The Screening and Treatment of Early Psychosis (STEP) program is an academic and clinical partnership between the UMass Psychotic Disorders Program and Community Healthlink. Specializing in the treatment of transition age youth with a first episode psychotic disorder, the STEP program is based in the Worcester Counseling Center. STEP staff provide diagnostic assessments, evidence-based psychopharmacology, strength-based individual psychotherapy, psychoeducation to individuals and families, as well as offering family therapy. The STEP clinic has a strong commitment to integrated physical and behavioral health care. Individuals served by STEP can receive primary care from the on-site Wellness Program, which includes both primary care and a wellness component.
The Worcester Counseling Center is an integrated primary and behavioral health care clinic that provides services to a diverse adult client population. Our priority population is individuals with severe and/or persistent mental health and/or substance use conditions. The provider team consists of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, social workers, mental health counselors, primary care clinicians, and medical assistants. The Center works closely with referral sources such as the Department of Mental Health, local hospitals with inpatient psychiatric programs, MassHealth/managed care companies, and health centers.
This position is productivity bonus eligible
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