Mental Health Technician II

Employer
Grady Health System
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Posted
Jun 11, 2021
Closes
Jun 15, 2021
Ref
2224908047
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Business
Grady Health System offers many career paths in Behavioral Health. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your career, you can find a rewarding position at Grady!

SUMMARY

The Mental Health Technician II (MHT) provides services to people who experience serious mental illness. This includes providing group and/or individual training on a variety of topics including social and coping skills and self-management. Provides service coordination and or linkage to community services that meet the needs of the individual patient/consumer and engages in crisis prevention and management as necessary. May work in the hospital, outpatient clinic, or community settings, including support provided in the home, at work/school, or in shelters.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Sciences, including Criminal Justice, Cultural Studies, Anthropology, or Sociology is required.
    (In lieu of degree in Behavioral Science, will accept bachelor's degree in nonrelated field, along with six (6) years of comparable job experience, with one (1) year of experience with the SPMI and/or Addictive Disease population, preferably in a full time status.)A minimum of three (3) years of experience, with one (1) year of experience with the SPMI and/or Addictive Disease population, preferably in a full time status, is required. Prefer candidates hold Certification in one of the following: Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) from the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NTRC) Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification Certified Psychosocial Rehabilitation Professional (CPRP) from the United States Psychosocial Rehabilitation Association (USPRA) Equal Opportunity Employer-Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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