Psychiatric Rehab Counselor for Child PRP
Job Description The Rehabilitation Counselor must have a Bachelor's degree in a health-related field; an Associate's degree in a health-related field; 30 hours (or the equivalent) of college credit toward a bachelor's degree in a health-related field; or one year of work experience in a supervised mental health setting. The Rehabilitation Counselor should have knowledge of the DSM and relevant symptoms of the most common diagnoses of children in the PRP. Employee must be able to demonstrate proficiency in creating and implementing Individual Rehabilitation Plans (IRP). The Rehabilitation Counselor must be able to express themselves well through writing, interpersonal and oral communication skills. Valid Maryland drivers license required. Experience working with emotionally disturbed youth preferred. Implement on-site and off-site rehabilitation activities outlined in the Individual Rehabilitation Plans (IRP) for assigned clients. Conduct in-take meetings for children accepted to the PRP, providing an agency and program overview and completing all necessary paperwork needed prior to the initiation of services.Develop and/or implement the Individual Rehabilitation Plans (IRP) based on the specific strengths, skills and needs of children on assigned caseload. Complete assigned in-home or community based visits for each child on assigned caseload as scheduled each month, providing individualized, creative assistance and support designed to help children achieve their identified goals. Conduct PRP group activity sessions for children enrolled in the PRP, as assigned.Provide individualized case management, psychoeducation, support and assistance to each child, as necessary, in order to implement and achieve prescribed goals.Provide and/or coordinate transportation to individual and group PRP activities, as needed. Ensure timely and accurate completion of all documentation including but not limited to, service tickets, contact notes, monthly progress summaries, and quarterly IRP reviews.Complete all responsibilities and ensure the accurate and timely submission of all paperwork necessary for Key Point to submit and receive payment for services. Work with the Rehabilitation Specialist(s) and the Program Manager to create and implement a monthly schedule of PRP activities. Work with other inter- and intra-agency professionals to coordinate services for assigned caseload. Maintain and ensure appropriate and timely communication with other Mental Health Professionals working with children enrolled in the PRP to ensure an efficient coordination of services. Qualifications ALL APPLICANTS MUST PASS A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK, DRUG SCREEN, AND HAVE A VALID MARYLAND DRIVERS LICENSE (Point restrictions apply) Education and Experience: Bachelors degree or AA with experience or 30 hours (or the equivalent) of college credit toward a Bachelors degree in a health-related field or one year of work experience in a supervised mental health setting. Degree MUST be in Psychology, Sociology, Psychiatric Rehab, Mental Health or a related field The Rehabilitation Counselor should have knowledge of the DSM and relevant symptoms of the most common diagnoses of children in the PRP. Employee must be able to demonstrate proficiency in creating and implementing Individual Rehabilitation Plans (IRP). The Rehabilitation Counselor must be able to express themselves well through writing, interpersonal and oral communication skills. Valid Maryland drivers license required. Experience working with emotionally disturbed youth preferred. 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. The Child PRP Counselor is expected to travel locally between the office, client's residences, and community settings. The Child PRP Counselor is not expected to travel overnight or out of state. 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. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Programs 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.