Assertive Community Treatment ( ACT) is an evidence based treatment approach that improves outcomes for people living with mental illness. ACT is a multidisciplinary team approach .The consistent, caring, person-centered relationships have a positive effect upon outcomes and quality of life. ACT reduces hospitalization, increases housing stability, and improves quality of life for people with the most severe symptoms of mental illness. ACT is also a very supportive model for staff providing services and has been known to reduce staff burnout and increase job satisfaction. If you are interested in being part of a team that helps so many of the people we serve lead recovery enhancing and stable lives apply today!
Job Summary: To provide assistance to CNS consumers with severe and persistent mental illness to acquire or re-acquire the skills necessary to live as independently as possible. Responsible for assessing, networking, facilitation for services, community living skills/support, crisis intervention, and medication management/monitoring will do this. Also to empower the consumer further through education, self-advocacy, vocation, training, and career development/pathing. Ability to follow evidence-based programming to achieve required outcome e.g. ACT/IDDT
A Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Social Work or human services with two years mental health and substance use experience and a LLBSW, LLMSW,LBSW, LMSW, LLPC, LPC and/or LLP state licensure
CADC, CADC-M, or CAADC preferred
Credits and/or course work in Substance Abuse/Mental Health field a plus.
Knowledge of 12 step programs which may include Dual Recovery/Alcoholics/Narcotics Anonymous.
Two to three years mental health and substance abuse experience.
ACT 101 training preferred.
Valid State of Michigan Driver’s License and current proof of auto insurance required
Transportation or automobile accessibility