The Christian Children’s Home of Ohio is seeking a full time CPST 2 (Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment providers, Level 1) on its Wooster, OH campus. A CPST provides case management services and directs/assists in caring for a group of at risk, special needs children, ages 6-18, under assigned supervision of the Clinical Supervisor. This particular position is in our teenage girls' cottage, and a female clinical is strongly preferred.
CPST provides community psychiatric supportive treatment for each resident in his/her assigned cottage as a member of the resident's clinical team. CPST provider must also provide crisis support throughout the Children’s Residential Center (CRC) campus when directed to do so by CRC supervisory leadership. CPST is an integral part of the cottage staff and must work well with both the clinical team and the Youth Care team. This position must respond to the guidance of both the clinical staff and the Youth Care staff in order to best meet the needs of the residents.
CPST services are to reflect each resident's Individualized Service Plan (ISP) and support his/her treatment stay within the residential cottage. CPST provider must be excellent at de-escalation skills, working with youth in a structured group format, be able to provide education and skill building opportunities in the areas of independent living skills, trauma recovery, coping, stress reduction, interpersonal relationships, esteem building, basic living skills, family issues, asset building and developmental achievements.
Candidates must be 21 or older to apply and must have at minimum a bachelor's degree in a health and human services related field or a bachelor's degree in a non-related field with experience in working with youth in a mental health setting. Licensed Social Worker STRONGLY preferred (or licensable), valid Ohio driver’s license, must be eligible for CCHO automobile insurance. References, background checks and drug screenings will be completed on all potential candidates. EOE. Please download application (www.ccho.org) and submit with resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.