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ACT Outreach Specialist
Center for Life Management Derry 107 Days Ago
Overview
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Clinical
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Posted: 03/05/2018
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Job Status
Start Publishing: 03/05/2018
Stop Publishing: 04/10/2018
Description

Summary Statement:

Working within a community-based behavioral health setting, the ACT Outreach Counselor works to provide effective and quality services, coordinates and monitors other services provided, promotes independent functioning and develop self-sufficiency skills for CLM clients and their families.  ACT is a treatment model that covers for 24/7, 365 days of the year.  The team structure currently allows for a 35 hour, four-day work week after proficiency in the role is demonstrated.

Major Functional Areas and Description of Duties: 

  • Provides individual care plan development, crisis management planning, crisis interventions, assessments, referrals and monitors service delivery;
  • Provides outreach, advocacy, resource identification, referral, mobilization, linkage, monitoring and coordination of services activities;
  • Coordinates medical services and emergency services as needed;
  • Participates as a member of the community support services multi-disciplinary treatment team and serves on appropriate committees, both internal and external, as determined by the supervisor;
  • On call after hours coverage on a rotating basis.
  • Holiday and weekend coverage to be shared by team members.
  • Executes all required services and documentation in accordance with agency policies and federal and state standards;
  • Represents CLM in a professional and appropriate manner in the community;
  • Performs any additional duties assigned by the supervisor.
  • On call coverage periodically.

 

Qualifications

Education and Experience: 

A Bachelor’s degree in social work or a similar discipline is preferred, however an Associate degree along with a minimum of two years of direct service mental health experience may qualify. 

Prefered Skills

 

Qualifications and Skills: 

  • Prior experience and thorough knowledge of recovery oriented service delivery and case management functions; 
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and motivated with minimal supervision;
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team;
  • Proficient computer skills, specifically with all Microsoft office applications.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and compassionately with clients and their families;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and collegially with other professionals across disciplines, inside and outside of the agency;
  • Ability to exercise sound clinical judgment in routine, urgent, and emergent clinical situations;

Physical Demands and Working Conditions: 

A majority of the work will be visiting clients in the community and also in their homes.   Proof of car insurance, a reliable vehicle and a clean driving record all are required. An ability to freely enter/exit client’s homes is necessary.

Center for Life Management is an equal opportunity employer.

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