Under the supervision of the Program Manager and/or Team Leader
provides case management rehabilitation and crisis interventions
and outreach services in home office and community settings to
adults with serious long-term mental illness. Collaborates with
psychiatric and allied mental health team in assessment diagnosis
intervention and treatment planning by performing the following
duties. Conduct substance abuse treatment with clients in need in
accordance with the 12 core functions of substance abuse counseling
as defined by the ICRC.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides clinical interventions such as resource linking
resource modification and development skill teaching and
programming to consumers on Mobile Treatment Team caseload.
Includes but is not limited to:
- Assists consumers in getting financial benefits;
- Assists consumers in accessing medical and dental care as
- Assists consumers in choosing getting and keeping
- Assists consumers in choosing getting and keeping decent
- Assists consumers in developing social support network and
participating in social and leisure activities; and
- Assists consumers in applying ADL skills in needed real-life
Conducts comprehensive clinical assessment and develops
interventions for substance abuse sexual abuse symptom management
and family support and education.
Assesses suicidal and homicidal behavior.
Coordination of emergency psychiatric services within a timely
manner including documenting interventions alternatives considered
and response of client/client family and supporting agencies.
Provides coordinates and monitors treatment services for all
assigned cases. Includes but is not limited to:
- 22 hours of direct services (face to face) with clients in
order to adhere to minimal requirement for productivity.
- Documentation in progress notes following established
procedures as described in the Individual Treatment Plan;
- Provision and coordination of care prescribed in the Treatment
Plan through documented contact and implementation of assigned
activities with other client/client family Gateway staff
consultants and Treatment Plan-designated staff from schools and
other human service and medical organizations;
Participates in treatment planning by: completing assessment
assignments within time requirements specified by procedures.
Scheduling/attending treatment planning meetings with staff and
other individuals specified in procedures.
Utilizes assessment information diagnostic results and staff and
participation in the development of treatment plans.
Provides psycho educational services to clients and their
families/significant others based on modality frequency participant
and location specifications prescribed in the Individual Treatment
Services will include provision of information regarding mental
illness alcohol and substance abuse effective parenting behavior
When providing therapeutic/counseling/case management services
arrives and/or participates on time as scheduled; is alert and
responsive to client issues and behaviors.
Works within prescriptive instructions from the client
Individual Treatment Plan modifies treatment planning to meet
client needs and changes in situation.
Documents with the client if possible treatment implementation
and related issues in progress notes and/or treatment plan review
Assists with Discharge Planning.
Medical record documentation must be in adherence to Gateway
policies and procedures and MTT Medicaid guidelines: including
updating of client database reviewing outside correspondence and
following client confidentiality and client rights procedures.
Attends scheduled community and/or agency meetings on time.
Makes arrangements with other agencies to provide services for
identified clients as specified in client Treatment Plans.
Participation in agency committees as designated by supervisor
attending meetings on time and actively participating in both
discussion and assignments.
Participation in other inter-agency meetings as designated by
supervisor attending meetings on time and actively participating in
both discussions and assignments.
Participate in daily staff organizational meetings and treatment
planning review meetings.
Provide ongoing assessment of clients mental illness symptoms
and clients response to treatment.
Provide ongoing assessment problem solving side-by-side services
skill training supervision (ie assignments monitoring
encouragement) and environmental adaptations to assist clients with
activities of daily living.
Assist clients to find and maintain a safe affordable place to
live- apartment hunting finding a roommate landlord negotiations
cleaning and decorating and procuring necessities (ie utilities
Teach money management skills (ie budgeting and bill paying) and
assist clients in accessing financial services (ie professional
financial counseling emergency loan sources).
Help clients access reliable transportation (ie obtain a drivers
license and car arrange for cabs access bus lines and find
Assist and support clients to have and effectively use a primary
care doctor dentist etc.
Plan structure and prompt social and leisure time activities on
evenings weekends and holidays.
Prepare for supervision by completing tasks assigned and
Monitor medication to ensure client understands prescribed
dosage monitor side effects and is taken accordingly.
Attends weekly general staff meetings.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned or needed.
Bachelor's degree in Human Services field such as Social Work
Psychology and Rehabilitation Services preferred.
Two years experience in Human Services preferred.
Experience working with individuals with substance abuse sexual
abuse and/or involvement with criminal justice system is
NECESSARY SECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Valid drivers license and use of car during normal working hours
or other means of transportation to complete major functions of
Automobile liability insurance coverage for vehicle being used
in accordance with state regulations.
Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race color religion sex national origin age
ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or
expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan
is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Location: Gateway Healthcare Inc. USA:RI:Pawtucket
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Shift 1