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Mental Health Specialist - Assertive Community Treatment Team

Company: Carolina Outreach
Location: Smithfield
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Carolina Outreach, an ncgCARE partner, is one of the largest and most respected providers of community-based behavioral services in North Carolina. Serving the central and east central regions of the state, Carolina Outreach is renowned for providing service excellence to children and adults through a comprehensive program array to include evidence-based practices.We are committed to providing a wide array of services to effectively meet the changing needs within the community. These services include evidence-based practices, school-based and outpatient therapy, psychiatric evaluations and treatment, Community Support and substance abuse services to name a few.Location: Smithfield, NCWe are seeking a full-time Mental Health Specialist to provide the following services:The person in this position will work with clients, families, and natural supports to provide the following: service coordination; crisis assessment and intervention; symptom assessment and management; individual counseling and psychotherapy; substance abuse treatment; work-related services; activities of daily living services; social, interpersonal relationship, and leisure-time activity services; support services or direct assistance to ensure that individuals obtain the basic necessities of daily life; and education, support, and consultation.

  • Provide mental health assessments and recommend/implement treatment options based on these assessments.
  • Provide clinical guidance to the team about clients' mental health issues and develop and implement (or assist in the development and implementation of) clients' person-centered plans.
  • Provide clinical guidance and/or oversight in the development of crisis plans and transition plans when clients move in and out of services.
  • Provide individual, family, or group therapy to clients, families, and natural supports, based on their needs, diagnoses, and best evidence-based practices.
  • Implement therapeutic interventions, crisis interventions, behavioral interventions, psycho-educational activities, and other best evidence-based practice therapies.
  • Work with clients, families, natural supports, and collateral agencies in reviewing, applying, and achieving goals outlined in the person-centered plan.
  • Provide parent/guardian/natural support training to improve interaction with the client.
  • Assist in all service delivery as formally planned with the clinical team.EducationRequired
    • Masters or betterLicenses & CertificationsRequired
      • LCSWA
      • LCSW
      • LCMHCA
      • LCMHCPreferred
        • LCASA
        • LCASEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Carolina Outreach, Raleigh , Mental Health Specialist - Assertive Community Treatment Team, Healthcare , Smithfield, North Carolina

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