A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION PROVIDING MENTAL HEALTH SOLUTIONS
Provide direct and indirect services involving intensive case-management services including plan development, placement services, assistance in daily living, individual and/or group counseling, crisis intervention, assess for 5150 determinations. Must know DSMIV diagnostic system.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide direct and indirect client services.
Participate in assertive assessment and evaluation of homeless mentally ill individuals. Determine individual’s strengths, needs and resources. Assess client’s level of psychosocial impairment, self-care potential, family and support network availability, independent living needs, financial status, educational, employment or training needs, and social/recreational needs. Develop and coordinate service plans.
Complete all documentation within mandated time frames and in compliance with county, state, and Center guidelines. Assist clients in developing independent living skills, and resources including social/recreational, vocational or educational goals, needed to implement and achieve goals of the individual’s service plan.
Transports clients to and from appropriate service as necessary. Provide crisis intervention – intervene with the client/others at the onset of a crisis to provide support and assistance in problem resolution and to coordinate or arrange for the provision of other needed services. Assess for 5150 determinations.
Will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, participate in staff and clinical meetings and community meetings as assigned. Will perform other duties as necessary.
Assist with data entry into the Quickbase data system. Perform assertive outreach and engagement strategies with enrolled consumers on an ongoing basis. Provide intensive field-based services for enrolled and potential clients.
Master of Social Work (MSW) from an accredited school of social work AND a current Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) registration number through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences; OR
Masters in psychology or related behavioral science field from accredited university AND a current Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) registration number through the California Board of Behavioral Science; OR
Doctorate in Psychology from an accredited university AND current Psychologist registration with the California Board of Psychology.
Minimum of two (2) years experience in a behavioral health care; experience with homeless chronic mentally ill. Knowledge of DSMIV required. Chemical dependency experience preferred.
Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and be insurable by the Center’s auto insurance carrier.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Lcsw)