At least 3 years of experience working with dual diagnosed/co-occurring patients with both a substance use disorder and a mental illness.
-Strong working knowledge and experience with motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioral therapy, crisis management and best practices to support recovery for chronically mentally ill patients
-Experience leading therapeutic substance use and relapse prevention groups
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong organizational, detail and interpersonal skills;
-Some computer skills and knowledge, including word processing, electronic medical records operations;
-Demonstrated ability to work effectively with men and women of diverse races, ethnicities, ages and sexual orientations in a multicultural environment.
Provides diagnostic assessments, crisis intervention, and therapy services to dual-diagnosis patients
Design and implement individualized care plans based on patient’s needs and goals
Lead chemical dependency/relapse prevention therapeutic support groups for patients
Consults and coordinates care with primary care physicians, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, case managers and other health care providers
Provides guidance to the Case Managers in the ongoing management of patient issues.
Assist patients in accessing community resources and health/social service benefit programs that are available to them
Participate in staff and treatment planning meetings
Assess patient safety and provide crisis intervention for acute clients.
Participate in monthly agency Quality Assurance and Provider meeting and interventions
Reports and meets with Program Director to coordinate and develop clinic substance abuse program
TRAINING, EDUCATION AND LICENSURE:
Master of Social Work (MSW);
Licensed Clinical Social Worker license in the state of California
-Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred
Internal Number: LCSW
About The Roads Foundation Inc
The R.O.A.D.S. Foundation is a not-for-profit 501 corporation founded in 2006. The Foundation was formed to provide enhanced support and assistance through specialized programs for individuals dealing with the symptoms and consequences of serious and persistent mental illness. R.O.A.D.S. Community Care Clinic was opened in 2015 as part of the commitment of R.O.A.D.S. to find opportunities and funding services that will enhance the quality of life of these individuals.