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ACT Team Member - Therapist

Community Alliance Omaha, NE

Job Description

The Assertive Community Treatment Program is a mobile, interdisciplinary, high intensity clinical team which consists of nurses, licensed therapists, psychiatrists, substance abuse specialists, vocational and rehabilitation specialists and peer support working in an integrated manner rather than as individual practitioners. The team works collaboratively, and in a coordinated manner to deliver the majority of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services needed by the client.

The ACT team:
Delivers the majority of the treatment, rehabilitation, and support services needed by the person served, including;
a) behavioral health (mental health and substance abuse) symptom assessment and management;
b) medical assessment and management;
c) individual supportive therapy;
d) skill development;
e) crisis intervention;
f) positive peer role modeling

Duties include:

  • Participaein a comprehensive assessment process, including evaluation of a consumer s past history and current condition, and identification of strengths, needs and goals.
  • Utilize motivational conversation strategies and techniques throughout assessement, individualized planning, and treatment and rehabilitation process.
  • Develop, implement, evaluate and revise a comprehensive and individualized treatment, rehabilitation and recovery plan for each consumer.
  • Assess, identify and assist consumer in managing symptoms of mental illness and co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders, including clinical and psychological interventions and supports within scope of licensure and expertise as outlined in the individualized, recovery-focused plan of the person served.
  • Teach personal, social, daily living, leisure, vocational, educational, and other related community skills.
  • Assist in identifying and managing symptoms of mental illness, including medication administration, management and monitoring.
  • Participate on an assigned and rotational basis, in after hours on-call servcie; respond promptly and effectively to consumer needs and emergency situations within the timeframes and in accordance with program policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Qualified by training and/or experience to function at a high level of independence and professionalism and work interchangeably with all members of the ACT team to perform responsibilities including at least one of the following the following:
  • Licensure in Nebraska as a mental health professional (LMHP, LIMHP); provisional licensure if actively working and making sustained progress toward achieving full licensure.
  • Masters degree in Social Work, vocational rehabilitation, education, or other related human service field.

Desired Qualification:

Experience serving adults with a severe and persistent mental illness in a community based setting.

Job Details

Date Posted November 30, 2018
Date Closes December 30, 2018
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Varies
Shift Custom
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date 2015-06-09
SOC Category 21-1013.00 Marriage and Family Therapists
Zipcode 68105

This job requires the following skills

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • First Aid Certification
  • Mental Health Care