26 days old

Therapeutic Program Worker

Canton, OH 44702
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The mission of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) is to provide statewide leadership of a high quality mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery system that is effective and valued by all Ohioans

Coaches patients to function independently in self-help & daily living skills (e.g., personal hygiene, feeding, grooming, etiquette, social skills) by using a variety of training techniques (e.g., behavior modification, token economy systems, hand-over-hand instruction, limit setting) according to prescribed individual treatment plan (i.e., ITP); institutes appropriate crisis intervention (e.g., verbal, physical), for unacceptable behavior as defined by ITP; implements appropriate therapeutic precautions (e.g., suicide, assault, escape); organizes/conducts activities &/or groups (e.g., educational, games, crafts, walks) & ensures patient participation; assists with related scheduled activities (e.g., operates motor vehicle to transport patients to appointments, recreational, educational &/or occupational activities).

Completes charting, documentation, records & reports (e.g., patient behavior & progress/regression in relation to ITP; problem areas; delivery of services to patients; reactions to medications or any unusual incidences; needs, changes or responses affecting ITP, census checks).

Participates directly or indirectly in development of ITP (i.e., plans designed toward recovery) in cooperation with hospital clinical staff (e.g., attends meetings, communicates any alterations in patient behavior verbally &/or in writing).

Performs variety of miscellaneous duties (e.g., light housekeeping in patient areas & living quarters; identifies & reports safety concerns; attends & completes required trainings & educational programs; shops for/with patients for clothing &/or personal belongings; clerical support).

Formal education in arithmetic that includes addition & subtraction & in reading, writing & speaking common English vocabulary. In Department of Developmental Disabilities, must also possess a high school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalence pursuant to Chapter 5123:2-3-01(F) (1) (c).

For positions that require operation of motor vehicle to transport consumers to recreational, educational &/or occupational activities, a valid drivers license is required.

-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above.

Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-24
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