Clinical Specialist

Position Overview
Journey Mental Health Center has an opening for a Clinical Specialist in our Resource Bridge program! The Clinical Specialist (CSI) position is responsible for providing a wide array of culturally sensitive, recovery oriented, trauma sensitive, direct clinical services provided in conjunction with other staff. Services provided by this position may include assessment, treatment planning, referrals and case management. The Clinical Specialist will assist with the day-to-day functioning of all activities related to the Resource Bridge Program. Primary duties include case management, assessing needs, coordinating care, safety planning, and completing warm transfers to appropriate providers. The position involves mobility throughout the community, working with police/jail, hospitals, other JMHC programs, and other outside agencies.

Essential Qualifications
Education/Licensure
Bachelor’s degree in a related behavioral health field
Experience

  • 1 year of experience in related behavioral health field.
  • Commitment to work toward improving cultural diversity and inclusion.
  • Strong commitment to principles of recovery and to facilitating consumer participation in treatment/service planning and provision.
  • Knowledge of evidence based practices for treatment of mental health and co-occurring disorders.
  • Experience in community-based mental health and substance abuse assessment, case management, treatment planning and crisis resolution.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing).
  • Ability to work effectively with an interdisciplinary team with a positive and creative attitude.
  • Ability to work independently and remain organized and efficient.
  • Superior ethics and interpersonal boundaries as evidenced by past experience in community based work with related professional references.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license, a favorable driving record, adequate insurance (per WI law) and access to a vehicle with willingness to use it for work (i.e. transporting consumers).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bi-lingual, and/or bi-cultural (Spanish/Hmong/Cambodian).
  • Fluent in American Sign Language.
  • Experience with use of evidence based practices in mental health, and substance abuse.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
A. Provision of Clinical Services

  1. Performs accurate assessments to initially evaluate mental health, as well as alcohol and other drug use issues in a culturally sensitive, recovery oriented, trauma sensitive manner.
  2. Provides a range of clinical services in conjunction with program staff including outreach, assessment, treatment planning, referral, and case management in a context that is supportive of the consumer’s culture, values, and perspectives.
  3. Completes accurate clinical records including intakes, assessments, treatment plans and updates, progress notes, discharge summaries, and other information in a timely manner.

B. Program and JMHC Participation

  1. Attends staff meetings, in-services and other program activities as requested.
  2. Participates in JMHC committees, trainings and activities as directed and/or approved.

 

Organization: Journey Mental Health Center

Job Location: Madison, WI

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