Last updated: Thursday, March 26, 2020

2300 NW Walnut Blvd • Corvallis, OR 97330 • Suite 1D

OPAHEC@samhealth.org

Phone: 541-768-4137 | Fax: (541) 768-9916

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Participates in basic treatment of, and provide security and escort services for patients, contributing to a therapeutic atmosphere

  • Job responsibilities: Helps patients develop relapse prevention skills, create recovery plan, admissions, develop bond with patients
  • Important Qualities: Friendly, Firm, Compassionate, Ability to de-escalate, Creativity and innovation
  • Possible work settings: Hospitals, Mental health clinics, Hospice, Home health care, Schools, Law enforcement agencies, Detention centers, Adoption agencies, Branches of the military
  • Notes from Carlos and Jenny:
  1. Rewards: Pride that patients take into their final artwork 
  2. Advice: Create a professional intimacy between clients and medical professionals

Mental Health Therapist