Psych Rehab Outreach Counselor

Employer
Key Point Health Services
Location
Catonsville, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
The Outreach Rehabilitation Counselor is responsible for the comprehensive services offered through on-site and off-site programs. This includes assessment, case management, psycho education, crisis intervention, advocacy, and community liaison. The Rehab. Counselor is also responsible of for the timely and accurate completion of all documentation such as treatment plans and progress notes. Staff are responsible for teaching community skills including ADL's as needed. Must drive 15 passenger vans. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: The rehabilitation Counselor should have either experience or education related to the population with whom they shall work. The employee should have knowledge of the DSM and relevant symptoms of the most common diagnosis within the PRP programs. The Rehab. Counselor will be able to demonstrate proficiency in assessments, treatment planning, advocacy skills and case management skills. The employee demonstrates the ability to express themselves well through writing, interpersonal and oral communication skills. He/She will demonstrate an understanding and sensitivity to serving culturally diverse and/or special needs population while maintaining patient confidentially. ALL APPLICANTS MUST PASS A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK, DRUG SCREEN, AND HAVE A VALID MARYLAND DRIVERS LICENSE (Point restrictions apply) Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree or AA with experience. (One year to one year exchange) Degree MUST be in Psychology, Sociology, Psychiatric Rehab, Mental Health or a related field PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, climb, ascend and descend stairs, balance, taste, and smell. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Company Description: The mission of Key Point Health Services is to provide quality behavioral health services in an environment committed to the journey of wellness and recovery. Community Mental Health Centers Our Community Mental Health Centers offer a full range of services for children and adults. All physicians are Board Certified and licensed in the State of Maryland. Several are specialists in the delivery of mental health care for children and families. All therapists are licensed specialists and offer a wide array of counseling for individuals, families and couples including: Individual, Group & Family Therapy Medication Therapy Adults & Children's Services Groups for Depression, Anxiety, Co-Dependency Issues Psychiatric Rehabilitation Programs (PRP) Psychiatric Rehabilitation Programs (PRP) programs are for adults with serious and persistent mental illness and children. Trained psychiatric rehabilitation practitioners provide services which include: Rehabilitation Readiness which assesses the member's capacity to make important choices in their lives such as where to live or work. If skills or resources are needed the staff is qualified to teach or provide them. Basic Rehabilitation is provided when a member is having difficulties in adjusting to his/her current situations. Staff will perform rehabilitation in the environment of need as indicated in assessments. Enrichment/Support is provided to the member to prevent re- hospitalization and crises. Such activities as leisure groups, community involvement and one-on-one support are provided to achieve this aim. Case Management is a service which helps the member to obtain entitlements and other community resources. This service is given when at least one other service is provided. To maximize the community integration of our members and enable them to be successful and satisfied in the environment of their choice by working together to develop useful rehabilitation goals. School-Based Counseling Key Point has developed programs in many schools in Central Maryland. These services are designed in collaboration with each school to best meet the needs of the particular school community. We are pleased to provide a family-focused treatment service. Identified students and families who elect to participate receive a variety of individual family and group services. Our Clinical staff work closely with the family to identify treatment goals and to develop a plan that meets their needs and aids with educational success. All of our confidential services are provided by licensed mental health professionals.