Responsible for providing individualized, comprehensive, and community-based treatment, support, and rehabilitation services to persons with severe mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders, other disabilities, and/or co-morbid medical issues. Provides therapeutic interventions that facilitate illness self-management, skill building, identification of natural supports, and use of community resources. Uses intensive outreach strategies to engage participants in services. Monitors participants’ symptoms and medications regularly. Implements crisis services in consultation with supervisor/psychiatrist and makes sure that participants are safe and obtain timely access to services. Serves as a liaison with other systems of care, pre and post transition and other collaborating treatment providers. Assists with transition of Williams and Colbert Class Members to the community as assigned. Documents all services using program standards.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, social work, or a related field.
Experience working with persons with psychiatric disorders, substance abuse, development disorders required.
Experience working with diverse ethnic populations required.
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