SUMMARY: Mental Health Specialist I: Provides a variety of case management, skills training, support services, group and individual counseling as required for children and families with Severe Persistent Mental Illness, and Chemical Dependency as needed for the level of the position.
This is an entry level professional position with a B.A. degree plus two-years experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience with individuals with severe or persistent mental illness, developmental disabilities, or alcohol and drug dependency. Performs case management and some individual and group counseling under general direction
Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Education and/or Experience: a B.A. degree plus two years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires a current driver's license.
Pendleton - Pendleton, OR 97801 US (Primary)
Associated topics: cell, clinical, domestic, mental, sickle, social work, social worker, substance, tirr, youth