Qualifications: Bachelor degree in social work, psychology, counseling or a related field; NJ Professional license in Social Work or Counseling preferred. Demonstrated experience in working with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekend and holiday hours. Valid driver’s license in good standing is also required.
Responsibilities: Provide on-going monitoring of individuals in the AOT program to ensure compliance with each court order. Conduct intake assessments, develop and oversee treatment plans for individuals involved in AOT program. Oversee all program services and procedures. Communicate observations and information regarding each individual to the AOT Director, AOT Psychiatrist and treatment team. Provide linkage and service coordination to individuals to appropriate/court order treatment modalities. Assist with obtaining public entitlement and benefits such as Social Security, Medicaid, Medicare, Welfare, Food-stamps and Section 8. Assist with the integration of mental and physical health care and developing a Psychiatric Advance Directive. Supervise, organize and support recreational and/or socialization activities. Provide transportation, support counseling, crisis intervention services as needed. Meet all expected productivity levels in regard to direct service provisions to consumers. Document observation, information and services in progress notes. Participate in staff scheduling, training and orientation. Facilitate a variety of recovery groups and work with individuals on areas indicated on their WRAP. Establish and maintain an ongoing therapeutic relationship and case load as skill level permits. Monitors service delivery to meet program participants changing needs. Provides case management to individuals. Provision of direct service including holiday and weekend coverage as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned by the AOT Director.
Reports to: AOT Director
Location: Newton, NJ
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