Mental Health Specialist I (FT) job vacancy in Lifeways Inc (Ontario, OR 97914)

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Company name : Lifeways Inc
Location : Ontario, OR 97914
Position : Mental Health Specialist I (FT)

Description :
Want to make a difference in someone’s life?

Join the Lifeways team serving the community since 1964. We are a progressive behavioral health organization specializing in helping people in our community achieve and maintain emotional and social well-being.

Lifeways is currently seeking one, full-time,
Skills Trainer to join the Child and Adolescent Team at our outpatient office, located in Ontario, OR.

Lifeways provides the following benefits:

Health, dental, vision plans.
401k with company contribution.
Voluntary benefits.
life and short-term disability, etc.
Generous PTO plan.
Wellness plan.
Professional development funds.
Life balance-oriented organization.

The skills trainer works collaboratively with a mental health provider (counselor) to provide a clinically guided skills training program tailored for a particular client. A skills training program allows the child/youth to practice and reaffirm skills they are working on in therapy in a variety of “real-world” settings, in the office, at home, and in the community. Areas of growth targeted by skills training can include emotion identification and regulation, anger management, social skills, decision making, boundaries, safety, and other coping skills. Skills training facilitates development of necessary skills in order for client and/or family to manage symptoms or functional impairments independently.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job:

Provide a variety of life skills training to children and youth.
Provide skills training in individual and group settings.
Work collaboratively with mental health providers to develop appropriate skills training programs tailored to the needs of a particular client.
Work collaboratively with treatment team and participate in the family’s team and/or case management meetings.
Gain certification in the CANS (Child and Adolescent Needs/Strengths) Assessment Tool (ages 0-5 and 6-20) and update CANS as per fidelity standards.
Fulfill all documentation requirements in accordance with Lifeways policy and procedures.
Other responsibilities as assigned to support specific department/business needs, including backup support for co-workers.

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