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ACT Employment Specialist

Copa Health
Peoria, AZ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Who We Are

Copa Health provides the best possible services and supports that assist each individual in achieving their own personal vision of recovery, wellness and a life in the community. We currently have 150+ locations including; day programs, group homes, respite and habilitation care, clinics, outpatient services, counseling services and overall integrated care. We serve approximately 19,000 members annually.

Our purpose is to; inspire health, hope and happiness by delivering world class solutions to individuals, families and communities.

Each year, compassionate and dedicated employees deliver life changing services that support individuals and families who have disabilities to achieve higher levels of self-sufficiency, resiliency and wellness. Through our employees efforts, lives are improved, families are enriched and communities are positively changed in dramatic ways. Because of the vulnerable population we serve, working at Copa Health is both a unique privilege and great responsibility. By focusing on our values of; people first, compassion, integrity, perseverance, accountability and innovation; our employees feel rewarded and fulfilled, while delivering the highest level of service.

Who We Need

We’re looking for someone with the following skills, experience and credentials:

We’re looking for someone with the following skills, experience and credentials:

• To ensure compliance & adequate services, additional job duties may be required to meet the needs of the program and or department.

• Works as part of a clinical team to facilitate recovery and inspire hope for consumers while supporting their achievement of service plan goals. Provides ongoing assessment and feedback as to their progress in relation to their service plan, regardless of the consumer’s current location.

• Meets with the consumers in the community in accordance with established policies and procedures and clinical protocols to provide supportive counseling skill development and other support services as needed.

• Works with consumer’s Prescribing Clinician, Nurse, and other members of the clinical team to ensure the timely development and implementation of the individual’s service plan (including all necessary assessments) and their crisis plan.

• Coordinates with all parties involved in consumer’s treatment according to policy and procedure and clinical protocols, including but not limited to, attending inter and intra-agency staffing, communication by telephone and letter, service/support delivery etc, as indicated on the consumer’s service plan.

• Assists consumers and families in accessing additional needed services and obtaining entitlements, including identification of funding services.

• Responsible for transporting consumers to necessary services, as outlined in their service plan, as needed.

• Assumes “primary contact” responsibility for a percentage of team consumers to: assure maintenance of accurate, thorough, and current documentation in the medical record (in accordance with policies, procedures, and clinical protocols) for those specific individuals; keep weekly client schedule for those individuals updates, and act as first contact for those consumers and their families.

• Documents all consumer events in accordance with policies, procedures, and clinical protocols.

• Participates in daily team meetings as well as any additional individual treatment teams or other team communication meetings as required.

• Works in collaboration with team members to assure compliance with ACT fidelity measures.

• Implement career and rehabilitation plans as directed by the team Rehabilitation Specialist and Clinical Coordinator.

• Provides direct job development to the consumers assigned to the team.

• Facilitated informational, educational, and supportive activities including Orientation into the World of Work, the effect of work and meaningful community activities on benefits programs, job seeking skills, job clubs and employment support groups.

• Works cooperatively with Network and Non-Network providers in ensuring consumer access to and engagement in vocational and rehabilitation services, including ongoing monitoring and follow up.

• Provide ongoing monitoring and long-term support for consumers involved in meaningful activities, including employment.


To be considered a qualified behavioral health technician, a person must have one of the following combinations of education, license and/or behavioral health work experience:

• Master’s degree in a behavioral health related field.

• Bachelor’s degree in behavioral health related field required. Two (2) years behavioral health work experience preferred.

• Master’s degree in non-behavioral health related field and 30 semester hours in behavioral health education and two years behavioral health work experience.

• Bachelor’s degree in non-behavioral health related field and 30 semester hours in behavioral health education and four years behavioral health work experience.

• Associate degree in behavioral health related field and four years behavioral health work experience.

• Associate degree in non-behavioral health related field and 30 semester hours in behavioral health education and five years behavioral health work experience.

• Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP), certified through the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program

• Has a high school diploma or equivalent and 18 credit hours of post-high school education in a field related to behavioral health completed no more than 4 years before the date of proposed employment and 2 years full time behavioral health experience OR 4 years of behavioral health work experience.

• Licensures: AZ valid Driver’s License, vehicle with state minimum insurance coverage and able to meet PIR company driving requirements.


Other Job Specific Skills

• Interpersonal skills which allow for professional and positive relationships with co-workers, consumers, families, and other community members.

• Good communication skills, evidenced by a non-judgmental approach, effective listening and positive interactions.

• Basic understanding of the DSM-IV

What You’ll Get…

When you join our team as a full-time Case Manager, you’ll receive:

9 paid holidays per year and paid time off accrual
Access to health coach and wellness incentives
Tuition reimbursement up to $1,000
Medical Vision, and Dental
H.S.A., H.R.A, F.S.A. (with select medical plans)
Group Life/AD&D and Short-Term Disability
Long-Term Disability and Life/AD&D
403(b) retirement plan with company match
Employee Assistance Program

Copa Health


Peoria, AZ
85381 USA



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