Summary of Position:
Participates in providing structured partial care program services via therapeutic groups and activities; arranges services for an individual case load of consumers to optimize community resources and community linkages in collaboration with persons served.
Works with persons served and the multidisciplinary team to plan and implement the plan of care and subsequent reviews reporting changes in service.
Plans and facilitates therapeutic groups and activities, which involve psycho education, medication education, nutrition, group counseling, behavior management, community meetings, coping skills, pre-vocational skills, social skills, daily living skills, leisure activities, and alcohol/drug education, support groups.
Provides timely documentation into consumer’s clinical records notating weekly participation in the therapeutic community, responses to service plan interventions, consumer advocacy and service coordination.
Engages new persons served into the program and re-engages persons who have decreased their participation.
Actively seeks supervision to discuss pertinent clinical issues and intervention strategies to foster consistency for the persons served to progress.
Seeks appropriate consultation with program specialist or designee when persons served exhibit danger to self or others.
Demonstrates knowledge of licit and illicit substances and related treatment intervention strategies and socio-cultural dimensions influencing chemical dependence.
Maintains required CPR, Handle With Care and first aid education/certifications.
BA in related field from an accredited institution with at least 1 year of experience in providison of children’s mental health services -or- 3 years expereience working with adolescents in partial care.
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