To provide mental health service assessment, treatment and interventions for children/ teens in a group setting, that have been referred for Day Treatment services. Day Treatment is an intensive rehabilitative mental health service to youth whose mental health is significantly impairing their functioning in school, home and community environments. It is believed that providing comprehensive mental health services including group therapy, group skills, individual therapy and family therapy in addition to collaborating with other significant people in a child’s life can strengthen the child’s ability to effectively cope with mental health issues and receive the support necessary to function to the best of their ability. CTSS is a foundational element to the provision of services and it is important that rules surrounding CTSS are followed including services based on a Diagnostic Assessment, service recommendations and a treatment plan. Day Treatment is intended to improve the child’s functioning in home, school and community settings while supporting the client’s readiness to access less intensive mental health and community resources.
To provide direct group skills services to benefit children and teens participating in Day Treatment. The Mental Health Practitioner will function as part of a multi-disciplinary team comprised of a clinical director/professional supervisor, therapists, other mental health practitioners, youth care workers and administrative staff. It is critical that the Practitioner have the ability to respond to a fast paced environment in a competent and flexible manner while maintaining professional boundaries, and good professional health and well-being. As a core component of Day Treatment services, it is important that the Practitioner develop and maintain consistent, positive relationships with collaborative partners (i.e. parents/guardians, school staff, outside service providers, probation officers, county social workers) in order to facilitate effective wrap around care for the client.
We are seeking to hire a Mental Health Practitioner or Clinical Trainee.
This position is currently not accepting applications.
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