Provides and documents contract/grant requirement services to clients of program.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Education: Bachelor degree in mental health and/or social service related field preferred.
Certification: Must meet requirements of contract/grant.
Experience: Experience in mental health field and/or intellectual disabilities preferred.
Verbal/written communication skills.
Ability to maintain composure in difficult situations.
Computer, fax, copier and any other equipment required to perform the functions of the position.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
May provide direct services to individuals and families served by the program.
Responds calmly and appropriately in crisis situations, implementing effective therapeutic interventions and strategies.
Remains current in knowledge of community agencies and resources, both internally and externally, and how to access resources in order to provide information, referrals and a seamless system of care for individuals served by the program.
Coordinates services provided with all facets of the program.
Function as program representative within the community.
Maintain adequate record keeping. Required documentation will be completed timely and in accordance with contract and/or program requirements.
Communicates with supervisor regarding concerns/developmental opportunities and quality of services provided by the program. Staff will evidence no critical incidents resulting from a lack of client supervision.
Attend and participate in regularly scheduled staff meetings and inservices and individual program planning staffings as needed. Staff will evidence timely and successful completion of all training requirements.
All other duties as assigned.