Floating Lead Engagement Partner - ACCS
Boston, MA, USA Req #1929
Tuesday, August 15, 2023
At the discretion of the ACCS Assistant Director
Essential Functions of the Position:
- Knowledgeably incorporates evidence-based practices and philosophies into engagement strategies, treatment planning and the selection of interventions based on each Persons’ assessed readiness and expressed interest in order to support long-term recovery. These practices include but are not limited to; Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral for Treatment (SBIRT), Stages of Change, Motivational Interviewing, Harm Reduction, Seeking Safety and Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model (TREM).
- Participate on the Engagement Team of assigned persons as directed by the ACCS Assistant Director, specifically Persons who present with complex clinical presentations and/or significant risk histories.
- Use recovery-oriented language and principles in all communication and interactions with Persons, colleagues, and collaterals
- Collaborate with Care Coordination Entities and other providers to ensure access to appropriate medical, clinical, self-help, and peer modalities during times of crisis, care transitions, other life transitions and changes in health status.
- Collaborate with the ACCS Housing Coordinators to meet all licensing requirements for GLEs, SIEs and independent apartments of assigned Persons and monitor the resolution of all deficiencies, developing strategies to support Persons towards positive tenancy when issues arise.
- Serve as a mentor to other Integrated Team, GLE, and SIE staff by coaching staff regarding the proper implementation of planned interventions and by mentoring other EPs on specialized techniques for engaging and working with individuals who benefit from working with staff with more advanced clinical skills.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Requirements for the Position:
- A Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or a related area required.
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or a related area in combination with at least five years of experience may be substituted for the above degree requirement.
- Strong commitment to the right of each Person with mental health challenges to live in community residences, to work in market jobs, and to have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous support and services of their own choosing.
- Demonstrated understanding of complex clinical concepts.
- Demonstrated skill in de-escalation, crisis assessment and crisis management
- Professional writing and verbal communications skills.
- Excellent personal organization, attention to detail, and time management skills.
- Proficiency in word processing and other computer functions using Windows, Word, and Google Email and Apps.
- Valid driver's license preferred.
- Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply, pay differential offered for candidates with fluency in certain essential languages.
A COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of the position.
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