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Therapist, Residential

Hopewell Residential Group Home | St. Louis, MO | Full Time

Job Description

ABOUT US:

ALM Hopewell Center provides comprehensive mental health services to children and adults in the northern and central parts of the City of St. Louis and North St. Louis City. A professional mental health staff serves a growing caseload of 2,800 patients, of which greater than ninety-five percent are chronically mentally ill and suffering from major psychiatric disorders. Hopewell Center operates a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Center and a Comprehensive Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center for adults and youth. Many services are provided at schools. Emergency services, including a crisis bed and mobile outreach, are available twenty-four hours per day. A multi-disciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, counselors, social workers, educators, and support staff work diligently to carry out the mission of providing comprehensive care to patients and their families.

 

ALM Hopewell Center is staffing for a Therapist for our Residential Program.  The team will service consumers transitional age and older adults.

DESCRIPTION:

The Residential team uses an array of techniques to engage difficult-to-treat consumers. All team members function as a unit to wrap around the individual. These techniques include: collaborative, motivational interventions to engage consumers and build intrinsic motivation for receiving services from the team, and, where necessary, therapeutic limit-setting interventions to create extrinsic motivation for receiving services deemed necessary to prevent harm to consumer or others. The team has a thoughtful process for identifying the need for assertive engagement, measuring the effectiveness of chosen techniques, and modifying approach when indicated. 

Provide individual, group, and family counseling/therapy for Residential consumers.  Assist with coordination of clinical activities. The therapist work in partnership with consumers and natural supports, provides education to love ones about mental illness, teaches problem-solving strategies for difficulties caused by illness, and provides and/or connects to natural supports.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Masters degree in Human Services or a related field and at least one year of residential and or behavioral health experience in a behavioral health setting.   Must be an eligible Qualified Mental Health Professional and eligible for LPC or LCSW provisional licensure.  Licensed preferred. Must have transportation.