The Bridge, an innovative and well respected mental health agency serving adults with serious mental illness, substance abuse, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and co-morbid medical conditions is seeking Social Workers/Mental Health Counselors/Harm Reduction Specialists for it's A.C.T. Programs in the Bronx and Manhattan.
Scope of Position:
Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to provide services consistent with the ACT model
Participate in daily team meetings to review and plan client services
Provide the expected number of services to clients each month, 80% of which are in the community
Complete required documentation in a timely and high quality manner
Work collaboratively with clients, their families, and community partners to assist clients in achieving their treatment and recovery goals
Coordinate client care through close involvement with hospitals, substance use treatment facilities, etc.
Provide 24-hour crisis intervention on-call services on rotating basis
Complete immediate needs assessments, comprehensive psychosocial assessments, individualized service plans, and crisis/relapse prevention plans
Conduct specialized clinical assessments of violence risk, suicide risk, substance use, trauma, and criminogenic needs
Conduct other required assessments with clients, such as Child and Adult Integrated Reporting System (CAIRS) reports, Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) reports
Use evidence based treatments in the areas of mental health and substance abuse to address client needs (e.g., cognitive behavioral therapy, harm reduction, motivational interviewing, trauma -informed care)
Provide services to assist clients with needs such as family support, housing, entitlements, employment, education, vocational interests, community integration, and connection to physical health care
Provide services to assist clients with needs such as legal advocacy, navigating the criminal justice system, coordination with legal agencies