Mental Health Systems, Inc. (MHS) was founded in 1978 to provide mental health and drug and alcohol rehabilitation services in an innovative and cost-effective manner. We continue to ensure that the delivery of these services conforms to the MHS core values. Our goal is to improve lives and instill hope by using new and creative treatment strategies while respecting time-proven methods of intervention.
MHS is a Drug-Free workplace therefore all staff must comply with Drug-Free Workplace requirements regarding alcohol and drug use. MHS performs post-offer substance abuse testing on all employees. MHS provides a full range of benefits to regular employees. These benefits include paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, partially paid employee health insurance, flexible spending account, paid employee long-term disability insurance, an MHS funded profit sharing plan, and an individual employee-funded 403(b) plan. Eligibility for benefits is contingent upon employment status; see MHS Employee Handbook for full details. Eligible part-time employees will receive benefits on a prorated basis. Eligibility for employment with MHS requires satisfactory criminal background clearance including conviction records.
The Intern performs a range of psychotherapeutic and rehabilitative interventions, including psychosocial assessment, individual and group counseling, crisis intervention and limited case management duties for clients under the supervision of staff. The range of authority and decision making for this position is limited to and consistent with MHS policy for Intern/Volunteer staff, and the Board of Behavioral Sciences policies and procedures for internship placement.
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MHS requires all employees to attain a minimum degree of training and knowledge in cultural competency, ethics, co-occurring and gender responsiveness and to routinely demonstrate these traits in everyday work relationships. To this end, each MHS employee must undergo a minimum of four hours of cultural competency training annually and four hours of ethics, co-occurring and gender responsiveness bi-annually.