Qualified Mental Health Specialist
Location: Paulding, Ohio
Responsible for building and maintaining therapeutic relationships and providing basic outreach to a caseload of clients who have a history of severe and persistent mental illness and/or other drug abuse or dependence. Coordinates and participates in the preparation of the Individual Service Plan (ISP) for clients. Assists and supports the client in crisis situations. Offers support including education and consultation to family or significant others. Aids the clients in symptom monitoring and self-management of symptoms to facilitate appropriate adaptation. Assists in the development of skills for recovery and successful community living. Assists and supports the client in obtaining and utilizing the essential community resources as well as the involvement in positive relationships and activities within the community.
A Bachelor or Associate degree in social work or a related degree (psychology, sociology), and/or two years’ work experience in a related field.
A complete benefits package is available, and salary will be commensurate with experience.