Under the general supervision of the Team Leader/Program Director, and the guidelines provided by the NYS OMH for the Mental Health Comprehensive Medicaid Case Management Program (MH CMCM), 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 family goals and services with the tasks of all team members and for providing family psycho-education individually and in groups. Participates in the provision of crisis intervention services to participants 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Master’s Degree in one of the following disciplines recognized by the New York State Office of Mental Health as qualifying a staff person to be counted as professional clinical staff: Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation Counseling, Pastoral Counseling, Creative Arts Therapy, Therapeutic Recreation. Applicable professional license in field issued by NYS Education Department strongly preferred. Plus, specialized experience or training of at least one year in family assessment and intervention, psychoeducation and/or other family support services, including cognitive-behavioral strategies..