Lindner Center of HOPE, Employment Specialist
As Employment Specialist, Mrs. McCarthy is responsible for the development and implementation of vocational and employment services at the Lindner Center of HOPE. Mrs. McCarthy serves patients, who are utilizing the Center’s inpatient and outpatient services, across the age spectrum. Mrs. McCarthy works with patients to discover their dreams, skills, training, experience, education and potential obstacles, helping them to identify the possibilities. She also works as part of the treatment team so she may understand how the patient functions. In her role, Mrs. McCarthy will work with the patient on interview skills, she will help in the job search and she is available as a liaison to ensure effective communication happens between employee and employer.
Mrs. McCarthy is a veteran in rehabilitation and vocation services. Most recently Mrs. McCarthy served as Team Leader of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Community Integration for the Mental Health and Recovery Services of Clinton County in Lebanon, Ohio. While there she managed many people, including, group leaders, housing specialists, vocational specialists and peer support specialists in both the Warren and Clinton county offices. She also developed employment sites in the community and established community relations on behalf of clients in both counties as well.
Mrs. McCarthy is a member of the National Rehabilitation Association, the Ohio Rehabilitation Association, the Southwest Ohio Rehabilitation Association, and the American Counseling Association. She has also served on numerous professional committees.