JOB SUMMARY: Under supervision of the Family-based Mental Health Services Program Supervisor, the Mental Health Worker works in a two-person treatment team and provides direct therapeutic interventions to a child or adolescent and family in the client’s home. Team members provide assistance with connecting to community resources and participate in meetings with collaterals.
- A bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, nursing, social work, rehabilitation, pre-med, theology, anthropology or a closely related discipline with at least one year of experience working with children in a CASSP system; or,
- 12 college-level semester hours in humanities or social services, one year of experience in a CASSP system program and enrollment for certification by the Department of Public Welfare, Office of Mental Health (OMH), as a mental health family-based worker; or,
- S/he must be a licensed nurse (RN) with at least one year of experience in a CASSP system and be enrolled for certification by the Department of Public Welfare OMH as a mental health family-based worker. The incumbent must demonstrate sensitivity to the cultural and socioeconomic differences present among the Agency’s defined-service population.