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Generalist - ACTT

Company: Strategic Interventions
Location: Morganton
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

MORGANTON - ACTTGENERALISTA growing agency is looking for a Generalist to join an Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) in Morganton, NC. Our ACT Teams provide high quality services to adults with severe and persistent mental illness.This position is an optional member of an ACT Team and can provide services to members in multiple areas. Due to this individual not being assigned into a specific required role, they are able to provide any of the services an unlicensed professional can provide to members such as Housing, Vocational, case management and general member interventions.Who We Are:Strategic Interventions, LLC. (SI) is a growing mental health company, currently with seven large ACT Teams located across North Carolina. We offer Evidence Based Practices to adults with severe mental illness. We are known for the great care we take with clients and employees alike.We offer very competitive benefits including; Medical, Dental and Vision insurance benefits (mostly paid by the company) generous PTO, life Insurance, Option for long-term disability, Option for Short Term Disability, use of company car and opportunities for expanded training and growth within the company.Education:If the candidate is a Qualified Professional: they are required to have a bachelor's degree in behavioral science field and at least two years of experience working with adults who have a mental illness and/or substance abuse diagnosis, or a bachelor's degree and four years' experience working in the human services field, or an equivalent combination of experience and education. If the employee is an Associate Professional: they are required to have a bachelor's degree and at least one year experience working with adults who have a mental illness and/or substance abuse diagnosis.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:General knowledge regarding principles of Assertive Community Treatment Team and the laws, regulations, and policies that govern these services. Knowledge of social work principles, techniques and practices, and their application to complex casework, group work, and community problems. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely. Possess considerable knowledge of family and group dynamics and a range of intervention techniques. Understanding of Managed Care Processes, contracts, and submission of service authorizations. Ability to be available for crisis situations.Interpersonal Skills:Must possess skills in establishing a rapport with members, applying techniques of assessing psychosocial and behavioral aspects of a member's problems. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Members being served by the ACT Team. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively.Travel Requirements:Valid Driver's License and insurance required. Travel will vary depending on the daily schedule for this position. All travel is in the community where the members live and work.Key Responsibilities:To assist and support adults in the development of skills, behaviors and responsibilities needed to live, work, learn, recreate, and socialize with others in the community with the greatest possible degree of self-determination and independenceTo provide training and assistance with activities of daily living, e.g. shopping, transportation, resource management, exercise, managing household, budgeting, etc.To provide linkage to the community by focusing on opportunities for employment for individuals served.To advocate for the rights, acceptance, and inclusion of this population through daily contacts in the community and through increasing and maintaining self-help, family and natural community supportsRequirements:1 year of experience working with adults who have a mental illness and/or substance abuse issuesEmployee must be an Associate Professional or Qualified Professional(For more information on Qualified Professionals or Associate Professionals in the state of NC see NCDHHS https://info.ncdhhs.gov/dhsr/mhlcs/faq.html click on Section 5, 10A NCAC 27G .0104 STAFF DEFINITIONSExcellent verbal and written communication skills.Aptitude to empathize with people and help them engage in treatment.Good time management skills.Ability to work with other professionals as part of a treatment teamAbility to develop opportunities for workWhat We Offer:Competitive PayMedical, Dental & Vision InsuranceLife InsuranceOption of Long-Term Disability and Short-Term DisabilityPaid Time Off

Keywords: Strategic Interventions, Gastonia , Generalist - ACTT, Other , Morganton, North Carolina

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