This ten to fifteen hour per week paid position is a collaborative effort between the Grace College Graduate Department of Counseling and Interpersonal Relations (GDCIR) and the Bowen Center. This position will be considered experiential learning with little academic structure. The parameters, expectations, and outcome may vary depending on the specific area in which the student participates at the Bowen Center. This type of coop position provided by the Bowen Center is mental health technician position. Possible training experiences may include but are not limited to, assisting with group therapy preparation, supervision, clerical work, chart reviews, and assisting at the community partnership program at Enchanted Hills in Syracuse (mileage included).
Students must meet the following requirements to be considered for and to maintain a coop position:
The following guidelines will apply:
Hiring will take place through the following procedure:
As a comprehensive community mental health center, the Bowen Center offers a wide variety of mental health services. The Bowen Center, rural in composition, historically and currently recognizes its responsibilities and commitment to all geographic segments of its service area. This commitment has translated into the decentralization of many services to the fullest extent possible in light of the Center’s capital, fiscal, and staffing resources. The administrative office and inpatient facility are located in Warsaw (Kosciusko County).
County offices provide outpatient and emergency services, with other specialized services offered depending on the need at each location. No resident is further than a 20 minute drive to a county office of the Center. The Center’s current staff (approximately 203 total FTE’s) consists of M.D. psychiatrists, Ph.D. psychologists, MSW and ACSW social workers, master’s and bachelor’s level therapists, chemical dependency therapists, registered nurses, mental health technicians, administrative and support personnel.
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