Agency for Community Treatment Services, Inc
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Characteristics of Position:
This is aclinical managerial position in an agency providing treatment for those withsubstance disorders or with co-occurring substance and psychiatricdisorders. It involves leadership, using best practices in treatment forclients, supervision of clinicians and others, ensuring compliance and correctdocumentation from all. This is a fulltime position located at the Pinellas Domiciliary residential treatment programin Tarpon Springs, Florida.
Location: Tarpon Springs, Florida
- Understanding Behavior - Understands applicable theories of addiction and human behavior; recognizes the risk and resiliency components of the personal, environmental, social and cultural contexts; co-occurring competent; analyzes and distinguishes between the contributing interactions of physical, social, behavioral, psychological and social factors.
- Treatment Knowledge - Versed in science based treatment philosophy, models and practice; incorporates the use of other disciplines, family, social networks and community resources in support of individual recovery; utilizes outcome measures in evaluating performance.
- Application to Practice - Effectively matches client needs to appropriate levels and modalities of care; individualizes strategies and interventions to individual client recovery needs, preferences, readiness, stage of change and unique co-occurring disorders, language, gender and cultural considerations; makes optimum therapeutic use of client crises; incorporates and utilizes pharmaceutic interventions as appropriate; adheres to the fidelity of selected practice models.
- Professional Readiness - Understands and respects diverse cultures and cultural differences; comfortable with and responds to persons with disabilities; evidences personal awareness of strengths, limitations and biases; behaves ethically and adheres to professional standards of conduct; pursues guidance and supervision and continuous professional development opportunities; remains aware of personal and professional limits in knowledge and expertise.
- Technical Capabilities - Proficient in the use of Electronic Health Records; effectively utilizes electronic medium (internet, intranet, phones, etc.) to communicate and stay abreast of changes in the field and political and community environments; thoroughly documents and records professional events/activities.
- Business Acumen - Knowledgeable of support and benefits available to clients and aggressively works to enable client access to those resources; proficient in the matching and billing of services provided to appropriate fund sources and maintaining audit compliant backup documentation; consistently meets or exceeds established case load size and productivity standards.
- Professional - Offer consultative services and resources; offer collaboration with community institutions and systems; offer techniques for interacting with community systems (e.g., courts, lawyers, schools); capable in methods of clinical supervision, clinical consultation, and clinical teaching; knowledgeable in Self-assessment methodologies; adheres to professional values and codes of ethics.
- Analytical - Increased depth and breadth of practice skills; independent competence with diverse diagnostic groups; ability to adapt core knowledge to unique needs of client and milieu; clear definition of limitations in level of expertise and scope of practice; continued participation in direct practice activities; ongoing motivation for learning from practice experience, commitment to and implementation of continuing professional development; maintenance of highest level of ethical standards for the profession.
- Leadership - Specialization in one or more areas of expertise; expertise in participating in the professional development of colleagues (through mentorship, supervision and other modes of teaching); leadership in developing and expanding intervention strategies; leadership in defining and attending to professional issues; ability to expand the conceptual knowledge of the profession.
- Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling or Social Work with three of experience in a juvenile justice, child caring, law enforcement, human services or other relevant setting.
- LMHC/LCSW/LMFT and/or CAP
- All ACTS, Inc. employees must be able and willing to work when expected to accommodate program and/or agency needs, participate in the agency's Quality Improvement Program and attend all assigned/required trainings, practice on-the-job safety at all times, and demonstrate the ability to communicate and work with others and be respectful of peers, supervisors, clients, guests, etc. If required by contract or administrative rule, must fully participate in DJJ PAR or NAPPI (crisis intervention) training and able to apply same to work setting.
Physical /Safety/Health Considerations: Standing, walking, carrying,stooping, speaking, and listening
Incentives and Differentials:
Quality of Work Expected: ProfessionalLevel Commensurate with Management Position.
Quantity of Work Expected: Commensurate with level to meetprofessional goals, outcomes and obligations.
Scope of Responsibilities: Accountabilities includeassistance to Program Administration, policy review and implementation,clinical supervision to staff, developing training, involvement with clientassessment, treatment and evaluation, records and compliance.
Supervision: Work is performed under thedirection of the Program Director-CIS. This position provides clinicalsupervision and direction to Senior Intervention Specialists and InterventionSpecialists.
Adheresto regulatory bodies and licensing rules, guidelines and established protocolsto carry out all duties required by contract, licensure, accreditation, andcertification relative to agency, program or assignment.
- Carries out all duties in accordance with program policies, procedures and established time frames...
- Maintains integrity of Evidence Based methods/practices specified in contract and participates in DJJ Bureau of Quality Assurance Program as assigned.
- Develops and maintains treatment plans for all clients specific to individual client need; ensures clients receive appropriate treatment referrals and/or services based on the PACT Assessment.
- Provides clinical training and supervision to staff and consultation to staff to ensure the treatment needs of clients are appropriately addressed.
- Participates in transition and exit staffings to identify client needs and establish links to appropriate services prior to program intake.
- Tracks and reports on the progress of individuals referred for services; provides consultation to parents and referral agencies, as needed. Provides or arranges for any specialized services needs identified by the program or within the assessment / treatment planning process
- Provides family/individual/group sessions to clients and families.
- Assists Program Director in preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
- Provides training to new staff and assists Senior Intervention Specialists with staff development efforts and other trainings when needed.
- Performs related work as required.
The omission of specific statementsdoes not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed hereinif such duties are a logical assignment to position.
ACTS is an EEO/AA DFWP Employer.