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Title

Mental Health Coordinator 

Description

Turning Point Community Programs is seeking a START Coordinator for our North Bay START Program in Fairfield. Turning Point Community Programs (TPCP) provides integrated, cost-effective mental health services, employment and housing for adults, children and their families that promote recovery, independence and self-sufficiency. We are committed to innovative and high quality services that assist adults and children with psychiatric, emotional and/or developmental disabilities in achieving their goals. Turning Point Community Programs (TPCP) has offered a path to mental health and recovery since 1976. We help people in our community every single day – creating a better space for all types of people in need. Join our mission of offering hope, respect and support to our clients on their journey to mental health and wellness.

GENERAL PURPOSE

Responsible for assisting members in meeting their expressed goals toward crisis resolution and maintaining wellness while living in the community.  Additional support in areas of medication management, transportation, counseling and advocacy will be provided as needed.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is an at-will direct service position within a program. The position is responsible for insuring that clinical needs of members are met, and that necessary paperwork is complete and accurate.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that could be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Assess, coordinate, and facilitate the formal and informal supports required to support Transition Aged Youth (TAY) and their families to decrease crisis events and increase movement toward life goals; works in partnership with parents who are treated as experts concerning their families.
  • Completes required paperwork; conducts strength/needs/biopsychosocial assessments.
  • Develops and participates in interdisciplinary team meetings.
  • Completes all tasks associated with both fidelity to the START Model, program certification of the START Model, and individual certification in the START Model.
  • Responsible for submitting/entering outcomes/incident data into identified database or providing this to person responsible for entering the information.
  • Coordinates care as needed, internally and with outside agencies; Coordinates care with system partners   
  • With the direct input from the TAY and family, helps to enlists the involvement of formal and informal community resources to support the family.
  • Develop individual treatment plans for each client and empowers clients in meeting their goals; assists teams with development of service plans that reflect measurable objectives; provide group and individual therapy as indicated.
  • Make recommendations for improvement in clinical program. Will have input on clinical issues as part of the clinical team.
  • Meets regularly with clients at Turning Point sites or in the field, at job sites, homes, board and care facilities, skilled nursing facilities and other appropriate sites; transports clients and families to appointments.
  • Coach clients and families in developing skills necessary to meet treatment goals.
  • Assist in establishing client’s eligibility for Medi-Cal or other benefits and advocates for continuation of benefits when appropriate.
  • Provide “on-the-spot” counseling that is both helpful to the clients and consistent with the philosophy of the program; Provide prompt intervention in the event of a crisis both to stop the crisis and to notify, when indicated, persons and agencies necessary for the resolution of the crisis.
  • Complete paperwork as assigned in a timely manner and meets agency standard for service productivity per month; all documentation meets funder, certifying body, and TPCP standards for content and configuration.
  • Provide after hours, “on-call” coverage on a rotational basis to program clients.

Knowledge Of:

  • Turning Point’s Mission, Vision and Core Values.
  • Principles and goals of community mental health.
  • Principles and goals of the “START Model.”
  • Principles and goals of the “consumer/family driven model.”
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation’s treatment and programming.
  • Principles and goals of “family centered model.”

Ability To:

  • Work and communicate effectively with staff, TAY/families, community agencies, and professionals.
  • Perform crisis intervention strategies.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Understand budgeting requirements and budgetary implications for programming.
  • Work effectively under stress and conflict.
  • Exercise appropriate judgment and decision making.
  • Be flexible and adaptable in any given situation.
  • Work as a member of a team.
  • Supervise staff, delegate responsibility, and provide leadership and training.
  • Be well organized, flexible, and self-disciplined.
  • Plan, organize, implement and evaluate programs.
  • Get to multiple locations typically via car.

Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm with flexibility based on members needs

Compensation: $64,400 - 68,300 per year

 

Interested? Join us at our open interviews on Wednesdays from 2-4PM,

located at 10850 Gold Center Drive, Suite 325, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

-or-

CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW!

 
Position Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Education, Training and Experience

A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is through graduation from an accredited college or university with a maters degree in Social Work, Psychology, or a related field; and two (2) years of varied experience as a provider of mental health services.

Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:

  • California driver’s license & current vehicle insurance/registration 
  • Reliable means of transportation capable of passing vehicle safety inspection if more than five years old excluding all modes of two-wheeled transport inclusive of bicycles, mopeds and motorcycles.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 11/22/2022  
Location North Bay START  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  
adjustedSeniorityDate None Specified 

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