Coordinates activities and opportunities for patients in a psychiatric hospital to acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes about meaningful leisure involvement and experiences. The position will oversee a program that is designed to restore and maintain optimal levels of physical and psycho-social functioning. Services could include but are not limited to educational, occupational, recreational, physical, art, music, speech therapy and/or vocational rehabilitation.
- Education: Bachelor's Degree in Education, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, or another related field that can accomplish the position duties.
- Certificate or Professional License: Registered Occupational Therapist, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or similar certification.
The Otis R. Bowen Center for Human Services, Inc., is a private not-for-profit, comprehensive community mental health center licensed by the State of Indiana Division of Mental Health. The Center has been accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) since 1980. Bowen Center earned JCAHO accreditation with commendation for 1994-1997 and again for 1997-2000. The Center provides quality professional mental health services to citizens in northeast Indiana primarily, but not only, in Huntington, Kosciusko, Marshall, Wabash and Whitley counties.
The Bowen Center has a 15-member volunteer Board of Directors consisting of three citizens representing each of the five counties primarily served.
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