Qualifications: Master’s degree with a license in social work, psychology or other mental health discipline. Minimum of four (4) years progressive work experience in mental health with at least two (2) years in community mental health and at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. Thorough understanding of wellness and recovery core competencies, Understanding of the principles and use of teamwork and team building concepts.
Responsibilities: Overall responsibility for the operation of AOT assuring all services adhere to agency ethical standards and meet requirements and contractual obligations of funding sources, e.g. Medicaid, Medicare, NJ DMHAS. Responsible for educating the community in the legislation associated with the IOC law. Review intake assessments, develop and oversee all AOT program services and procedures. Review treatment plans for individuals involved in the AOT program. Interface with Courts as needed. Responsible for educating referral sources and other mental health providers regarding IOC Program and Consumer Rights. Responsible fro implementing AOT court orders. Attend county and state meetings relevant to the AOT program. Provide clinical leadership and supervision to the AOT staff teaching staff new applications and skills to improve the level of staff competency. Uses training, evaluation and feedback to improve performance of self and program. Track and report statistical outcome measurements that will be used to improve staff performance program effectiveness.
Supervisor to: AOT Part-time Administrative Assistant , AOT Clinical Case Managers, and AOT Psychiatrist
Reports to: Senior Director of Programs
Location: Montclair, NJ