Working within a community-based behavioral health setting, the ACT Outreach Counselor works to provide effective and quality services, coordinates and monitors other services provided, promotes independent functioning and develop self-sufficiency skills for CLM clients and their families. ACT is a treatment model that covers for 24/7, 365 days of the year. The team structure currently allows for a 35 hour, four-day work week after proficiency in the role is demonstrated.
Major Functional Areas and Description of Duties:
Provides individual care plan development, crisis management planning, crisis interventions, assessments, referrals and monitors service delivery;
Provides outreach, advocacy, resource identification, referral, mobilization, linkage, monitoring and coordination of services activities;
Coordinates medical services and emergency services as needed;
Participates as a member of the community support services multi-disciplinary treatment team and serves on appropriate committees, both internal and external, as determined by the supervisor;
On call after hours coverage on a rotating basis.
Holiday and weekend coverage to be shared by team members.
Executes all required services and documentation in accordance with agency policies and federal and state standards;
Represents CLM in a professional and appropriate manner in the community;
Performs any additional duties assigned by the supervisor.
On call coverage periodically.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
A majority of the work will be visiting clients in the community and also in their homes. Proof of car insurance, a reliable vehicle and a clean driving record all are required. An ability to freely enter/exit client’s homes is necessary.