Community Support Team - Qualified Professional
Do you enjoy being the “go-to” person that everyone refers to for business and client needs? Are you one that clients can depend on 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with no hesitation? Are your time management skills are so superior, you make the completion of tasks look easy? If you answered yes to the following, we have a career for you!
Easterseals UCP (ESUCP) seeks a Qualified Professional to provide a full range of treatment functions for clients, with availability 24/7. The Community Support Team (CST) will treat clients with mental health or substance use disorder diagnoses that meet the needs of two life domains described in the CST service definition.
Responsibilities include and are not limited to:
Coordinates services and assures person-centeredness in all aspects of the service planning process.
Develops holistic, integrated interventions.
Participates in the initial development, implementation, and ongoing revisions of the Individuals’ Person-Centered Plan (PCP), Crisis Plan, and Housing Support Crisis Plan. Also assists with the submission of periodic authorization requests for continuation or establishment of services to the Local Management Entities – Managed Care Organizations (LME-MCO).
Participates in “first responder” coverage and crisis response with the LME-MCO, and provides crisis support to the individual by the initiation of Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) or other crisis support plans. When required, CST must make immediate telephone contact with the individual, and face-to-face contact within 90-minutes after the crisis has occurred.
Participate in the provision of structured rehabilitative interventions to individuals served, such as:
Assessment, Individual Housing, and Tenancy Sustaining Services
Money Management and Entitlements
Activities of Daily Living
Personal Health, Wellness, and Recovery
Promote Community Integration