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ACT Family Specialist

New York, NY

Posted: 05/09/2024 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 38175 Compensation: 60,000

Job Description

Job Overview - ACT Family Specialist:
Join our dynamic team as an ACT Family Specialist in New York, NY! Make a real difference in the lives of individuals with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders. You will provide comprehensive, evidence-based services, focusing on community outreach and personalized support to promote recovery and stability.

Location: New York, NY
Compensation: $60,000/year
Schedule: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday


Responsibilities of the ACT Family Specialist Include:
  • Community Outreach: Provide at least 80% of treatment contacts in the community, including leading groups when clinically indicated.
  • Team Collaboration: Attend and participate in daily team meetings to discuss clients’ clinical and case management needs.
  • Documentation and Compliance: Complete required documentation for NYS OMH, DOHMH, Medicaid billing guidelines, and internal policies. Complete required documentation and toxicology tests for clients with active Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) orders.
  • Client Support: Collaborate with clients' support networks and other service providers on treatment planning, service coordination, and case management. Provide clinical services that are anti-racist, gender-responsive, culturally humble, trauma-informed, recovery-oriented, client-centered, and evidence-based.
  • Crisis Intervention: Provide 24-hour crisis intervention on-call services on a rotating basis.
Qualifications of the ACT Family Specialist Include:
  • MHC-LP, LMSW, LMHC, LCSW, with current New York State license.
  • Experience working with individuals with serious mental illness and/or co-occurring substance use disorders.
  • Familiarity with evidence-based treatment models for substance use and mental illness.
  • Experience with individuals involved in the criminal legal system preferred.
  • Strong organizational and self-motivation skills.
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.

Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, TAG MedStaffing will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.
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