Couselor - Partial needed for full-time, temp to hire position in Gloucester.
To provide an alternative course of treatment plan options for SPMI and Dually Diagnosed adults.
Develop, implement and lead treatment groups. Serve as a staff advisor during community meetings. Provide emotional support to clients and assist with crisis intervention and suicide prevention. Structure and supervise all recreational and community activities. Serve as a positive role model for clients. Interact with clients in a purposeful, therapeutic manner and accordance with their specified Individual Service Plans.
Function as primary Case Manager for assigned clients by developing and implementing an Individual Service Plan with other appropriate agencies on an ongoing basis. Record clear and comprehensive documentation of periodic treatment care plans, weekly progress notes, and other documentation as needed. Implement and follow systems for the monitoring of clients' progress. Organize, supervise and assist clients in developing social skills during community outings.
Provide crisis intervention and follow-up services as needed. Consult and coordinate on with appropriate agencies, place of residence, schools, family support, etc. for each client's treatment plan. Attend and participate in supervision, staff meetings, in-service training as scheduled by the PCS-Supervisor/Clinical Director, PCS. To monitor discharge and 30-day aftercare follow-up of assigned clients. Assist in the intake process and orientation of assigned clients.
To organize and prepare information/ materials for individual, group, and family psycho-educational groups following the client's service plan. Perform other duties as may from time to time be deemed appropriate by the Supervisor and/ or Clinical Director and as required for the provision of program services.