Mental Health Technician
Avita Community Partners - Blairsville, GA

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Job Duties:
  • Provides a broad range of paraprofessional behavioral health and social services to clients and their families
  • Under supervision, will organize and facilitate group counseling.
  • Participates in treatment team planning, and performs crisis intervention
  • Will teach daily living skills to clients and will monitor/document progress toward treatment goals.
  • Assists in dealing with personal and social problems
  • May provide supportive counseling to clients and families and/or serve as a liaison for social services
  • Will focus on skill development and assist with linkage to resources.
  • Will transport clients as needed. Must be willing to use personal vehicle when necessary.
  • Flexible hours, however, must be available late evenings as some clients require transportation until 7:00 pm (occasionally later)
  • Assists clients in locating and utilizing community resources including legal, medical, financial assistance, and other referral services.
  • Counsels clients living in group homes and halfway houses; assists in pre-release and release planning.
  • Implements and organizes the delivery of specific social services within the community.
  • Implements life skills workshops and programs in behavior management, youth services, community and social services.
  • Maintains contact with other social service agencies and health care providers involved with clients to provide information and obtain feedback on clients overall progress.
  • Monitors client’s progress towards treatment goals.
  • Provides short-term case management and referral services to clients with emergency situations

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