This Department of Mental Health residential treatment program provides services to eight adults living with serious and persistent mental illness. The program is designed to foster recovery, to teach the skills necessary for individuals to live successfully in the community, and to transition to independent living. This program uses Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) as the primary treatment model and offers Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Supported Employment and Peer Support.
The Bridge provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), as well as various trainings in which to obtain CEU’s, and opportunities for advancement. The Bridge is an eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provides tuition reimbursement for continuing education.
The primary functions are to provide administrative assistance to the Program Manager, supervision to assigned program staff, structure and delegation of shift responsibilities and activities. In addition to these responsibilities, the Assistant Manager may provide counseling services to consumers, as well as to serve as the primary authority figure in the absence of the Program Manager.