates with Psychiatrists and other colleagues as needed. Upholds the mission, vision, values, and customer service standards of The MetroHealth System.


Required: Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, or other Behavioral Health-related field of study from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education or another similar accrediting body. Currently licensed by the State of Ohio as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Experience with evidence-based behavioral health interventions Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills. Obtains independent licensure within 3 years of hire. (Applies to employees hired after 12/31/22) Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of cultural, ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Preferred: Experience with Psychiatric evaluations and dispositions. Experience with therapeutic interventions and treatment planning. Experience with Trauma and substance use treatment interventions. Physical Requirements: May sit, stand, stoop, bend, and ambulate intermittently during the day. May need to sit or stand for extended periods. See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Finger dexterity to operate office equipment is required. May need to lift to twenty-five (25) pounds on occasion. Ability to communicate face-to-face, via phone, email, and other communications. Ability to see computer monitor and departmental documents.