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Mental Health Technician (Residential Facilities) in Warsaw, IN at Bowen Center 

Date Posted: 4/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Mental Health Technicians (3) will work primarily within the Bowen Skills Center. This position’s primary focus is to assist adult consumers through advocating, teaching, demonstrating, monitoring, and/or role modeling new, appropriate skills in an effort to build self-sufficiency. Mental Health Technicians may be responsible for transporting clients for appointments and other activities that enhance community access.

Technicians may also provide a limited amount of case management services. A caseload will consist of adult population with serious mentally ill diagnoses.


This position is part time/3rd shift



  • Inform clinical staff of observations of client’s functioning, behavior, comments.
  • Attend twenty (20) hours of inservices, seminars, or read appropriate material as approved by supervisor on diagnosis, symptomology and medications relevant to the population served in order to make observations known to medical staff.
  • Develop knowledge of treatment planning model and philosophy.
  • Use approved client de-escalation techniques.
  • Maintain certifications in TCI, CPR, First Aid.
  • Accompany Activity Specialist and clients on community outings.
  • Develop knowledge and skills in nutritional issues, menu planning, food preparation and food safety.
  • Knowledge of clients’ rights and complaint process.

Job Requirements

Requirements:  60 college credits, Associates Degree, or HS diploma with 5 years of mental health/behavioral health experience.                           

Elementary knowledge of First Aid, CPR certification, psychiatric nursing practices, problem-oriented charting.