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Job Title Rehabilitation Instructor
Date Posted 2020-02-10
Location All Locations
Description

Clients in the PSR program are in recovery from serious and persistent mental illness. All program activities are designed to provide clients with the skills necessary to recover from their illness and gain independence. PSR instructors are responsible for facilitating psychosocial educational groups and assisting with the daily functioning of PSR.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities/Essential Functions (some duties may not be performed by all employees assigned this position title):

  • Facilitate psychosocial, educational and recreational groups for persons with mental illness as part of an inter-disciplinary treatment team.
  • Assist in the development of curricula for PSR classes and writing lesson plans.
  • Act as a positive role model for consumers. This includes modeling appropriate dress, behavior, communication skills and problem solving skills.
  • Attend staff meetings, trainings and treatment team meetings as required.
  • Work as an active member of the clinical team. This includes attending clinical meetings, sharing pertinent information about consumer behavior and helping to carry out the decisions of those meetings.
  • Complete weekly progress notes, consumer assessments, critical incident reports and lesson plans.
  • Track client attendance for all groups on a weekly basis and provide information to supervisor.
  • Complete client billing on a weekly basis and submit to supervisor.
  • Maintain ongoing communication regarding recovery process with supervisor and Team Leader/Therapists.
  • Provide input and participate in the QI process, attend its quarterly meetings, and provide updates on achieving established goals and objectives.
  • Participate in the annual United Way grant request presentation.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Free Benefits!

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, Social Work, Rehabilitation, Education or a related field;

Or, Associate of Arts degree in Human Services or related fields plus two (2) years experience in providing services in the functional area taught (e.g. psychosocial education, basic living skills, etc.);

Or High School degree and four (4) years of experience providing services in the functional area taught; And, has trained in and uses a pre-approved curriculum and has had prior experience in the mental health field serving or working with individuals with Serious Mental Illness (SMI); And, has demonstrated skills in teaching the curriculum to consumer family members; And, demonstrates both good communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate at a level commensurate with the consumers.

Title VI Notice to the Public: Therapeutic Living Services, Inc. (TLS) operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, national origin and disability in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with the TLS Title VI Coordinator at 5601 Domingo Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108 or (505) 268-5295.