The Clinician is responsible for providing high quality, trauma-informed therapeutic services and/or case management to Transition Age Youth (TAY) living with a severe and persistent mental illness. The Clinician is part of a multidisciplinary team that provides services that help TAY with activities of daily living, securing stable housing, going to school, using public transportation, gaining competitive employment, accessing medical and dental services, and developing effective mental health symptom management strategies.
The Clinician is responsible for providing high quality, trauma-informed therapeutic services and/or case management to a diverse population of at-risk youth, young adults, and families who may be experiencing barriers to receiving office-based behavioral health services. These developmentally appropriate, individualized services may occur in the community, school, office, or residential setting.
The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner works closely with multidisciplinary clinic, community-based, or school-based treatment teams supporting children, youth and young adults with mental illness to function optimally in residential, home, community and school settings. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides medication support services and diagnostic consultation, collaborates closely with other team members, prescribes psychotropic medication, and documents all services provided.