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Mental Health Specialist 1 - Assertive Community Treatment

Company: Linn County Department of Health Services
Location: Albany
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

JOB New Graduates are encouraged to apply.Linn County Mental Health is recruiting for a therapist on the Assertive Community Treatment Team to work with adults who experience severe and persistent mental illness. Must be willing to work as part of an interdisciplinary team and follow documentation requirements in accordance with the Oregon Administrative Rules and department policies and procedures. EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Provide services and supports, such as individual and group therapy, that lessen or eliminate the debilitating symptoms of mental illness and minimize or prevent acute episodes of the illnessPromote recovery principles, dignity, hope, and well-beingFoster community integration and encourage use of natural supportsHelp individuals to establish economic self-sufficiency and housing stabilityProvide co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse treatmentProvide ongoing assessment of consumers' substance use status and provide stage-wise individual and group interventions both in the office and in the communityConduct comprehensive assessments annually and update as neededAssume primary responsibility for developing, writing, implementing, and revising service plans annually and update as consumer's recovery needs changeOther job duties related to Assertive Community Treatment Team may include working with Community Support Services Team, Psychiatric Security Review Board, Rental Assistance Services and other related program services MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must be able to pass a criminal history check and possess a valid Oregon drivers' license. Bilingual Spanish skills a plus. Requires successful completion of a Master's Degree in psychology, social work, and counseling or in a related field, two years' experience AND Oregon professional licensure is required. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Keywords: Linn County Department of Health Services, Albany , Mental Health Specialist 1 - Assertive Community Treatment, Healthcare , Albany, Oregon

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