Under the general supervision of the Team Leader/Program Director, and the guidelines provided by the NYS OMH functions as part of a multi-disciplinary treatment team with shared caseloads, assists participating individuals who have serious and persistent mental illness in developing and maintaining viable living, working and social situations in the community by obtaining needed medical, social, psychosocial, educational, financial, vocational and other services. Has lead responsibility for integrating dual-recovery treatment with the tasks of other team members. Participates in the provision of crisis intervention services to participants 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High School diploma or GED and a minimum of 3 years of experience in providing direct services to individuals with mental disabilities (i.e., persons properly diagnosed as suffering from mental illness, and/or alcoholism, or substance abuse) including at least 1 year training/experience in integrated mental health and substance abuse assessment and treatment, motivational interviewing techniques and stage-wise treatment. CASAC or CASAC-T and acquisition of full CASAC credential within one year of appointment to position. Valid NYS driver’s license preferred
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: