Knowledge and Skills
- Through knowledge of relevant treatment models including Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment (IDDT), and Individual Placement and Support (IPS).
- Knowledge and understanding of adolescent development, Trauma Informed Care, Stages of Change Theory, harm reduction and Motivational Interviewing.
- Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and focus on data collection.
- Ability to work with a variety of clients and diagnostic categories.
- Ability to work with a diverse population and interact effectively with different types of people.
- Good communication and conflict resolution skills.
- Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
- Ability to support agency goals and the operational functioning of the Behavioral Health Department.
- Ability to complete all required documentation and information input in a professional, thorough, and timely manner.
- Commitment to continual learning and quality performance.
- Ability to maintain professional boundaries and performance at all times.
- Ability to navigate technologies used in this position including Credible Behavioral Health Electronic Health Record, MS Office Applications, and Windows Server.
- Valid driver’s license.
- Ability to be insured to drive participants in agency vehicle and car share.
- Spanish language fluency preferred.
Education and Experience
- Master’s degree in a human services field and meet State guidelines for QMHP required.
- At least two years’ experience in mental health support services required.
- Additional credential in Chemical Dependency counseling equivalent to CADC I preferred.
- Dual diagnosis counseling experience preferred.
- Experience with relevant treatment models including Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), Individual Placement and Support (IPS), and Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment (IDDT) preferred.
This job includes working in a standard office environment as well as a variety of community locations to offer community-based treatment. This means that the employee will meet with participants in community locations which may include the participant’s home, hospital, and other surrounding community settings. The employee will be responsible for transporting participants in a rented vehicle.
- If in recovery, must be able to document continuous abstinence under independent living conditions or recovery housing for immediate past two years.
- Must pass pre-employment background check. This includes clearance by the DHS Background Check Unit.
- Standing, sitting, walking, on a regular basis.
- Driving, climbing, balancing, reaching, kneeling, crouching, stooping and lifting up to 25 pounds on a frequent basis.
- Must be able to climb stairs several times a day.
- Regular use of hands and fingers to type.
- Talking and hearing is required on a regular basis.
- Availability for after hours and holiday coverage rotation.