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NC START Clinical Coordinator-Bilingual Spanish 

Category Adult Mental Health Services  
Description

· Implements the NC START supports for individuals (both child and adult) with intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-occurring mental illness or behavioral health needs.

· Maintains linkages and relationships with community partners and stakeholders

· Ensures the coordination of support meetings and cross systems crisis prevention and intervention plans for individuals supported by NC START.

· Participates in required meetings with Team Members, NC START Director, and other applicable parties.

· Completes Comprehensive Service Evaluations.

· Conducts clinical assessments in the form of clinical intakes, crisis assessments; administers mental health diagnostic scales such as the Aberrant Behavior Checklist.

· Evaluates and interprets the results of assessments and diagnostic scales and uses them to determine the appropriateness of current diagnoses

· Clinician uses current or updated diagnoses and biopsychosocial assessments during treatment team meetings to discuss the families’ goals for their client and the client’s system.

· Engages system with continual assessment and goal modification to implement interventions such as play therapy, art therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and soon group therapy.

· Coordinates individuals’ care with appropriate MCO representatives, identified Care Coordinator or other Clinical Home Provider, and with applicable crisis responder (Emergency Services, Mobile Crisis Teams, Law Enforcement, Hospital Emergency Departments, Walk-in Crisis, etc.).

· Identifies and coordinates training and technical assistance needs for providers, natural supports and other components of the system of care.

· Works closely with State Psychiatric Hospitals and Training Centers for support of individuals transitioning to the community.

· Collects and enters required data and produces documentation on administrative and service delivery and overall utilization of NC START services.

· Other duties as assigned/required.

 
Position Requirements
  • Qualified Professional
  • Fluent Spanish speaker highly preferred
  • Minimum of a master’s degree in human services or related field from an approved, accredited institution and no less than one year of relevant experience.
  • Graduation from an accredited college/university with a Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or closely related field preferred.
  • Current or eligible for NC license as an LPC, LCSW, LPA, LCAS, or LMFT preferred
  • Experience in intellectual/developmental disabilities, including programming for individuals with significant behavioral needs.
  • At least one year of clinical experience with children or adolescents preferred
  • Knowledge of the MH and I/DD systems of care.
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize computer word processing and data programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Web-based data entry, etc.
  • Must demonstrate capacity to effectively communicate verbally and in written form.
  • Within one year of providing services in this capacity, the coordinator must be approved for certification as a START Coordinator by the University of New Hampshire, IOD Center for START Services.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position NC START Clinical Coordinator-Bilingual Spanish  
Division NC START  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Asheboro  
About the Organization Easterseals UCP has been part of the fabric of North Carolina and Virginia for 75 years. We started in counties all over NC and VA filling gaps and addressing the needs of children and adults with disabilities. Our legacy organizations Easterseals NC, United Cerebral Palsy NC, and Easterseals Virginia joined forces as Easterseals UCP to intentionally work side-by-side with more than 20,000 individuals and their families, providing the broad network of services and support they need to achieve better days. Today we are affiliated with both Easterseals, Inc. and United Cerebral Palsy Inc.

Our mission is to create opportunities, promote individual choice, and change the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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