Easterseals UCP is a nonprofit service provider with over 20 different service lines. We manage residential group home program, summer camps for children with IDD and autism, find employment for people with mental and psychical disabilities, afterschool programs, adoption and foster services, crisis services, among many others. As an organization, we have been active for over 100 years and are ever-growing to continue to serve as many individuals in the community as we can.
One of our service lines is our Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT).
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a full spectrum, long-term, community-based treatment model for adults with severe and persistent mental health needs that have not been adequately treated by more traditional treatment services.
Team members help the person address every aspect of their life, whether it be medication, therapy, social support, employment or housing.
Assertive Community Treatment is an evidence-based, treatment approach that involves a high level of coordinated care and supports men and women to manage their mental health challenges and live independently.
We are looking to grow our teams with talented people and achieve great things together!
Provides clinical and administrative supervision to ACT Team when Team Lead is not available. Supports Team Lead in planning and coordinating team functions.
Essential Job Functions:
· Fills in for Team Lead when necessary.
· Functions as practicing clinician on the ACT team.
· Provides structured face to face scheduled therapeutic interventions to provide support and guidance in all areas of functional domains: psychosocial rehabilitative interventions, case coordination, adaptive, communication, personal care, domestic, psychosocial, problem solving, etc. in preventing, overcoming, or managing the individual’s level of functioning and enhancing his/her ability to remain in the community.
· Meets critical standards contained in the current edition of the National Program Standards for ACT Teams as established by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill or US Department of Health and Human Services Center for Mental Health Services.
· Assists Team Lead with Intakes for new referrals.
· Assists Team Lead with planning and coordinating team functions.
· Assists Team Lead with clinical supervision of the team.
· Assists Team Lead with coordinating and conducting peer reviews.
· Assists Team Lead with the training of new employees.
· Other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibility: Assistant Team Lead will provide direct clinical supervision for team members. Assists Team Lead with administrative supervision.
Non-Essential Job Functions:
· Attends LME/MCO meetings when necessary.
· Participates in community education and marketing opportunities.
· Serves as liaison with local universities and assists with the supervision of interns.