First Hospital is Northeastern Pennsylvania's only private psychiatric hospital, providing inpatient psychiatric treatment for children, adolescents and adults. Accredited by The Joint Commission, we are at the centre of an integrated mental health delivery system that includes CHOICES, an inpatient and outpatient program that offers professional addiction treatment services to adolescents and adults; and Community Counselling Services, an outpatient program for those in need of psychiatric care.
First Hospital's150-bed facility provides an environment conducive to recovery and healing. Personal attention is integral to our treatment philosophy which combines a team of experienced professionals with compassionate and respectful care.
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This position carries the responsibility of providing therapeutic services to clients of the Partial Hospitalization Program at Community counseling Services in Wilkes Barre. This person is responsible for guiding and consulting on clinical matters as well as assisting the supervisor with administrative duties such as patient scheduling, attending case staffing, and working with staff throughout the clinic to assure provision of quality mental health services. This person is expected to work well within a group program.
Require an Associate Degree in Human Services or in a related field (i.e., psychology, social work, etc.) An understanding of clinical concept and principles is preferred. This position offers opportunities to learn about group programs and conducting mental health related group interventions. Knowledge of trauma interventions preferred.
Exercise judgment in the collection, organization, hypotheses generating and tasking in assessing the individual, family, and group dynamics of people experiencing distress. Develop and execute an intervention strategy in response to psychosocial analyses and psychiatric assessments. This person will have opportunities to learn: mental status examinations, completion of psychosocial history, developing diagnoses, and treatment planning to bring about effective clinical interaction.
Community Health System