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FAMILY SPECIALIST

Company: CASES
Location: Bloomfield
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Family Specialist Job Summary:

  • The purpose of Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is to deliver comprehensive and effective services to individuals (age 18 and up) who are diagnosed with serious mental illness (SMI) and whose needs have not been well met by more traditional service delivery approaches. These individuals also suffer from co-occurring substance use disorders and may have histories of criminal legal system involvement. ACT is an evidence-based practice that provides an integrated set of other evidence-based treatment, rehabilitation, case management, and support services delivered by a mobile, multi-disciplinary mental health treatment team to support recipient recovery through a highly individualized approach that provides recipients with the tools to obtain and maintain housing, employment, relationships and relief from symptoms and medication side effects.
  • The ACT Family Specialist is a Masters level mental health clinician who outreaches clients in the community to provide treatment and services with high fidelity to the ACT model. The Family Specialist provides support services to clients and/or their identified family with the overarching goal of promoting recovery and stability in the community. Specific titles do not limit the scope of clinical services that the staff member provides as ACT staff are both generalists and specialists, based on their areas of experience and interest.Salary: The salary for this role is $65,000 per year. Location Address: 151 Lawrence Street, 4th Floor Brooklyn, NY 11201. Our office is easily accessible by public transportation. What you will be doing:
    • Provide at least 80 percent of treatment contacts in the community and complete expected minimum monthly treatment contacts, including leading groups when clinically indicated;
    • Attend and participate in daily team meetings to discuss clients clinical and case management issues and needs;
    • Complete documentations required by the NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH) and NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygienes (DOHMH) licensing guidelines, NYS Medicaid billing guidelines as well as per CASES ACT Policy and Procedures;
    • Collaborate with clients support network and other service providers on treatment planning, service coordination, and case management support with the goal of promoting clients recovery and stability in the community;
    • Provide clinical services that are anti-racist, gender-responsive, culturally humble, trauma-informed, recovery-oriented, client-centered, and evidence-based.
    • Complete required documentations and toxicology tests for clients with active Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) order;
    • Provide 24-hour crisis intervention on-call services on rotating basis;
    • Provide culturally competent services in accordance with CASES policies and practice. What we are looking for:
      • MHC, MHC-LP, LMSW, LMHC, LCSW;
      • Experience working with individuals with serious mental illness, and/or co-occurring substance use disorders;
      • Experience with various evidence-based models pertaining to treatment of substance use, and mental illness;
      • Experience working with individuals involved in criminal legal system preferred;
      • A team player, highly organized and self-motivated;
      • Proficient in computers;
      • Fluency in Spanish preferred.
      • Individuals with lived experience are encouraged to apply. Workplace Flexibility:
        • This position is Flexible: This position has flexible work flexibility where for which staff have flexibility to complete their work day from home or another suitable space, typically after reporting to the office and/or engaging in field or community-based work. Benefits:CASES cares about employee wellbeing, and we offer a comprehensive benefits package to support you and your family, including:
          • Medical
          • Dental
          • Vision
          • Vacation and Paid Time Off starting at 25 days-off annually, plus an additional summer self-care day
          • 12 Paid Holidays per year
          • Retirement 403b Competitive matching up to 6%
          • Employee Referral Program
          • Visit www.cases.org/careers/ to learn more about benefits offered by the CASES Although we would love to learn about the skills of every candidate, only selected candidates that are selected will receive a response. We encourage you to apply for any position(s) you feel you are qualified for. CASES is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with CASES is based solely on qualifications and competence for a particular position without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, age, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or marital, military, or citizenship status. We also actively recruit individuals with prior involvement in the criminal legal system. Compensation details: 65000-65000 Yearly SalaryPI93116e12aabb-26289-34548774

Keywords: CASES, Bloomfield , FAMILY SPECIALIST, Other , Bloomfield, New Jersey

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