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ACT Clinician - Kent

Job Type: 
Full-Time
Department: 
ACT - Kent
Description: 

Provide effective, recovery-oriented direct services to ACT/IDDT participants.

Assess mental health, substance use, and other status of persons served during daily contacts and make stage specific treatment recommendations to assist in meeting their goals.

Utilize outreach and engagement strategies to elicit individuals’ commitment to actively participate in treatment.

Monitor use of medications and effects on target symptoms.

Provide face-to-face services to persons served that maintains a rolling average at 100% of established expectations for the position.

Ensure the safety of persons served and personal safety through compliance with the agency's safety and training plans.

Provide education and support to family members, significant others, and community representatives to create a recovery network for persons served.

Communicate in a manner that demonstrates respect for persons served and others and assures their right to privacy and confidentiality.

Responsibilities: 

Provide specialty clinical services to individuals and families (appropriate to training).

Provide targeted therapy to individuals consistent with their treatment plans including stage specific co-occurring counseling.

Provide family therapy to individuals and their families.

Provide group therapy as needed including participation in co-occurring substance abuse and other clinical group sessions.  

Provide case management services as part of the ACT/IDDT team.

Requirements: 

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a human service field and minimum one year direct‑service experience working with people with serious and persistent mental illness and substance abuse needs.  Specialized co-occurring training preferred. Good communication, motivation, and negotiation skills. Valid Michigan driver's license and a vehicle to transport.  Ability to perform work in community settings which may not be barrier-free.  Knowledgeable about and supportive of culturally-competent, recovery and trauma informed practices.  Lived experiences with behavioral health issues are welcomed.

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