Mental Health Advocate.
Company: Catholic Charities - Diocese of Trenton
Posted on: January 15, 2022
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton is
a faith inspired non-profit organization, mission-driven,
family-friendly, and passionate about services to our communities.
We offer a wide variety of exciting career opportunities in the
areas of Direct Care, Clinical, Fundraising, Human Resources, IT,
Finance, Marketing, and Nursing. When you join us, you can expect a
true focus on work-life balance, competitive salaries,
comprehensive benefit programs, and an environment that promotes
inclusion. Some of our benefits include: generous paid Holidays,
Vacation, and Sick time; excellent health & pension plans; and wide
array of training and staff development opportunities to earn
on-site CEUs. Catholic Charities is an Affirmative Action / Equal
Opportunity Employer, fostering a diverse and inclusive environment
for staff as well as for people seeking assistance. To learn more
about the agency, please visit our website at :
www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org. - JOB SUMMARY: Provides an array
of mental health support services to the PACT consumer.
Participates in the planning and provision of interdisciplinary
training and development for all team members. On-call availability
and response is required. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Provides support services which include but are not limited to
personal care assistance (hygiene, grooming), life skill
development (nutrition, money management, medication monitoring),
entitlement management and advocacy, and supportive counseling
(emotional support, job coach/vocational support, substance abuse
support). Coordinates services with other agencies.
- Participates in treatment planning, ongoing assessment and
discharge review process.
- Responsible for maintaining accurate and current consumer
- Advocates with community service providers for on-going,
emergency and other forms of health care for consumers.
- Represents PACT, the Agency and/or consumer at various
community based medical, treatment planning and service
- Contributes to and participates in the delivery of
interdisciplinary in-service training and case conferences.
- Provides on-call and emergency response services
- Provides psychiatric/medical case management and/or specialized
services to consumers as warranted and/or requested.
- Participates in on-going supervision and/or program development
with the Program Coordinator, which may consist of field visits to
consumer residences, work sites, families, etc. Job
Requirements:Associate's degree in psychiatric rehabilitation; OR
Bachelor's degree in behavioral health science + 2 years experience
providing mental health services.Valid driver's license in good
standing and ability to be on-call required. -cb
Keywords: Catholic Charities - Diocese of Trenton, Trenton , Mental Health Advocate., Healthcare , Trenton, New Jersey
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