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ACT Clinician - KENT

Job Type: 
Full-Time - M-F
Department: 
ACT Team - Kent
Description: 

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

Responsibilities: 

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 individual and group psychosocial counseling including stage specific co-occurring treatment to assist with individuals’ success living in the community.

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

Provide Case Management services as part of the ACT/IDDT team.

Requirements: 

Minimum Requirements:  Bachelor'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. QMHP/license to practice/certification for third‑party reimbursement. 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. 

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