Case Management/Social Services, Medical & Health, Program Management
Job Scope: To offer clients with substance use disorders recovery-based services. Provide center-wide Substance Use Assessment, interventions and treatment. Substance Use service offerings include substance use assessment and referrals, Interventions, and treatment including Level 1 and Level II services, DUI Evaluation and Risk Education Classes. Provide Mental Health Assessments and treatment to clients and actively participate as member of the Adult Outpatient Team. Mental Health services include Mental Health assessments, referrals, individual and group treatment interventions, case management, coordination of care, and community support.
Complete substance use assessments to determine the severity of use and level of care needed based on ASAM criteria.
Provide recovery based co-occurring disorder group services to clients presenting with mental health and substance use diagnosis.
Provide regular consultation to medical and clinical agency staff to assist with treatment planning and provision of services to clients demonstrating active or prior substance use behaviors
Provide direct service and care coordination for a small case load of adult clients with mental illnesses.
Provide direct services and care coordination for case load of SUPR clients with substance use needs.
Lead/co-lead on-site groups targeting acquisition of skills that support and/or sustain client recovery
Actively participate in team consultation, operations and planning meetings
Promote family, partner or significant other participation in care whenever possible and clinically appropriate
Work cooperatively with other Center units to maintain smooth continuity of care when cases are shared across teams
Administrative and Performance Requirements
Meet with Supervisor for clinical and administrative supervision, to plan and develop substance use and mental health services and for performance evaluation
Meet or exceed productivity target estimated at 60–65% billable service depending on specialty area and number of group hours.
Meet agency standards for timely billing by completing all direct service documentation.
Complete required assessments, treatment plans, and other documentation in an accurate, compliant and timely manner
Interpret and communicate, at the service delivery level, Center policies and procedures
Submit, in a timely and accurate fashion, reports and data as required by the Center’s policies and procedures
Ability to analyses and interpret clinical and SA information
Ability to prepare written reports that will inform and guild care decisions for the Substance Use population
Provide individual planning and orientation sessions and group counseling services for Substance Use clients
Relationship building skills
Practice Emotional Intelligence with clients and staff
Has ability to effectively engage clients in care
Ability to diagnose substance use disorders
Demonstrate knowledge of documentation standards and capacity to meet documentation expectations
Demonstrate knowledge of Substance Abuse and Co-Occurring Disorder issues, differential treatment approaches and interventions
Act as a resource/consultant to co-workers on Substance Abuse assessment, treatment approaches/interventions, and treatment issues.
Ability to establish rapport, systematically gather data, determine the client’s readiness for treatment and change
Ability to screen for psychoactive substance toxicity, intoxication, and withdrawal symptoms, aggression or danger to others, potential for self-inflicted harm or suicide, and coexisting behavioral health problems.
Exempt, Full-Time, Hourly, 37.5 hour work week
Must work a flexible schedule in response to the needs of the target population served, including evening and Saturday hours.
Education and Experience
Master’s Degree from an accredited College or University in Social Work, Psychology or closely related discipline
1-2 years of supervised experience in providing group and individual substance use services
Must demonstrate knowledge in the areas of substance use assessment and evidenced-based services for the substance use client in group treatment
DUI Basic Training certificate required by IDHS SUPR. This training can also be obtained after date of hire.
Kenneth Young Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About Kenneth Young Center
Kenneth Young Center is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit, comprehensive provider of mental health and senior citizens' support services. Our mission is to help people "feel good, do better and find solutions" by providing: Counseling for adults, children, families. Assessment, stabilization, linkage for adults/children in psychiatric crisis. Treatment, support, and recovery services for those with serious mental illness. Service coordination and in-home services for frail elderly persons. Volunteer opportunities. We are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, a nationally respected body with stringent standards of excellence in care. Kenneth Young Center offers a broad range of exciting employment and internship opportunities. All of our positions contribute directly to our mission of providing mental health and senior services to help people feel good, do better and find solutions. Our employees enjoy: Competitive pay, exceptional benefits and generous paid time off A friendly and supportive work environment Specialized rewards and recognition programs Training and skill development opportunities Challenging and diverse work assignments Personal development and career experience