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Requisition Number 18-0268
Post Date 9/11/2018
Title CPST/TBS Provider
City Toledo, OH
Location 22nd Street

Harbor is seeking a part-time, non-licensed Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment/Therapeutic Behavioral Services Provider who delivers professional care in the community setting and/or group programming setting to children, youth and adults experiencing a severe and persistent mental illness, and their families.  This position is 28 hours per week.

Job Duties:


  • Responsible for the quality and completeness of the clinical record.
  • Develops and updates Individualized Service Plan (ISP) for each client.
  • Responsible for accurate and timely documentation which may include, but is not limited to: activity/progress notes, ISPs, DPS logs, incident report forms and any other forms necessary to document services.
  • Types clinical documentation in the format appropriate and acceptable to Harbor
  • In providing billable services, fulfills or exceeds unit expectations established by Harbor.

Provides Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment service activities:


  • Assesses client needs and formulates a strength-based ISP in conjunction with the client, family and/or significant others.
  • Evaluates and revises the ISP according to the client’s responses and needs.
  • Crisis prevention / intervention
  • Follows crisis prevention/intervention protocols.

Ongoing interventions

  • Provides support, education and consultation to clients, families, and/or significant others.
  • Provides therapeutic interventions as noted in the ISP to maintain the client in the least-restrictive environment and to enhance client and family functioning.
  • Monitors clients to identify and minimize effects of psychiatric symptoms.
  • Provides education on self-management of symptoms to clients, families and/or significant others.


  • Assists the client and family in increasing social support skills and networks.
  • Coordinates indicated evaluations and assessments by internal and/or external providers.
  • Coordinates and monitors all services identified in the ISP.
  • Provides assistance in gaining access to essential community resources.


Provides individual and group Therapeutic Behavioral services, including but not limited to:

Treatment Planning

  • Identification of strategies or treatment options.
  • Developing and providing solution focused interventions and emotional and behavioral management drawn from evidence-based psychotherapeutic treatments.
  • Restoration of social skills.
  • Restoration of daily functioning.
  • Crisis prevention and amelioration.
  • Group services.


Additional Mental Health Day Treatment expectations may include:

  • Provides Therapeutic Behavioral Group services within a day treatment model that may include, but are not limited to, the following: Determination of needed mental health interventions; Skills development; Developing positive coping mechanisms; Managing mental health and behavioral symptoms to enhance vocational/school opportunities and/or independent living; Psycho-educational interventions including individualized instruction and training of persons served in order to increase their knowledge and understanding of their psychiatric diagnosis(es), prognosis(es), treatment, and rehabilitation.


Special Work Conditions

  • Keeps current with trends and developments related to essential job competencies and demonstrates continued growth in the essential job competencies.
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma and 3 years of experience required.  Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or closely related behavioral/mental health field preferred.
  • Must be proficient and accurate in computer use, including Microsoft Word.
  • Must successfully complete required training, before services are rendered, in basic  competencies including, at a minimum, an understanding of mental illness or substance use disorder treatment and recovery, psychiatric and substance use disorder symptoms and their impact on functioning and behavior; how to therapeutically engage a person with mental illness or a person in substance use disorder treatment and recovery;; crisis response procedures; an understanding of the community  behavioral health system, social service systems, criminal justice system and other healthcare systems; de-escalation techniques and understanding how your own behavior can impact the behavior of others.
  • Must successfully demonstrate the basic competencies listed above, as determined by your supervisor’s review, within 90 days of hire.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record and be deemed insurable through Harbor’s vehicle insurance carrier.
  • CPR/First Aid and NCI/CPI Certifications required within 90 days of employment.
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