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Team Lead - Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)

Job Type: full time


POSITION SUMMARY

Provide clinical supervision, intake, screening, assessment, counseling, crisis intervention, case management and supportive services to individuals, families, and groups.

ESSENTIAL POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Meets regularly with other ACT staff to discuss casework and other professional issues in a structured way to assist the practitioner in learning from his or her experience and progress in expertise, as well as to ensure good service to the client or patient.
  2. Conducts initial intakes.
  3. Provides population and age-specific individual, family, and/or group therapy and counseling.
  4. Provides clinical management of individuals and/or families in crisis and facilitates psychiatric hospitalization.
  5. Assists the case manager when needed to provide in-office services to clients, including assessment, linking/coordinating, monitoring, reassessment, follow-up, resource development, and advocacy.
  6. Provides case management services to clients, including assessment, linking/coordinating, monitoring, reassessment, follow-up, resource development, and advocacy.
  7. Participates with all pertinent staff in the development, review, and delivery of treatment and advocacy.
  8. Provides periodic assessment of client needs, develops treatment plans with input from the client and significant others, summarizes treatment progress, and completes discharge summaries.
  9. Maintains all clinical documentation pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment, and delivery of services.
  10. Acts as liaison between other agencies, hospitals, legal authorities, caretakers, as well as other medical personnel in order to coordinate care and give/gather information.
  11. Participates in in-service training, clinical supervision, case staffing, consultations, and other meetings.
  12. Communicates with the public regarding mental health needs and services in the community.
  13. Supervises students and/or volunteers as mutually agreed upon.
  14. Other duties may be assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION

Masters Degree in a related mental health services field.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Two years of progressively more responsible clinical experience working with adults with serious mental illness. Experience in the substance abuse field is desired.

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