MSW - Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Clinician

MSW - Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Clinician

Mental Health (Assertive Community Treatment) Clinician

$2,000 Sign On bonus after 30 days of employment!

As a Master's-level Clinician you will:

  • Assist consumers who have a serious mental illness (adults), serious emotional disturbance (children) or developmental disability (adults/children) 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. 

  • Provide clinical services to individuals who have a mental illness or a developmental disability, or parents and children with emotional or behavioral problems by treating the child and family.

  • Be responsible for the initial assessment of persons requesting services from NeMCMHA and appropriate referral to internal or external providers or community resources.

  • Case manage for children, providing 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.

    • Core elements of case management are assessment, service plan development, linking/coordination of services, reassessment/follow-up, and monitoring of services. 

  • Focus 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.

Additional duties may include:

  • Providing group or indivdual therapy
  • Serving as a member of the Children's Diagnostic and Treatment Team
  • Attending agency trainings aimed at provision of services
  • Providing cirsis intervention to consumers as needed
  • Consulting with various agencies, educational settings, individuals, and organziations as needed

 

Benefits:

· Health Insurance

· Dental Insurance

· Vision Insurance

· Life Insurance

· Pension Plan

· 10 Paid Holidays

· Generous leave time package

· Mileage Reimbursement

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • 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).

Experience:

  • One or more years of relevant mental health experience.
  • Lived experience with mental illness, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and/or substance use disorders valued.

Other:

  • Good communication skills (both verbal and written) are required.
  • Functional computer literacy is required.

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary: $56,846 to $78,540/year


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