Social Service Provider 2, Licensed

Blakely, Ga
Early County Outpatient - Blakely, Ga
03-28-2018
Early County Mental Health
44,571.27  Annual
Full Time
8:00am-5:00pm
Location: Blakely,Ga Wage: Starting at: 44571.27 Annual
Department: Early County Outpatient - Blakely, Ga Position Type: Full Time
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Location Name: Early County Mental Health

 

Provide persons, families, or vulnerable populations with psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses, physical or developmental disabilities.  Provides patient education and counseling, advises caregivers, and makes necessary referrals for other social services. 

 

Duties Include:

 

Acts as client advocate in order to coordinate required services or to resolve crisis.  Counsel’s clients in individual and group sessions to help them overcome dependencies, recover from illness, and adjust to life.  Monitors, evaluates and records client progress according to measurable goals described in treatment and care plan.  Refers client or family to community resources to assist in recovery from mental or physical illness and to provide access to services such as financial assistance, legal aid, housing, job placement, or education.  Organizes support groups or counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting the client.  Identify environmental impediments to client or patient progress through interviews and review of patient records.  Provides training to direct care staff in implementing behavior health needs of consumers presenting for services.  Provides case management service related to identified treatment needs.  Serves as job expert or organization resource in assigned areas.  Serves as project or team leader.  Performs job responsibilities with minimal supervision.