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Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Service Coordinator

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Pathways to Housing DC
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Washington, DC
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Publicado há 21 dias

Pathways to Housing DC (Pathways DC) is based in Washington, DC and serves people in the District and Montgomery County, MD. We are an innovative and nationally recognized

nonprofit committed to ending homelessness for individuals with complex health

challenges. Pathways DC is one of the originators of the “Housing First” model

to end homelessness, in which services are provided without conditions and

pre-housing requirements such as curfews, mandated sobriety or compliance with

medication. We believe housing is healthcare and that housing is a basic human

right. Pathways provides an array of services including housing, street

outreach, case management, drop-in services, and behavioral health support. Our

model is based on client choice and the idea that the people we serve are the

architects of their recovery!


Our agency is growing and we are looking for social workers and other helping

professionals to work as ACT Recovery Specialists (Service Coordinators) on our

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams. The ACT team provides flexible,

community based services that are designed to promote the stability, recovery

and community reintegration of formerly homeless individuals who have a mental

illness and co-occurring substance use disorders.


The Service Coordinator works in collaboration with the trans-disciplinary team

(including Psychiatrist, nurses, addictions counselors, and peers) and provides

ACT services for all clients on the team in a compassionate and responsible

manner. All services consumers are consumer-driven and recovery-focused.


Successful Service Coordinators are flexible and patience, work well in a fast-paced

environment, and are independent thinkers.


Responsibilities:


●      Collaborate with client in the formulation of an Individual Recovery Plan (IRP) that is reviewed and modified with client on a regular basis;

●      Provide outreach, case management, counseling, advocacy, and other needed services to clients in any environment including: the streets, shelters, jails, hospitals, apartments, office, etc;

●      Provide individually tailored services to each client in the following areas: housing, school, training & work opportunities, activities of daily living, health, wellness self-management, relapse

prevention, money management & entitlements, medication support, self help & empowerment, problem solving, family life & social relationships and integrated treatment for substance abuse;

●      Maintain written and computerized records compile reports and complete other program documentation (e;g;, progress notes, incident reports, letters, psychosocial assessments);

●      Organize and participate in social activities with clients in the community;

●      Coordinate and monitor referrals to community services and advocate client participation;

●      Lead groups, workshops, and in-services on topics such as substance abuse, safe sex, domestic violence, etc;

●      Work effectively and constructively as part of a team;

●      Utilize evidenced based practices;


Qualifications:

●      Bachelor's Degree or 2 years experience in mental health services/human services;

●      Patience, creativity, flexibility, compassion, and sensitivity to persons with disabilities and other minority populations;

●      Career experience in social services, supported housing, or with persons with disabilities;

●      Excellent communication, writing, and computer skills;

●      Bilingual English/Spanish a plus;

●      Driver's license and vehicle required.

 

Pathways to Housing DC (Pathways DC) is based in Washington, DC and serves people in the District and Montgomery County, MD. We are an innovative and nationally recognized

nonprofit committed to ending homelessness for individuals with…

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USD $47.000 - USD $49.000
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Benefícios

Medical benefits, life insurance, retirement contribution, training and CEUs, generous time off, employee assistance program, transportation reimbursement, phone allotment

Medical benefits, life insurance, retirement contribution, training and CEUs, generous time off, employee assistance program, transportation reimbursement, phone allotment

Localização

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828 Evarts St NE, Washington, DC 20018, USA

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