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Mental Health Technician I- Mental Health, Residential

Location
Fresno, California
Job Type
Full Time
Posted
14 Jan 2022
Job Description

As aMENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN I, you will be responsible for assisting and supporting residents through the entire treatment experience from admission through discharge. You will work daily with our clients and be responsible for:

* Contributing insightful, practical and meaningful information to support the clients behavior, mood and healing process
* Role-modeling appropriate and supportive behavior based on your training and experience
* Supporting our clients in their journey to a healthier and more productive life

The MH Technicianteam is available to our clients on a twenty-four hour basis. MH Technician Iare often part of the clients major support system, and as such, derive great satisfaction from making a powerful difference in their lives. MH Technician Imanage crisis situations such as food refusal, emotional breakdowns and more. Discovery Mood & Anxiety is open to ideas for connecting with our clients in new and innovative ways. MH Technician Iare empowered to be creative in their approach as personal strengths, skills and passions (e.g. yoga, art, hobbies) may be integrated into our program.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Greeting new clients and introducing them to their primary treatment team
* Determining whether the new client has any special needs, communicating those needs to the treatment team and assisting in making sure the needs are met
* Contributing to the well-being of all clients by serving as a positive role model, demonstrating appropriate dress, grooming, communication and positive behavior in a professional, warm and caring manner
* Facilitating the treatment plan set forth by the Therapist by providing day-to-day support
* Engaging clients in therapeutic groups to promote coping skills, relapse prevention, DBT, education and life skills
* Participating in a weekly multi-disciplinary team meeting
* Sharing vital information of the clients progress with the treatment team
* Understanding and maintaining the confidential nature of all client and program related activities
* Eating together during meal times to model positive dietary behaviors
* Maintaining an inviting environment by ensuring the house is tidy and clean at all times
* Assisting Therapists in the discharge process by helping the client transition home
* Attending all training, education and staff enrichment activities; being familiar with the Philosophy, Mission and Objectives of Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program

THIS IS AN PART TIME POSITION THAT WILL WORK SAT, SUN 3PM-11PM, AND MONDAY 2PM-10PM. For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at_discoverymood.com_.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 473065648-2
  • Date Posted: 14 January 2022
  • Employer: Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program
  • Location: Fresno, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Mental Health
  • Job Type: Full Time