POSITION: Counselor 1 and Counselor 2 (Part-time)
Assertive Community Treatment Program (ACT)
PAY GRADE: 12/14
WAGE: $16.15/$19.49 (as a minimum)
- Provides outpatient psychotherapy and follow-up services to the adult client population.
§ Develops and implements individualized treatment/service plans for ACT consumers using various therapeutic methodologies, maintaining a direct service level of 75% minimum time.
§ Participates in Case Conferences with all levels of psychiatric and clinical staff, individually and in group supervision staffings.
§ Serves as a member of Assertive Treatment Team as well as the after hours on call rotation.
§ Initiates appropriate Intra & Interagency contact to facilitate consumer care.
§ Prepares, maintains and submits all assigned case records, charts, reports, forms and other required documentation in a professional and timely manner.
§ Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures.
§ Master's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related social services field with progressive experience in human services, is desirable.
§ Ability to carry out rehabilitation and support functions.
§ Experience working with adults with serious mental illness.
§ Demonstrated ability to obtain vital information during a personal interview to make proper recommendations.
§ Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal staff, providers, and other social service agencies.
§ Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care program.
§ Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the PA State Police, Child Abuse Clearance from the PA Department of Human Services and FBI Fingerprint Clearance.
§ Ability to inspect and identify violations pertaining to program regulations.
§ Ability to transport oneself in an insured vehicle, as program needs dictate.
§ Ability to observe and recognize verbal and non-verbal signs of physical or mental disorders.
§ Demonstrated ability to handle clients with a wide range of psychiatric conditions.
§ Ability to receive performance feedback and instructions calmly, without reacting negatively or emotionally.
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