Post-secondary school education and training is required, including internships and other supervised practical experiences in a clinical or rehabilitation setting with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses. May be licensed or certified to work in the field, abide by a code of ethical and practice standards, and be committed to a process of lifetime knowledge and skills development. People with master’s or doctoral degrees in nursing, social work, rehabilitation counseling, or psychology are eligible, as are registered occupational therapists. Must have a strong commitment to the right and ability of each person with a severe and persistent mental illness to live in normal community residences work in market jobs and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services. Skills and competence to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses and respect for client rights and personal preferences in treatment are essential. Candidate should possess a valid Florida driver’s license and be able to provide proof of automobile insurance liability coverage in the of at least $10,000/$20,000/$10,000.
Section: Community Support Services
Location: Palm Beach County