Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment Provider (CPST/TBS)

Location:
6629 W Central Ave
Toledo 43617

Contact: Jenna Workman - jworkman@harbor.org
More Info: harbor.org
Last Updated: 11/30/2018
Expiration Date: 12/31/2018


Job Description:

Harbor is seeking a full-time, non-licensed  Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment/Therapeutic Behavioral Services Provider who delivers professional care in the community setting and/or group programming setting to children, youth and adults experiencing a severe and persistent mental illness, and their families. 

Job Duties:

Documentation

  • Responsible for the quality and completeness of the clinical record.
  • Develops and updates Individualized Service Plan (ISP) for each client.
  • Responsible for accurate and timely documentation which may include, but is not limited to: activity/progress notes, ISPs, DPS logs, incident report forms and any other forms necessary to document services.
  • Types clinical documentation in the format appropriate and acceptable to Harbor
  • In providing billable services, fulfills or exceeds unit expectations established by Harbor.

Provides Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment service activities:

Evaluation

  • Assesses client needs and formulates a strength-based ISP in conjunction with the client, family and/or significant others.
  • Evaluates and revises the ISP according to the client’s responses and needs.
  • Crisis prevention / intervention
  • Follows crisis prevention/intervention protocols.

Ongoing interventions

  • Provides support, education and consultation to clients, families, and/or significant others.
  • Provides therapeutic interventions as noted in the ISP to maintain the client in the least-restrictive environment and to enhance client and family functioning.
  • Monitors clients to identify and minimize effects of psychiatric symptoms.
  • Provides education on self-management of symptoms to clients, families and/or significant others.

Collaboration

  • Assists the client and family in increasing social support skills and networks.
  • Coordinates indicated evaluations and assessments by internal and/or external providers.
  • Coordinates and monitors all services identified in the ISP.
  • Provides assistance in gaining access to essential community resources.

 

Provides individual and group Therapeutic Behavioral services, including but not limited to:

Treatment Planning

  • Identification of strategies or treatment options.
  • Developing and providing solution focused interventions and emotional and behavioral management drawn from evidence-based psychotherapeutic treatments.
  • Restoration of social skills.
  • Restoration of daily functioning.
  • Crisis prevention and amelioration.
  • Group services.

 

Additional Mental Health Day Treatment expectations may include:

  • Provides Therapeutic Behavioral Group services within a day treatment model that may include, but are not limited to, the following: Determination of needed mental health interventions; Skills development; Developing positive coping mechanisms; Managing mental health and behavioral symptoms to enhance vocational/school opportunities and/or independent living; Psycho-educational interventions including individualized instruction and training of persons served in order to increase their knowledge and understanding of their psychiatric diagnosis(es), prognosis(es), treatment, and rehabilitation.

 

Special Work Conditions

  • Keeps current with trends and developments related to essential job competencies and demonstrates continued growth in the essential job competencies.
Requirements
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma and 3 years of experience required.  Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or closely related behavioral/mental health field preferred.
  • Must be proficient and accurate in computer use, including Microsoft Word.
  • Must successfully complete required training, within 90 days of hire, in mental health competencies including, at a minimum, an understanding of mental illness, psychiatric symptoms, and impact on functioning and behavior; how to therapeutically engage a mentally ill person; concepts of recovery/resiliency; crisis response procedures; an understanding of the community mental health system; de-escalation techniques and understanding how his/her behavior can impact the behavior of individuals.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record and be deemed insurable through Harbor’s vehicle insurance carrier.
  • If Developmental Pediatrics - Completion of a 40-hour Registered Behavior Technician course required or to be obtained within 120 day introductory period.
  • CPR/First Aid and NCI/CPI Certifications required.

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