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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
1/6/2018
Job Category:
Mental Health
Mental Health Skill Building Specialist
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Job Description

Mental Health Skill Building Specialist - Provide community based mental health training to individuals with serious mental illness. Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) required. Bachelor's degree in a human services or related field, w/one year's experience, and valid DMV license required. Full time with excellent benefits. 

Open until filled. 

$32,000-$33,600. 

Under supervision of the Mental Health Skill Building Supervisor, this position is responsible for providing direct individualized one-on-one training to consumers with serious mental illnesses in day-to-day activities, documenting consumer’s progress, coordinating with case management, coordinating with outside provider services, and attending medical appointments with consumers. Skill building activities include money management, budgeting, nutrition, health, wellness, housekeeping, anger management, and other activities of independent living.

Job Expectations and Essential Functions:

• Provide direct services including training and support in mental health skill building for persons with severe and persistent mental illness.

• Conduct and document functional assessments and evaluate consumer training needs.

• Assist in developing Individual Service Plans, implement plans, and update plans on a quarterly basis.

• Evaluate the independent living needs of consumers and provide services geared towards increasing and maintaining the consumers' ability to live independently.

• Enter documentation of services provided in consumer’s Electronic Health Record in a timely and accurate manner.

• Communicate and coordinate effectively with members of treatment team including case managers, day treatment (clubhouse) staff, psychiatrist, medical providers, employment coaches, family members, and other service providers quarterly or more frequently as appropriate to ensure coordination of care.

• Assist consumers with identifying, obtaining, accessing, and maintaining appropriate community resources, including housing, medical professionals, food pantry, government entitlements, fuel assistance, SNAP benefits, and other appropriate resources.

• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals, organizations, employers, community, and other agency personnel.

• To perform other assigned duties as necessary within established policy and procedures.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 


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