Child Psychiatric Rehabilitation Counselor

Employer
Key Point Health Services, Inc
Location
Elkton, MD
Posted
Nov 09, 2018
Closes
Nov 13, 2018
Hours
Full Time
Job Description 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 psycho education support and assistance to each child as necessary in order to implement and achieve personal 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 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 Director 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 Ensure compliance with all agency policies and procedures and state regulations governing the provision of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services for Minors Abide by all safety rules and regulations of the department facility and agency Carry out the mission philosophy of care and policies of Key Point Health Services Inc Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job Duties responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice 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 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 pounds and occasionally lift and or move up to 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