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Mental Health Technician
Regional Mental Health • Merrillville, IN
Posted 1 month ago
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Mental Health Technician- Inpatient - Nights - Regional Mental Health Center
Regional Mental Health Center, is a progressive, not-for-profit, comprehensive community mental health center, with over a dozen locations, located within 45-minutes southeast of downtown Chicago in Northwest Indiana. Regional is part of the system of private non-profit mental health centers that have successfully served Indiana for over 40 years. Regional Mental Health Center offers a comprehensive range of professional services to meet the mental health and addiction treatment needs of adults, children, and families. Services can vary from parenting or stress management classes for the general public, to crisis intervention services or hospitalization for an acute psychiatric episode. As an organization that specializes in providing behavioral health programs, Regional Mental Health Center also provides such services as counseling for marriage, child-related, and aging concerns, as well as treatment for addiction problems and serious mental illness. We provide individual, couple, group and family therapy, and psychopharmacology services at multiple locations. The Strawhun Center in Merrillville, Indiana has an inpatient program, which provides acute hospital care for mild to serious psychiatric disorders. Additionally, addictions programs are provided for adults needing residential care or intensive day treatment at both the East Chicago and Merrillville, Indiana locations. Outpatient psychotherapy groups for substance abusers are also provided at multiple locations.
Position: Mental Health Technician – Inpatient- Nights
The Mental Health Technician provides technical psychiatric mental health services to adults, which are directed toward: Assistance in maintaining daily routines while clients are hospitalized or in a residential or day treatment setting. Providing skills and support to enable clients to regain coping abilities and prevent further disability. Crisis interventions and creating a therapeutic milieu to facilitate treatment goals.
- Associate degree in related field or two years relevant college coursework (or see experience equivalent).
- One (1) year in a human service field.