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Mental Health Worker- Associate

Description

The Mental Health Worker- Associate will work as a part of the CSBBH team that provides trauma-informed care trainings, facilitates groups, and other patient support activities as requested. WIll have the opportunity to be a part of a mental health team and school environment. 

The schedule for this position will be predominately M-F 8a-430p but will require flexibility to allow for sessions with families who may work later hours. The dress code is business casual with casual Fridays. 


Responsibilities:

 

  • In cooperation with the team, develop, assess, facilitate and monitor group activities for the patients.
  • Monitor daily progress notes, data collection, summarization, and graphing for assigned patients. This includes but is not limited to educational, behavioral and skills development programs as well as research protocols.
  • Work effectively and cooperatively in a trans-disciplinary environment, served by the supervision of several senior staff.
  • Participate in the development, implementation and monitoring of behavioral and functional assessments of the patients.
  • Promote professional rapport with co-workers, patients, and visitors to the Institute.
  • Coordinate the data management involved in program evaluation and report these findings to other clinical community members.
  • Assess and monitor skills development programming (cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, expressive, social skills, process) for the patients.
  • Assist in monitoring patient satisfaction (teachers, parents, child, outside agency)
  • Monitor daily progress notes charted for each student.
  • Implement non-physical crisis intervention support and linkages to the school and families.
  • Provide professional development and consultation to schools and families.
  • Monitor daily data collection, summarization, and graphing for assigned students. This includes educational, behavioral, and skills interventions.
  • Responsible for case management and service coordination needs of families
  • Plan and implement individual, group, classroom and family therapies in the home, school and community settings as therapeutically appropriate.
  • Monitor consumer satisfaction (i.e. teachers, parents, child, outside agency personnel).
  • Provide weekly positive communication to families on students progress.
  • Coordinate the data management involved in progress evaluation and report to clinical staff through daily check-in/check-out and monthly treatment plan reviews with families.
  • Document clinical and non-clinical interactions through progress notes.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in psychology, social work, counseling and education or related field.
  • Minimum of One year of experience in mental health or related field preferred


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCMC)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct