Hope Community Resources, Inc.

  • Barrow: Mental Health Associate - On Call

    Job ID
    2018-2501
    Job Locations
    US-AK-Barrow
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Compensation Min
    USD $23.67/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $26.45/Hr.
  • Overview

    The Mental Health Associate (MHA) implements therapeutic interventions in home, school and community environments. The MHA teaches living skills, social and communication skills and other needed life skills for social independence and community inclusion. The MHA provides support recipients with opportunities to work on goals as outlined in the treatment plan.

    Responsibilities

    1. Implements one-on-one therapeutic interventions and techniques as outlined in the treatment plan, including activities of daily living, inclusionary activities in the community, and mental and behavioral supports. Assists with personal financial management as needed. 

    2. Teaches and assists treatment recipients to develop life skills through safely accessing and participating in community services, organizations and activities. Helps facilitate interactions between support recipients and others. 

    3. Models and mentors positive communications and behaviors.

    4. Collaborates with all members of the team to develop and implement support plans and monitor their effectiveness. 

    5. Coordinates transportation for treatment recipients, which may include transporting in a personal vehicle, arranging public transportation, and/or through the use of vehicles assigned to the Agency. 

    6. Completes accurate, timely, and thorough documentation, including but not limited to, service notes, goal tracking, incident reports, and timecards, to be in compliance with Agency standards and Federal and State regulations.

     

     

    Qualifications

    Required

     

    • Two years of experience working with individuals who experience challenging behaviors or in the mental health or special education field.

    Desired

     
    • Bachelor degree in Psychology, Special Education or a closely related field.
    • Ability to demonstrate understanding of concepts of generalization and normalization, least restrictive environments, interdisciplinary team, and behavior modification.

    Other

    • Ability to lift 35 lbs, or 1/3 of body weight, whichever is less, from a squat-and-kneel position
    • Possess a valid driver license & at least 3 years of driving experience (may include permit time)
    • Provide driving record that meets agency guidelines
    • Pass a criminal background check under state regulation

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