Responsible for providing intake services, therapy and case management services for adults with severe mental illness or dual diagnosis that are transitioning out of nursing facilities. Uses intensive outreach strategies to engage participants in services. Conducts comprehensive mental health and substance use assessments to determine service needs. Formulates treatment plans and implements intervention strategies. Monitors and reviews treatment plans regularly. Monitors participants’ symptoms and medication regularly. Assists participants and families in developing crisis management plans. Provides crisis intervention services in consultation with program supervisor and attending psychiatrist. Coordinates and links participants with needed services and community resources. Documents all services using program protocols.
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, counseling, social work, human services or related field.
One year of post graduate experience in the mental health or substance abuse field preferred.
Experience working with multi-ethnic populations preferred.
Must have daily use of a car, current insurance, valid driver’s license, and a driving record acceptable to agency insurance carrier.
Flexibility to work on weekends, evenings, holidays during emergencies when assigned to the rotating emergency cellular.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive Salary and Benefits