This individual is responsible for facilitation client growth by promoting skill building in the areas including, but not limited to, social skills, communication skills, problem solving skills, conflict resolution skills and interpersonal relationship skills. The BHIS provider will understand the mental health needs of the client and develop a treatment plan in a collaborative effort with the therapist who completes the assessment and is treating the client. The BHIS provider is committed to working both with the individual child and with the family, and is expected to work evenings and nights as needed to accommodate the client family schedules. As appropriate, the BHIS provider coordinates service with the Burgess Mental Health clinical treatment team. The service interventions are written to match client’s mental health needs. Specific services include heal and behavior intervention, crisis intervention, skill development and training, and community psychiatric supportive treatment.
The BHIS provider is required to have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field related to mental health. Prior experience is helpful, but is not required. Training will be available.