Outpatient Facility of South Carolina Department
of Mental Health

Our Accreditation

The center holds a three-year accreditation by the Commission for Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). This is the highest level of accreditation that the Commission awards. CARF is one of the largest and most prestigious accrediting bodies in the world. It sets standards and assures compliance with standards while promoting and advocating for the delivery of quality rehabilitation services.

The accreditation process is quite rigorous and holds applicants to very high standards. CARF emphasizes maximizing efficiency, effectiveness, and satisfaction of services and strives to confirm that accredited organizations exemplify these characteristics.

Accreditation provides consumers, referral sources, and payers with a high level of confidence that the Center renders best-practice services reflecting a commitment to stringent standards of quality.

Goals, Objectives, Outcomes

  • To provide a timely and accurate assessment that identifies behaviours, symptoms, and issues that may benefit from treatment and provide the necessary framework for treatment planning.
  • To provide linkage and integration with other community services when indicated.
  • To assist individuals and families in meeting identified goals through the use of brief strategic type interventions such as cognitive behavioral therapy, education on wellness and recovery, and interpersonal and/or social skills development.
  • To maximize individual and/or family functioning.

Employment Opportunities

The center is periodically seeking opportunities for new members to join our highly trained and credentialed professionals and administrative support staff to be a part of our dynamic team!

Positions as counselors, therapeutic assistants, social workers, peer support specialists, nurse practitioners, and psychiatrists/physicians are periodically available. Most positions require a Master's or Doctoral degree, but some require a Bachelor's degree or certification.

Administrative support positions require a customer service focus with, additional computer skills, organizational skills, interpersonal skills, communications skills, and the ability to work and accomplish the tasks independently. Administrative support positions such as receptionist, billing clerks, medical records clerks, and various other specialists are periodically available. We also have many positions for specialties in fiscal management, accounting, and facilities maintenance that provide an important infrastructure for the delivery of our mental health services.

AOPMHC invites you to share our vision and passion for serving others!
An opportunity to be a part of a multi-disciplinary team that makes a difference in the lives of others. Gain valuable on the job training, expertise and skills in evidence based treatment, problem solving, communication and networking.
Be a part of an innovative and diverse workforce of dedicated public mental health leaders. Personalized coaching from a licensed and experienced clinician and opportunity for clinical supervision for licensure.
Opportunity for enhanced clinical training through conferences, consultation groups, and trainings on EBPs (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, Substance Use disorders, EMDR)
Extensive benefits package worth 41% of salary (Dental, Medical, paid sick leave, paid holidays, paid annual leave, and more)

Check out our current employment opportunities with Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens Mental Health. All employment applications are now completed online through the jobs.sc.gov website.