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Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist CFT029 - On-Call

Location: coram
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelEntryJob LocationCoram - Coram, NYRemote TypeN/APosition TypePart-TimeEducation LevelHigh SchoolSalary RangeUndisclosedTravel PercentageUp to 50% Job ShiftDayJob CategoryNonprofit - Social ServicesDescriptionPosition Summary: Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist (PSR) services are designed to restore, rehabilitate and support a child's/youth's developmentally appropriate functioning as necessary for the integration of the child/youth as an active and productive member of their family and community with the goal of achieving minimal on-going professional intervention. Services assist with implementing interventions on a treatment plan to compensate for, or eliminate, functional deficits and interpersonal and/or behavioral health barriers associated with a child/youth's behavioral health needs. Actives are "hands on" and tasked oriented, intended to achieve the identified goals or objectives as set forth in the child/youth's individualized treatment plans.PSR is intended to foster and promote the development of needed skills identified in assessment or through the ongoing treatment of a licensed practitioner. PSR services are to be recommended by a licensed practitioner and a part of a treatment plan. PSR activities are focused on addressing the rehabilitative needs of the child/youth as set part of a treatment plan and can be provided in coordination with the treatment interventions by a licensed practitioner (e.g. OLP) or provider of CPST. Services are delivered in a trauma informed, culturally and linguistically competent manner. Essential Accountabilities:OPERATIONAL 1. Assist youth with Social and Interpersonal Skills:Increasing community tenure and avoiding more restrictive treatment settings Building and Enhancing personal relationshipsEstablishing support networksIncreasing community awarenessDeveloping coping strategies and effective functioning in the individual's social environment, including home, work and school locations.Learning to manage stress, unexpected daily events, and disruptions, behavioral health and physical health symptoms with confidenceSupport to establish and maintain friendship/supportive social networks, improve interpersonal skills such as social etiquette and anger management.2. Assist youth with Daily Living Skills:Improving self-management of the negative effects of psychiatric, emotional, physical health, developmental, or substance use symptoms that interfere with a person's daily livingSupporting the individual with the development and implementation of daily living skills and daily routines necessary to remain in the home, school, work and community.Building personal autonomy skills, such as learning self-care, developing and pursuing personal interests, developing daily living skills specific to managing their own medications and treatment consistent with the directions of prescribers, learning about community resources and how to use them, learning constructive and comfortable interactions with health care professionals, learning relapse prevention strategies and re-establishing good health routines and practices.3. Assist youth with Community Integration:Re-establishing social skills so that the person can remain in a natural community location and re-achieve developmentally appropriate functioning including using collaboration.Assisting the individual with generalizing coping strategies and social and interpersonal skills in community settingsAssisting the individual with effectively responding to or avoiding identified precursors or triggers that result in functional impairments. Implementing learned skills (that may have been developed through a licensed practitioner providing treatment services) in social skills, health skills and assisting the individual with effectively responding triggers to functional impairment. 4. Support youth in the identification and pursuit of personal interests through resources and connections.5. Focus on the developmental stage of the youth and work with them towards achieving age appropriate developmental tasks.6. Help the youth to identify current strengths and strategies for acquiring desired ones.7. Demonstrate knowledge of childhood psychiatric disorders.8. Demonstrate cultural competency, family driven, youth guided, strength based and trauma informed care.9. Closely collaborate with the youth's CPST and/or OLP worker.10. Complete progress notes for each visit and phone call as it relates to treatment plan goals.11. Follow client's treatment plan goals.12. Conduct individual home/community visits.13. Lead group for youth who receive PSR, as scheduled and complying with 1:4 ratio.OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES14. Complete the Mandated Reporter Training.15. Adhere to all confidentiality laws and guidelines.16. Track all paperwork due dates and submit by assigned deadlines.17. Recognized and report suspected and known child abuse.18. Report any potential youth high risk behaviors/concerns to supervisor.19. Maintain awareness of any incident reporting guidelines.20. Schedule client visits and monitor weekly Direct Service Units.21. End each quarter at a minimum of 65% direct service units of hours worked, as well as end with an overall annual percentage of at least 65% DSU.22. Participate in supervisions as scheduled.23. Submit weekly schedule to supervisor (any changes to schedule must be reported to supervisor as they occur).24. Utilize Paycom to indicate accurate hours worked.25. Track and submit mileage.26. Participate in division-wide trainings, staff events and program meeting.27. Attend workshops, conferences, OMH trainings, etc.28. Transport youth with agency vehicle and personal vehicle as needed.29. Responsible for having access to a personal vehicle throughout the course of the work day.30. Submission of auto insurance policy before expiration date.31. Adhere to protocols of agency Safety Policy.32. Attendance and participation at the Family Bonds Retreat Weekend.33. Other duties as assigned.QualificationsMinimum requirements for the position include being 18 years of age.The preferred candidate will hold a high school diploma, high school equivalency preferred, or a State Education Commencement Credential (e.g. SACC or CDOS). Have a minimum of three years' experience in children's mental health, addiction and/or foster card (preference given to those with experience working with children with special needs). Candidate must have a valid and clean New York State driver's license.

Keywords: WELLLIFE NETWORK GROUP, Westport , Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist CFT029 - On-Call, Other , coram, Connecticut

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