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Posted: Friday, April 7, 2017 10:29 PM

JOB SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Program Director or Designee, functions as part of a team providing client:centered, strength:based rehabilitation and recovery services to assigned consumers that relate to the care, nurturing, treatment, education, socialization, habilitation, recovery/healing and support of adults diagnosed with a mental illness and in some instances, co:occurring substance abuse disorder. These tasks focus on supporting, instructing and assisting recipients of mental health services to develop the skills needed to attain personal goals, live, be educated, work, and socialize successfully in the community environments of their choice. ESSENTIAL TASKS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions unless this causes undue hardship to the agency. Secures information, such as medical, psychological, and social factors contributing to the individuals situation, and evaluates these and the individuals capabilities. Based on this information, completes and maintains consumer treatment plans to include quarterly service:plan reviews, assessments, medical records, and changes in treatment and/or medications either manually or electronically as instructed. Provides supportive counseling in 1:1 or group formats that assist the consumer to modify attitudes and behaviors as needed. Maintains up:to:date, accurate individual case records on each assigned consumer and develops measurable and objective service plans that maximize consumer rehabilitative abilities in accordance with regulatory guidelines. Continually documents consumer treatment progress. Reviews service plans and performs follow:up to determine quantity and quality of services provided. Ensures that plans include consideration of the consumerA?s cultural and ethnic background, customs, needs, beliefs, and primary language. Facilitates individualized services to the consumer that meet the diverse needs of the consumer and focus on the discharge:planning goal. Document case notes regarding significant and untoward events and contacts with mental health providers, including ICMA?s and AOTA?s. Models appropriate behavior and provides rehabilitation and recovery services to assigned consumers that incorporates skills training in all areas of psychiatric rehabilitation, including the 11 restorative services. Uses cognitive:behavioral techniques (e.g. role:plays, skills training, plans of action) that assist the consumer in meeting service plan goals Examples of skills training include self:advocacy training, ADL (Activities of Daily Living) skill building, medication management training, socialization skill enhancement, and conflict resolution training. Uses cognitive:behavioral techniques (e.g. role:plays, skills training, plans of action) to assist the consumer in meeting service plan goals. Ensures consumersA? compliance with medication, program, and medical appointments, including morning or evening routines, to help consumers meet treatment goals and maintain appointments. Monitors individuals self:administration of medication; counts appropriate doses of medication and maintains medication records in accordance with agency policies and procedures. Accompanies consumers on regularly scheduled or emergency visits to medical treatment facilities, social agencies, government offices, or other locations associated with the treatment or assistance of the consumer. Obtains and develops resource information for consumers in all aspects of their care (clinical services, recreational activities, vocational programs both within and outside of ICL and disseminates this information to consumers in a manner that is clear and understandable. Advocates on behalf of consumer with outside service providers and within ICL and works with other team members in addressing

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• Location: Brooklyn

• Post ID: 96681897 brooklyn
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