Behavioral Health Technician 2 or 3 - Cumming/Dawsonville
at Avita Community Partners

Date Posted: 11/29/2019

Job Description


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.
•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


Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:

•Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health or related field or Counseling (SST-2)
OR
Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health or Counseling or related field and one year experience working with adults who have a SPMI diagnosis in a social services delivery setting (SST-3).

•Schedule is 8a-5p but must be willing to work flexible hours based on client needs.

•No applicant may have six (6) or more points against their driver's license or a suspended or revoked driver's license within the last five (5) years.

This is a full time position and is subject to organizational benefits.

•**Criminal Background Check and Drug Screen are required on all employees.
•*Positions may be filled before the closing (ending) date if a qualified candidate is selected.**

NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview
Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

Position Reference # - 33876, 33615

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Cumming, GA
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 11/29/2019

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Avita Community Partners is a resource for individuals and families in northeast Georgia experiencing the disabling effects of mental illness, developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases. Our goal is to assist in the development of safe, stable, meaningful lives for all.

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