Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Engages with each participant, regardless of stage of change, to develop rapport and create a therapeutic collaborative relationship.
Screens participants for enrollment and eligibility in program within 72 hours of referral.
Completes behavioral health assessment, provides information to each person about their service options, the program process and their rights and responsibilities as a program participant.
Collaborates with the participant to develop a recovery plan that addresses participant's needs including WRAP plan, identifies short- and long-term goals, and establishes a plan for wellness, obtaining the most effective recovery-oriented outcome for each individual.
Ensures each participant has a WRAP plan/crisis plan- Facilitate the development of an Advance Directive for each participant.
Provides short- and long-term recovery-oriented therapeutic counseling and education, on a group or individual basis.
Provides family education and family counseling.
Supports staff and participants as needed.
Completes clinical documentation and required paperwork. Documents relevant and required information and services.
Assists in and provides crisis management services, including coordinating with hospital and/or ED staff, consulting with crisis teams as needed, and respond to urgent/emergent participant needs.
Responsible for implementing the transition/discharge care plan in partnership with each participant.
Attends meetings and trainings deemed necessary by RSA or Clinical Supervisor as a collaborative team member.
Meets deadlines and completes assignments by due dates as designated by RSA or designee
Acts as back-up and designee to the RSA / Clinical Supervisor as assigned.-
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field from an accredited college or university.
Licensed/waivered Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Clinical Phycologist in accordance with State Laws.
Two (2) years' experience providing psychosocial/mental health services and/or crisis intervention services in a behavioral health setting.
State professional certification, where applicable.
Basic computer skills.
Ability to pay close attention to detail.
Ability to problem solve.
Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
Effective listening skills.
Excellent documentation skills.
Associate's Degree in Human Services or related field from an accredited school, Bachelor's Degree preferred.
If driving is required for this position, must meet all requirements outlined in RI International driving policy.
If not qualified to drive per driving policy, a Non-Driver Attestation form must be signed.
A Direct Service Competency Checklist must be completed as part of the new hire onboarding process.
May include work close to the eyes and substantial motions of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, handling, finger dexterity; eye-hand-foot coordination, use of corrected vision; color vision; use of auditory senses. May be required to lift up to twenty (20) pounds.
May work in an office environment or behavioral health facility. May have contact with individuals who are agitated and/or confused.
Must be registered as an Intern with the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS); or a Licensed Clinical Therapist and have a Masters or better in Behavioral Science or related field.