Behavioral Health Intake Clinician

Jewish Community Services | Baltimore, MD, United States

Jewish Jobs Weekly

Our most popular service.
Subscribe to a weekly email of jobs!

Click here to Subscribe

Posted Date 4/26/2023

The Behavioral Health Intake Clinician is responsible for conducting comprehensive clinical assessments and intakes of prospective Mental Health Services’ clients and matching clients to appropriate services and staff. They also provide brief consultations and short-term therapeutic interventions for individuals and families as needed. They will assist those struggling with complex needs including behavioral health and substance abuse issues.

Primary Responsibilities:

Performs clinical assessment of needs, bio-psychosocial and mini mental status exams, and thorough substance use assessments for people seeking behavioral health services. 

Refers individuals and families to additional internal and external resources based upon identified need facilitating connections to those resources. 

Provides short-term therapy for a limited number of clients, as well as approved by supervisor. 

Develops and reviews treatment plans for clients on personal caseload in compliance with established guidelines.

Education & Skills:

Master’s degree in social work, Counseling,

Psychology, Addictions, or related behavioral health field from an accredited college or university; licensure at provisional level or higher (e.g., LMSW, LGPC, LCSW, LCSW-C, LCPC, LMFT) eligible for 3rd party insurance reimbursement. 

Two or more years work-related experience with clinical assessment and therapeutic intervention for behavioral health and substance use disorders. 

Knowledge base to include: intake assessments, therapeutic interventions, substance use disorders, behavioral health;

Professional ethical standards and licensure guidelines; local community mental health and substance abuse resources. 

Proficiency with Microsoft products, Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint, Teams, and ability to successfully utilize Electronic Medical Record. 



*COVID Vaccination & Proof of Vaccination Required*





The PERKS of Working at JCS: Comprehensive Benefit Plan +
401(k) + Generous Paid Time Off & Holidays + Free JCC gym membership (taxes apply) + Professional Development Opportunities + Legal Shield + Pet Insurance + MD 529 College Savings Plans + Competitive Salary + Free CEU Opportunities + Supervision for Licensure





JCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer




All opportunities at JCS are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of criminal background clearances, drug test, and degree and/or license verification. If the position requires driving, a valid driver’s license, motor vehicle clearance, and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual, or local requirements may apply.



Salary60.00 - 65,000.00 Annual
Full Time
Human Services
Organization Type
Community Centers | Community Relations | Consulting Services | Family Services | Global Nonprofit | Other | Outreach | Senior Services | Social Work
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Vision
Job Location
Views 108

Share this job

Part Time, Seasonal, and Contract Nonprofit Jewish Communal Jobs

Nonprofit Jewish Communal Jobs Online