Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Clinician

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Clinician

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Generous leave time package
  • Mileage Reimbursement

Responsibilities:

Casemanager Masters Level staff will provide those services, which will assist consumers who have a serious mental illness (adults) in accessing needed medical, social, educational and other services in order that they can continue to remain as independent as possible as identified through person centered planning. This person will function as a member of the Assertive Community Treatment Team.  Primary areas of responsibility include assessment, treatment planning, and provision of casemanagement services to individuals with serious and persistent mental illness who have been determined to meet criteria for ACT services. This person will be responsible for working collaboratively with consumers, family members, significant others, and various agencies and community providers to address the individual’s bio-pyschosocial needs while promoting recovery. This will include obtaining and documenting all necessary information as mandated in the agency’s Case Recording Guidelines.  Works with the ACT staff in determining the most appropriate treatment regimen in meeting the identified needs of this population.  Will be an active member of the ACT Team, and will provide emergent assessments, as necessary.  Core elements of casemanagement are assessment, service plan development, linking/coordination of services, reassessment/follow-up, and monitoring of services.  Casemanagement for children will provide direct services to parents, children, and their families, in which there is a diagnosis of serious emotional disturbance or developmental disability as defined in the DSM-IV and defined by the Mental Health Code.  Focuses on bolstering parenting skills, enhancing knowledge of child development, supporting positive parent-child interaction, resolving emotional conflicts, and assisting with the management of stressful daily events in addition to successfully accessing educational opportunities. The Casemanager will be required to provide clinical services to individual who have a mental illness or a developmental disability, or parents and children with emotional or behavioral problems by treating the child and family.  Additionally, this professional will be responsible for the initial assessment of persons requesting services from Northeast MI Community Mental Health Authority and appropriate referral to internal or external providers or community resources.

Qualifications:

  • Masters degree from a recognized or accredited institution, with course work in mental health related areas.  Possess State Registration as an, LMSW, LPC or LLP (or be able to acquire within a reasonable period of time: i.e. LLMSW will be getting full LMSW).

  • One or more years of relevant work experience working with the older adult population. Good communication skills (verbal and written) are required.  

  • Must possess current Michigan license as a Bachelors Level Social Worker or Registered Nurse.  

  • Functional computer literacy is required within 6 months of the date of hire.  

  • Lived experience with mental illness, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and/or substance use disorders valued.

     

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $48,131 to $64,521/year

 


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