Interim Mental Health Worker

Public Health Management Corporation Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 2 months ago

The Mental Health Worker (MHW) is responsible for direct therapy with children enrolled in the Center's daily Creating Opportunities for Relating and Engaging program (C.O.R.E.). This position is for approximately 3-4 months to cover a leave of absence and will report to the Assistant Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement intervention strategies with clients

  • Demonstrate initiative and responsibility for pursuing therapeutic resources for clients in accordance with the Center for Autism's mission statement

  • Completes daily billing information

  • Completes daily data collection

  • Maintains physical environment to ensure clinical interventions and client safety

  • Complete daily sheet for client

  • Complete incident/injury reports

  • Participate in team meetings

  • Share responsibility for maintaining team meeting documentation

  • Maintain effectiveness in response to various situational demands

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisors

Skills:

  • Credible or other similar program

  • Physical ability to lift children, play on the floor and run with/after children

  • Able to move (repeatedly) from a standing to kneeling position and bak

  • Detail oriented

  • Ability to meet deadlines

Experience:

  • Minimum of one (1) year direct care experience or one year supervised practice in lieu of the experience requirement.

Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited program in an area of human services, which includes but may not be limited to the following: psychology, social work, counseling, criminal justice, and/or marriage and family therapy

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited program in any area plus two years of direct experience.

Salary:

  • Minimum: $17.00/hour

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

  • This position is classified as salaried non-exempt in accordance to FLSA standards.
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Interim Mental Health Worker

Public Health Management Corporation