Responsible for providing rehabilitative stabilization services for adults with severe mental illness or dually diagnosed. Teaches in-vivo independent, social, and daily living skills taking into consideration the participant’s learning style, strengths and needs. Assists participants in the acquisition and practice of daily living skills. Monitors participants’ symptoms and medication utilization regularly. Maintains an organized, clean, and safe home environment. Provides individualized, comprehensive, and community-based treatment, support, and rehabilitation services. Provides therapeutic interventions that facilitate illness self-management, skill building, identification of natural supports, and use of community resources. Provides crisis management services in consultation with program supervisor. Documents all services using program protocols.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, social work, or a related field, or 5 years of supervised experience in the field of Behavioral Health.
Experience working with persons with psychiatric disorders or dual diagnosis required.
Experience working with diverse ethnic populations required. English/Spanish bilingual preferred.
Proficient in use of computer including basic computer and data entry skills. Personal vehicle, Illinois current driver license and insurance, good driving record acceptable to agency insurance carrier.
Carries cellular phone at all times to respond to participant/program needs.
Flexibility to work on weekends, evenings, holidays during emergencies.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive Salary and Benefits