Team Leader

LOCATION:    Brooklyn, NY

DEPARTMENT:       OMH ACT PROGRAM

REPORTS TO:          ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT    

MAJOR FUNCTIONS:       

  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to provide services consistent with the ACT model
  • Participate in daily team meetings to review and plan client services
  • Provide the expected number of services to clients each month, 80% of which are in the community
  • Complete required documentation in a timely and high quality manner
  • Work collaboratively with clients, their families, and community partners to assist clients in achieving their treatment and recovery goals
  • Coordinate client care through close involvement with hospitals, substance use treatment facilities, etc.
  • Provide 24-hour crisis intervention on-call services on rotating basis
  • Complete immediate needs assessments, comprehensive psychosocial assessments, individualized service plans, and crisis/relapse prevention plans
  • Conduct specialized clinical assessments of violence risk, suicide risk, substance use, trauma, and criminogenic needs
  • Conduct other required assessments with clients, such as Child and Adult Integrated Reporting System (CAIRS) reports, Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) reports, and Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) eligibility assessments
  • Use evidence based treatments in the areas of mental health and substance abuse to address client needs (e.g., cognitive behavioral therapy, harm reduction, motivational interviewing, trauma-informed care)
  • Provide services to assist clients with needs such as family support, housing, entitlements, employment, education, vocational interests, community integration, and connection to physical health care
  • Provide services to assist clients with needs such as legal advocacy, navigating the criminal justice system, coordination with legal agencies
  • Manage performance outcome
  • Manage billing aspect of program
  • Performs other duties as requested

QUALIFICATIONS/ SKILLS:

  • LMSW, LCSW, LMHC with current New York State license or credential
  • At least two years of experience providing services to adults with serious mental illness 
  • Must have or be eligible to have NY State ID (non-drivers or driver’s license)
  • Knowledge and experience of electronic health records (specifically AWARDS by Footholds) preferred
  • Spanish speaking a plus
  • Individuals with lived experience in the areas of mental health, substance use, or criminal justice are encouraged to apply

 

 

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