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ACT Team Supervisor - Kent

Job Type: 
Full-Time; M-F; 8-5
Department: 
ACT - Kent
Description: 

Supervise operation of an effective, recovery-oriented clinical team according to ACT and IDDT standards.

Provide direct services, including case management, as part of the ACT/IDDT Team.

Develop, follow, and respect individuals’ person-centered treatment plans.

Responsibilities: 

Assure completion of daily team meetings, consultations with assigned Psychiatrist, IDDT consultation meetings, and required documentation of team processes.

Assure team’s completion of intake, assessment, and person-centered planning processes according to agency timeframes.

Provide direct clinical supervision to team staff to ensure that treatment plans are being implemented as designed incorporating stage specific treatment. 

Assure completion of team’s monthly on-call schedule.

Assist in selection, orientation, and on-going training of new team staff.

Ensure that personnel comply with procedures, standards, and policies for agency operations.

Meet regularly with staff to provide consultation, training, on-going performance review  and completion of evaluations within required timeframes.

Ensure the safety of persons served and personnel supervised through the implementation of the agency’s safety and training plans.

Assure team’s coordination with all other systems with which persons served by the team may be involved—especially related to hospital or other crisis programs.

Assure completion of required ACT and IDDT program evaluation activities and participate on the agency’s Co-occurring/IDDT Work Team. Adjust team operations as needed to correct for areas that fall outside expectations.

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

Provide psychotherapy to individuals consistent with their treatment plans.

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

Monitor use of medications and effects on target symptoms.

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

Complete necessary paperwork to help individuals obtain and maintain benefits/services they may be entitled to.

Assure individuals’ basic needs are met including budgeting, grocery shopping, laundry, and completion of medical or other needed appointments.

Assist individuals with maintaining housing in the least restrictive environment

Requirements: 

Master's degree (LMSW or LPC) in a human service field and a minimum 2-years direct‑service experience working with people who have serious mental illness and substance abuse needs. Specialized co-occurring substance abuse training preferred. Previous supervisory experience preferred. License to practice/certification for 3rd‑party reimbursement. Good communication, motivation, and negotiation skills. Excellent organizational ability. 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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