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Wellness Self-Management Specialist (ACT)

Company: The Bridge Inc.
Location: Bronx
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Complete comprehensive assessment with substance abuse assessment and updated six-month assessments using results from administration of standardized screening instruments for substance use, suicidality, and traumaComplete crisis intervention and relapse prevention plansIdentify the treatment services consumers should receive based on severity of substance use diagnosis, stage of change, immediate needs and recommend treatment objectives for the consumer's treatment planAssess and provide services to consumers to address housing, income support, education and vocational training, social supports, employment, and primary care needsComplete comprehensive recovery-oriented initial treatment plans and 6-month treatment plan reviews and modify the plan in the light of feedback from recipients and relevant othersInvolve social supports in the consumer's treatment with the ACT teamComplete progress notes within 24-hours of service delivery and ensure progress notes are available to be read in the morning organizational meetingAct as advocate and liaison for consumers in securing emergency detox and rehabilitation care, and other community supports that promote integrated dual disorder treatmentCoordinate discharge in collaboration with inpatient staff when consumers have ER and inpatient staysProvide 24-hour crisis intervention on-call services on rotating basisProvide treatment services including engagement, problem-solving, wellness self-management, medication support, family support and treatment, individual mental health, relapse prevention, harm reduction and substance use counseling based on motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral responses to mental illness and substance useWork effectively with community housing providers, education and vocational training providers, and self-help groups providing services to consumersComplete expected minimum monthly treatment contacts each monthProvide weekly reports to AOT staff for consumers with AOT ordersCovid-19 vaccination requiredMSW, LMSW, LMHC or LCSWAt least 2 years of experience providing services to adults with serious mental illnessExperience of electronic health recordsSpanish speaking a plusPhysical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Travel: This is a field-based position and requires 80% of services to be provided in the community.The Bridge is an AA/EOECOVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREDMASK WEARING REQUIRED#ZR

Keywords: The Bridge Inc., New Rochelle , Wellness Self-Management Specialist (ACT), Executive , Bronx, New York

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