Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc
***2,000 sign on bonus***
Schedule: Mon-Friday or sun-thur 8am-4pm
As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides assessment and direct service to individuals with seriously and persistently mentally illness who are enrolled in the PACT Program.
Assesses history and current needs and preferences of the person served in the areas of mental health and substance use. Works with the person served and the team to develop integrated mental health and substance use treatment goals and interventions. Provides clinical leadership for PACT staff in the area of dual disorder treatment.
Create and Maintain:
- A wellness and recovery-oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, person centered planning and evidence based practices. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
- A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
- As a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental health status of people served as well as related variables, including significant others, the home and the community in which the person served lives
- Within the team, in the development of substance abuse assessment, comprehensive assessment and an individualized recovery plan, often focusing on substance abuse treatment needs of the person receiving services
- In clinical and non-clinical team meetings, including individual and team supervision
- Mental health education, community living skills training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to persons served and significant others, often focusing on substance abuse education needs of the person served
- Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
- Crisis intervention services for persons served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention. Stages wise treatment is provided utilizing motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral techniques.
- 24-hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
- Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
- Outreach to newly enrolled individuals and encourages those reluctant to accept mental health services through interventions with them and/or family members and friends concerned with the their welfare
- Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of co-occurring disorders. Develops co-occurring disorders materials and strategies for individual and group interventions, in conjunction with the team
- Training and supervision in Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Techniques and skills
- In-vivo training and supervision to PACT staff
- Orientation to new staff on PACT services and recovery-based interventions
- And facilitates team’s weekly clinical meeting
- Implementation of the Integrated Dual Disorder Evidenced-Based Practice
- Assess individuals’ daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation, self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing
- Support to assist persons served to find and maintain employment and/or education/training
- With other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the persons served
- Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area required
- CADC, LCSW OR LPC required .
- Two years paid post degree work experience in mental health
- Two years experience working with individuals with co-occurring disorders or substance abusers required
- Valid driver’s license required.
- No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months
- Vehicle required
Agency Computer use:
- MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
- Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position.
- Operate a personal computer (including computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic time sheets