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We welcome career posting for positions related to assertive community treatment (ACT). We also welcome postings related to Individual Placement and Support (IPS) teams, which is an evidence-based practice (EBP) of supported employment. 

Positions may include team leadership and staffing, as well as other critical stakeholder positions for these EBPs. These include, but are not limited to: training, consulting, research, and fidelity evaluations. State and local mental health authorities charged with overseeing ACT and IPS teams are encouraged to share their postings here, as well. 

The Career Listings are open to stakeholders in the United States, and abroad. 

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ACT Co-Occurring Disorder Specialist, Case ManagerMay 6, 2024Lawrence, KSBert Nash Mental Health Community CenterCaring. Hope. Giving back. Our mission at the Bert Nash Center as the Community Mental Health Center (CMHC) of Douglas County is to advance the health of the community through comprehensive behavioral health services responsive to evolving needs and changing environments. We accomplish this by believing in our team. Each person that works for the Bert Nash Center contributes directly to the success of our clients, organization, and community. Our values of compassion, integrity, equity and hope reflect in everything we do.

Salary is commensurate with experience within a range of $20.00-$27.68 This position is full-time, non-exempt and eligible for our benefits. Bert Nash offers excellent benefits which include medical, dental, vision, KPERS retirement, life insurance, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing free counseling and resources, and generous PTO. A. Responsibilities and Duties: The primary responsibility of the Disorder Specialist Case Manager is to coordinate services for clients who meet the criteria for the targeted population. Specific duties include:

1. Help clients/and families to identify, assess, and understand the symptoms of their mental illness and to minimize the effect of those symptoms in all the significant areas of their lives.

2. Assist clients in learning, practicing, and implementing new skills that contribute to their recovery as specified in the treatment plan.

3. Provide supportive counseling, solutions focused interventions; behavioral analysis to increase clients ability to function in all life domains.

4. Provide outreach and crisis intervention services to clients and prospective clients to enable timely access to those services appropriate and necessary for crisis stabilization with the purpose of diverting the client from hospitalization with the goal of allowing the client to maintain independent living;

5. Work with identified team member, including the client and/or family, to develop an person centered plan of care, that is individualized to meet the identified needs and goals of the client

6. Complete strengths or other assessments, as appropriate, with client and identify strategies or treatment options associated with the consumer's mental illness with the goal of minimizing the negative effects of mental illness symptoms or associated environmental stressors.

7. Develop individualized crisis plan with client and review during treatment plan review time.

8. Coordinate clients' care services with other providers, family, and community collaterals primarily with the client consulting in the process.

9. Provide services hours based on the level of care identified compliant with established BNC standards of service delivery (1125 hours per year)

10. Deliver services based on the appropriate intervention, ie. CPST vs PRI vs TCM

11. Complete all paperwork associated with the financial, clinical, legal or regulatory management of the case accurately and in a timely manner

12. Complete clinical notes within 24 hours

13. While operating in your role, represent Bert Nash by demonstrating respect, collaboration, cooperation with all community partners in public.

14. Participate in strategic planning, program development and performance improvement processes

15. Additional responsibilities that may be assigned as circumstances warrant specifically related to supportive housing facilities and clients; and

16. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.

B. Accountability: The Case Manager will be directly accountable to the Program Manager or his/her designee. The Program Manager or his/her designee will, no less than annually, complete an evaluation in compliance with personnel policies.

C. Qualifications: The Case Manager position requires:

1. a BA/BS degree or four years of equivalent education and/or experience working in the human services field.

2. Reliable transportation; and a valid, unrestricted driver's license and proof of current car insurance

3. Prior computer experience and basic computer fluency.

4. Must be able to achieve within one's first 6 months of employment a working competency in the management and use of the Center's electronic medical record (EMR) software as demonstrated by timely and accurate documentation of the clinical record.

5. An ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.

6. Ability to exercise sound independent judgment

7. Strong organizational skills

8. Strong oral and written communication skills

9. Strong interpersonal skills in working with diverse publics

10. Flexibility in assigned working hours

11. A commitment to interdisciplinary and community mental health center approaches

12. An energetic and positive approach to the rapidly evolving changes and challenges of a complex work place.

Bert Nash Center requires proof of Covid-19 immunization prior to starting any position. Covid-19 vaccine series must be completed or in process to be cleared for new hire orientation.


Healthworks ACT Team Lead/Program DirectorFebruary 22,2024Brattleboro, VermontBrattleboro Memorial Hospital-HealthworksProgram Summary

Healthworks Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a participant-led approach to improving care and outcomes for people who are experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity in Windham County. ACT is an intensive, integrated services and support model designed for people whose basic needs are not being met by existing housing, medical, and mental health services. The Healthworks ACT team is designed to deliver integrated services of the participants' choice, assist in making progress towards goals, and adjust services over time to meet participants' changing needs. The staff-to-participant ratio is small, and services are provided 24-hours a day, seven days a week, for services as they are needed. The Healthworks team will be adaptable, promote access and have strong communication skills, not only with participants but with the team and community (ex. shelter milieu, tent sites, hotels). Healthworks ACT team members are expected to provide outreach to community members, who are enrolled in the ACT program and/or who are served by Groundworks. The team will value and advocate for physical and mental health access and autonomy, through an equity and justice lens, for all participants.

Position Overview

The Assertive Community Treatment Program Director oversees a multidisciplinary team dedicated to providing intensive, community-based services to people whose mental health and/or substance use experiences lead to significant functional impairment. Using the Tool for Measurement of Assertive Community Treatment (TMACT), this position is intended to meet the criteria of the Team Lead role. The Program Director will report to a four-organization collaborative managing board and will work closely and with a steering committee. Responsibilities

1. Team Leadership and Supervision: • Provide leadership, guidance and supervision to a team of professionals, including psychiatric prescribers, nurses, therapist, peer support advocates and case managers in conjunction with discipline specific administrative supervisors • Foster a collaborative team environment that emphasizes empathy, accountability, and adherence to programmatic philosophy of care. • Conduct regular team meetings, case reviews and clinical supervision to the team. • Create and maintain team staffing schedule

2. Clinical Oversight and Quality Assurance • Ensure adherence to best practices in mental health treatment, including assessment, diagnosis and development of individualized support plans. • Monitor the implementation of support plans, ensuring they align with patient centered goals. • Provide guidance on complex cases, crisis intervention and support for staff in addressing challenging situations.

3. Community Engagement and Collaboration: • Cultivate relationships and partnerships with community organizations, healthcare providers and other stakeholders to enhance support systems and resources available to participants. • Advocate for participants needs within the community, collaborating to bridge gaps in services and facilitate access to housing, employment, education and other vital resources.

4. Administrative Duties and Resource Management: • Oversee documentation, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and maintaining accurate records of participant interactions, progress and support plans. • Manage budgetary aspects, including resource allocation, grant compliance and financial reporting as necessary. • Implement program evaluation and quality improvement initiatives.

5. Staff Development and Training: • Facilitate ongoing professional development opportunities for team members, including trainings, workshops and certifications • Support staff retention and growth through mentorship, coaching and performance evaluations in collaboration with administrative supervisor.

• Master's or Doctoral degree in social work, psychology, counseling, psychiatric nursing, or a related field. • Licensure or certification in the appropriate clinical discipline. • Substantial experience (typically 3-5+ years) in mental health services or in working with unhoused/homeless populations. • Leadership or supervisory experience required, showcasing effective team management and coordination skills. • Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and ethical standards in mental health care. • Excellent communication, organizational and problem-solving skills • Previous Assertive Community Treatment experience preferred but not required • Intentional Peer Support (IPS) Training preferred but not required