The PHP Therapist is responsible for conducting therapeutic services for Partial Hospitalization Program patients. They provide group counseling sessions. Therapists are responsible for interviewing and developing the psychological history, assessing the therapeutic needs of the individual and family, developing appropriate treatment objectives and treatment summaries.
Psychosocial assessment of newly admitted patients
Developing an update or detailed re-assessment of the patient
High-social risk case finding
Contact with family and others significant in the patient's life
Patient and family education
Support and advocacy
Coordination/liaison with community-based social and mental health agency(ies) regarding the pre-admission status of the patient
Member of the treatment team in development of treatment planning and subsequent planned interventions.