Mental Health Specialist – Philadelphia County

Full Time Temporary
  • Post Date: June 24, 2019
  • Apply Before: August 23, 2019
  • Qualification MSW
Job Description

Mental Health Specialist – In the delivery of treatment, rehabilitation and support services, the Mental Health Professional provides clinical supervision in assessment and treatment planning and provides support and back-up to the Team Leader.

Provide service coordination (case management for an assigned group of participants including coordinating and monitoring the activities of the individual treatment team. Provide individual supportive therapy (e.g., problem solving, role-playing, modeling and support), social skill development, and assertiveness training to increase participants’ social and interpersonal activities in community settings.

MSW – Experience with individuals who have severe and persistent mental illness, providing guidance so they can live in community residences; work in market jobs; and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services. Ability to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses and respect for participant rights and personal preference in treatment are essential. Must be able to communicate both verbally and in written form with every level of the behavioral health system and maintain effective professional relationships with associates in the Agency/community at large. Must be available for local travel; valid driver’s license required.