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Christian Children's Home of Ohio

CPST - Community Psychiatric Support Treatment

Christian Children's Home of Ohio
Sebring, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 11/06/2015
Categories: Church/Ministry - Counseling - Social Services
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

SUMMARY:  Provide community psychiatric support treatment services to children, adolescents and their families.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:   It is the responsibility of each employee to be a consistent witness for Jesus Christ and to adhere to the Standard of Moral Conduct and Statement of Faith.  Further, each employee is responsible for dealing with others with a Christ-like attitude and for demonstrating behaviors reflecting CCHO's core values.


Other duties may be assigned. Essential functions of the job include the following:


CPST services are focused on the client’s “ability to succeed in the community; to identify and access needed services; and to show improvement in school, work and family and integration and contributions within the community” (OAC 5122-29-17). 

  • Duties of the CPST may be conducted in person or by phone and will include those designated by the above Ohio Code:
    • Ongoing assessment of needs
    • Assistance in achieving personal independence in managing basic needs
    • Facilitation of development of daily living skills
    • Coordination of the ISP, including provision of services in the ISP; accessing and linking to support systems and formal community services
    • Symptom monitoring
    • Coordination and assistance in crisis management and stabilization
    • Advocacy and outreach
    • Education and training specific to the needs of the client and family
    • Interventions that eliminate barriers to seeking or maintaining education and employment
    • Activities that increase the client’s capacity to positively impact his/her environment

The CPST will also:

  • Provide well-written documentation of all services to meet requirements
  • Engage in research and supervision to evaluate service techniques.
  • Attend community and agency meetings as needed.
  • Provide services at the convenience of the client with respect to timing and location
  • Provide on-call services, as needed.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:   Bachelor’s degree in social work or equivalent.  Master’s degree or above in social work or clinical counseling, preferred.

For more information, see  References, background checks and drug screennings will be completed on all potential candidates.  EOE.