Under general supervision, counsel with emphasis on prevention and/or behavior
modification. Works with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental
health. May help individuals deal with addictions and substance abuse, family,
parenting, and marital problems, suicide, stress management, problems with
self-esteem, and issues associated with aging and mental and emotional health.
Provides a broad range of paraprofessional social services to
patients/clients/consumers and their families. Conducts patient/client/consumer
intakes, participates in treatment team planning, and performs crisis
intervention. Assists in dealing with personal and social problems. May provide
supportive counseling to consumers and families and/or serve as a liaison for
social services. May perform case management duties.
High school diploma or GE
Provide persons, families or vulnerable populations with the psychosocial
support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses and physical
or developmental disabilities. Provides patient education and counseling,
advises caregivers, and makes necessary referrals for other social services.
Completes bio-psychosocial assessments, collaborates with consumers to complete
individualized treatment plans, conducts individual, group, and family the
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