Carolina Outreach is seeking a licensed or provisionally licensed specialist for a Community Support Team (CST) to serve the Smithfield, NC area. The therapist will conduct assessments and provide community based therapy and case management to adults. May conduct initial assessments for clients with serious and persistent mental health issues and connect them with a higher level of care such as ACT services.
The person in this position will provide assistance and support to mental health consumers in crisis situations; service coordination activities, with or on behalf of a client; psycho-educational and support activities for clients and their families and/or natural supports as appropriate; rehabilitative and independent living skills; and symptom monitoring and management skills. Duties also include the assessment and reassessment of the client’s need for services; informing the client about benefits, community resources, and services; assisting the client in accessing benefits and services; arranging for the client to receive benefits and services; and monitoring the provision of services. This is an off-site job and its purpose is to provide these services in the community to enhance the consumer’s ability to function and achieve their goals.
Minimum Qualifications include: At a minimum, completion of a Master’s degree and one year of full-time post-graduate experience with the population being served AND an individual with a license, provisional license, certificate, registration, or permit issued by the governing board regulating a human service profession.