Lead Mental Health Worker
Under the supervision of the Shift Supervisor, the Wellness and Resiliency Program Lead Mental Health Worker ensures that all partial program activities are delivered in accordance with the highest quality clinical standards. Lead Mental Health Worker ensures that the children remain involved in the program and provide guidance and direction for all children within the program in accordance with the individual treatment plan and the program philosophy.
The Wellness and Resiliency Program Lead Mental Health Worker is expected to work closely with co-workers and other disciplines to create the best treatment program for every child and must customize service to meet the needs of the individual.
- Promotes, creates, allows and assures effective communication among the staff and other departments throughout the agency.
- Provides daily communication to other staff, including supervisory staff, regarding child needs and concerns.
- Participates in meetings as assigned by supervisory staff.
- Communicates regularly with parent and teachers to receive feedback on progress and treatment goals.
- Documents all therapeutic interactions, unusual incidents, routine activities etc. as required by program and agency policies and procedures via daily progress notes, daily reports, incident reports, and clinical notes.
- Education: Minimum – Bachelor’s Degree in psychology or related field.
- Experience: Two years working with children or adolescents preferably in a Mental Health setting or related field.
- Special Skills: Familiar with the multiple child-serving systems (e.g. education, juvenile justice, child welfare, mental health, drug and alcohol, health care, and vocational rehabilitation).