Under the direction and supervision of the program supervisor and division manager, an individual employed in this position works as a licensed professional and as a member of our collaborative Day Rehabilitative team.
- Assess, identify, and assist client in managing symptoms of mental illness and co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders, including clinical and psychosocial interventions and supports within scope of licensure and expertise and as outlined in the individualized, recovery-focused plan of the person served.
- Utilize motivational conversation strategies and techniques throughout the assessment, individual program planning, and treatment and rehabilitation process.
- Facilitate psycho education groups which promote skill development and personal recovery.
- Develop and implement plans for goal achievement and evaluate short-and long-term progress on a regular and continuous basis in accordance with program policies and standards.
- Assist and promote client development and utilization of relapse prevention plan and wellness self-management.
- Masters degree in social work, rehabilitation, counseling or other accredited academic discipline qualifying for state licensure
- Licensure in the State of Nebraska as:
- a) Mental health professional (LMHP); provisional licensure (PLMHP) acceptable if actively working and making sustained progress toward achieving full licensure), or
- b) Registered nurse (RN) or advanced practice registered nurse (APRN).
- Demonstrated knowledge and skills in mental health philosophy, service, and behavior intervention/management practices, rehabilitation and recovery principles on direct service level.
- Demonstrated knowledge of characteristics and needs of persons with a serious mental illness, including persons with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders.
- Ability to maintain effective working relationships with individuals of diverse backgrounds including persons with serious mental illness and co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders, family members, behavioral health professionals, government representatives, and the public at large.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
- Ability and willingness to work evening and weekend hours as assigned.
- Possession of valid drivers license and good driving record, or ability to arrange for reliable transportation.