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Adult ACT Clinician
Center for Life Management Derry 352 Days Ago
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Clinical
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Posted: 07/03/2017
Job Status
Start Publishing: 07/03/2017
Stop Publishing: 09/03/2017



Summary Statement:

Working within a community-based behavioral health setting, the ACT Clinician works to provide effective and quality clinical services, coordinates and monitors other services provided as needed, promotes independent functioning and develops self-sufficiency skills for CLM clients and their families. Because ACT is a treatment model that covers for 24/7, 365 days of the year, hours for this position may include weekends and holidays. This is a full time, 35 hour a week position.

Major Functional Areas and Description of Duties:

  • Provides individual treatment plan assessment and development, crisis management planning, crisis interventions;
  • Provides individual and group therapies.
  • Provides outreach, advocacy, resource identification, referral, mobilization, linkage, monitoring and coordination of services activities with clients and in collaboration with other team members;
  • Coordinates medical services and emergency services as needed;
  • Participates as a member of the clinical service 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 coverage will 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.
  • Provides on call coverage periodically.



Education and Experience:

A Master’s degree in social work or a similar discipline is required, with LADAC interest/experience preferred, along with a minimum of two years of direct service mental health experience.

Prefered Skills

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Prior experience and thorough knowledge of recovery oriented service delivery and clinical functions;
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and motivated with minimal supervision;
  • Demonstrated ability to work as an effective 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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