Interim

  www.interiminc.org
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They do a lot of good, but may have lost their way a bit.

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Interim part-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

-7 weeks vacation a year (for full-time salaried positions)
-Ability to advance within the organization
-Non-sexist organization

Cons

-With a name like Interim, they could do more to help their mentally ill clients get back into society
-Have to have the passion to help the severely mentally ill
-Has drifted over the years from a "we're all in this together" mentality of clients and counselors working together to heal, to the much more common and unhealthy paradigm that comes from regulatory bureaucracy of a clinician/patient relationship.
-The clients are mentally ill, but mental illness is not the same as developmental disability. Full grown adults, even those with severe problems, should not be treated as if they are children.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Mental Health treatment is about more than medication. The most successful outcomes result from a holistic approach. It would do this organization well to remember their founding values, and be mindful that the company name has become laughably ironic.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook

3 Other Employee Reviews for Interim (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    A wonderful place to work at

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Employment Counselor in Salinas, CA
    Current Employee - Employment Counselor in Salinas, CA

    I have been working at Interim full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    To work with persons that have a mental health disability and assist them to locate a job is the most rewarding job that I have ever had. The executive director is warm and caring. I feel that I can always go to her without an appointment. They have all the staff's interest utmost to them.

    Cons

    It can become stressful when you are dealing with a consumer that is not taking their medications. It is very sad to see them start to come apart from not taking their medications. We cannot work with them when they are in this state. It is also very sad when you see consumers living on the streets and how others hurt them or take advantage of them.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue doing the wonderful work that you have been doing for over 20 years!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Helping employ & train individuals with psychiatric disability for employment.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Salinas, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Salinas, CA

    I worked at Interim full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Entire staff is dedicated to Interims mission, and leadership and support from administration is consistently outstanding.

    Cons

    Really do not have any negative to say.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consistently hire most qualified.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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