Posted in Management 30+ days ago.
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Location: Fresno, California
Ability to establish trusting partnerships with law enforcement, behavioral health professionals, as well as with consumers and their family members.
Competency in identifying and quickly connecting with consumers who are experiencing behavioral crises due to mental illness, co-occurring substance use disorders or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Ability to engage consumers and safely de-escalate situations by using specialized tactics, strength based techniques and adequate and immediate linkage.
Follow up case management including mentoring consumers in managing their co-occurring disorders, to keep their treatment appointments and utilizing the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) model.
Ability to partner with community based partners geared towards safer interventions for officers and community members while showing care and concern for the ill consumer.
Researches assigned community to develop and enhance resources available for stabilization and follow up care to diminish over utilization of calling 911 as the only response option.
Ability to be trained in a treatment model that encompasses crisis intervention, assessment of co-occurring issues, strength based solution focused interventions such as WRAP, case management, veteran's issues, reduction of stigma related to mental health disorders, trigger management, trauma informed and gender specific concerns as well as the cultural and linguistic differences in the rural regions.
Seeks supervision as needed. Confers and consults with lead clinician, Program Manager and/or Regional Behavioral Health Director regarding pending 5150 commitments or placement of consumers in stabilization units.
Demonstrates an openness to use creative and innovative approaches to providing service.
Interpersonal and oral communication skills i.e., maintains confidentiality; treats community partners with respect.
Ability to self-regulate and utilize calmness to manage crisis situations.
Ability to document case notes appropriately.