The Mental Health Paraprofessional provides behavioral interventions in compliance with applicable statues, regulations, codes, etc. Provides guidance to patients to assist with attainment of treatment goals. Provided services on-site on a regularly scheduled or as needed basis. Documents all services in a timely manner. Attends and participates in regular multidisciplinary staffings. Performs other services as requested or assigned. Demonstrates ethical treatment and billing practices. Engages in continuing education requirements.
BS in Psychology or Sociology is preferred. Mental Health experience is required.
Must be able to pass drug test and background check.
About Valley Behavioral Health System:
Valley Behavioral Health System, located in Fort Smith, Arkansas, offers a complete continuum of care for individuals who are struggling with the difficulties of mental health disorders. Each patient receives an individualized treatment plan which is implemented by a multi-disciplinary team of therapists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, nurse practitioners, and therapeutic recreational specialists, as well as a number of other caring mental health technician. Through a number of therapeutic techniques we help each patient develop the coping skills needed to achieve their highest level of functioning.
*Acute inpatient child & adolescent services
*Acute Adult Inpatient
*Acute Geriatric Psychiatric unit
*Intensive outpatient program (IOP) for adults
*Partial hospitalization program (PHP) for adults
*Sub-acute (residential) child & adolescent inpatient services
*K-12 Therapeutic Day Treatment (TDT) educational services
*Valley Outpatient services for families, adults, children, and adolescents
*School-based services for children and adolescents
*Mobile Assessment Services
At Valley Behavioral Health System, we put the patient first making sure to provide them with the dignity and respect they deserve. We are dedicated to providing those in need of mental health treatment with excellent, life-changing care. We promote positive self-awareness and personal growth, while at the same time allowing you to feel empowered.