Ask about eligibility for our Retention Incentive Program after 6 months of employment.
QUALIFICATIONS: The individual for this position must possess a Master’s Degree in the field of social work, psychology, counseling or a related field plus two years of experience with a license in social work (LSW) or counseling (LAC). Must have a valid Driver’s License in good standing and have access to a vehicle.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide outreach services implementing strengths-based, person centered services. Provide outreach, engagement, case management and skill-building services. Provide case management and ongoing linkage to community supports. Promote the integration of physical and mental health. Provide 24/7 support to hose served by the program through an on call rotation. Assist individuals with utilizing all available community supports that best meet their needs. Complete all required documentation in clinical files and in HIS in a timely basis as per policies and applicable regulations. Attend supervision meetings and agency staff meetings. Attend meetings with program partners and community providers to reach program objectives. Provide clinical back up to PATH staff. Provide supervision and direction to PATH team as needed. Must meet all expected productivity levels, in regards to direct service. Perform other duties as assigned by the PATH Director.
Ability to assess general clinical status as well as interpret clinical charts when available. Ability to identify clinical crisis that may require emergency intervention. Ability to complete a bio-psycho-social interview. Ability to engage with individuals . Ability to network with a variety of both formal and informal community resources and supports. Ability to educate individuals regarding mental illness and other functional impairments. Ability to discuss substance abuse/dependence issues as well as educate individuals on these issues. Follow “safe driving” habits as identified by Motor Vehicle report. Have awareness of clinical resources available and means required to obtain them. Ability to assist individuals in creating a crisis plan with that utilizes all community 24 hour services. Ability to educate individuals on how to follow a crisis plan. Ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing
Reports to: Program Director of PATH Services
LOCATION: West Orange, New Jersey