AltaPointe Health Systems

Therapeutic Mentor, Part Time

Job Locations US-AL-Mobile | US-AL-Fairhope
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/19/2022 10:49 AM)
Job ID
2022-17243
# of Openings
1
AltaPointe Site
Children's Outpatient Services - Mobile
Category
Entry Level, Behavioral
Position Type
Part Time
Shift/Hours
Varies

Overview

Children's Outpatient Services provides treatment for children and adolescents and their families and is intended to improve and maintain a child’s or an adolescent’s stability in the community. Treatment focuses on problem resolution, symptom reduction, stabilization and/or prevention of movement to a higher level of care. Services include individual, family and group therapy, medication evaluation and management, case management, in home intervention, case consultation and summer day treatment services. The type of treatment is highly variable and depends upon the individual’s existing symptoms and developmental level.

Responsibilities

General Responsibilities

  • Provides support to youth by building trusting relationships
  • Supports, coaches and trains youth in age-appropriate behaviors
  • Supports, coaches and trains youth to demonstrate problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Offers support and guidance to youth as they receive services
  • Participates in one-on-one meetings or treatment team meetings to discuss ideas, difficulties, suggestions, and expectations
  • Provides social interaction, both individually and as a group, to develop social and recreational skills and to help participants develop insight into their mental illness
  • Promotes recovery-oriented skills to help achieve goals created in the treatment plan
  • Connects youth and young adults to community supports, natural supports and additional programs
  • Assist participants in developing empowerment skills through self-advocacy and advocates on behalf of participant when needed
  • Acts as a resource and safe person for youth to approach with questions, concerns and accomplishments
  • Plans and conducts peer support groups focusing on topics related to recovery
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor

 

Clinical Record Keeping

  • Documents in a timely fashion per AltaPointe policy
  • Documents legibly and in a clear and concise manner
  • Documents individualized participant responses to services provided

 

Supervision and Consultation

  • Seeks supervision and consultation as needed
  • Accepts and employs suggestions for improvement
  • Actively works to enhance skills
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings as required
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Courteous and respectful attitudes towards participants, visitors and co-workers:

  • Treats participants with care, dignity and compassion
  • Respects participant’s privacy and confidentiality
  • Is pleasant and cooperative with others
  • Assists participants and visitors as needed
  • Personal values don’t inhibit ability to relate and care for others
  • Is sensitive to the participant’s needs, expectations and individual differences
  • Is gentle and calm with participants and families

 

Administrative and Other Related Duties as Assigned:

  • Actively participates in Performance Improvement activities
  • Actively participates in AltaPointe committees as required
  • Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner
  • Follows AltaPointe policies and procedures
  • Attends appropriate in-services training and other workshops

 

Qualifications

High school diploma or its equivalent; a valid, verifiable driver’s license, a good driving record, reliable transportation and verifiable vehicle liability insurance; 2 years experiences working with children and/or adolescents,  ability to work flexible hours including evening and weekend hours; ability to attend DMH-approved Therapeutic Mentor training for certification

 

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