Provides direct care to patients in accordance with the treatment plan under supervision of RN and/or LPN. Makes regular rounds on the unit, meeting with assigned patients each shift. Able to provide direct patient care in a safe-therapeutic manner - acting as a staff role model. Reports any changes in the patient condition to the RN. Reviews treatment plan with patient regularly and assists patient and family/guardian in understanding their treatment plan. Effectively handles crisis situations in a non-challenging manner using communications and mannerisms intended to de-escalate the situation. Facilitates psycho-educational groups; documents in patient charts related to individual treatment plan and patient goals.