Mental Health Clinician - LMSW, LCSW, LMHC
The Bridge, Inc

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Post Date: Apr 01, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New York
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Description
- 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.


Skills
- MSW, LMSW, LMHC-LP, or LMHC ; at least two years of experience providing services to adults with serious mental illness;
- Must have or be eligible to have NY State ID (non-drivers or drivers license)
- Knowledge and experience of electronic health records (specifically AWARDS by Footholds) preferred; Spanish speaking is highly desirable
- Individuals with lived experience in the areas of mental health, substance use, or criminal justice are encouraged to apply


Notes
- COVID-19 Vaccination Required
- Mask wearing required
ACT and FACT Team Clinicians provide expertise in the areas of family support, criminal justice issues, substance use, housing, employment, and wellness self-management.