Provides community support services that focus on community integration through generalization of skills within the community setting. Assists consumers in gaining access to resources needed during their recovery process.
Community Mental Health and Counseling (CMHC)
Directly deliver services in accordance with applicable Rule 132 program requirements.
Schedule and document all billing activities to meet departmental deadlines, time frames, and productivity standards.
Maintain proficiency using the most current information and technology systems available to function efficiently within the department.
Independently transport consumers in compliance with agency policy and procedure.
Complete all annual documentation required to maintain consumer records.
Provide 60% of community support individual or group services off site.
Answer intake calls and complete phone screenings for individuals requesting services.
Schedule initial intake appointments.
Update intake spreadsheets in order to track demographics.
Link consumers on waitlists to providers/community resources when necessary.
Complete consumer exit interviews.
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Human Services related field.
Minimum of one year experience working with individuals with mental illness and working knowledge of the recovery-model preferred.
Experience with Medicaid Rule 132 documentation and billing requirements preferred.
Current license in Counseling or Social Work preferred.
One year case management, linkage, outreach, and/or community support experience preferred.
Valid Illinois driver’s license and documentation of current auto insurance, with a good driving record and car available.
Must be willing to work evenings/weekend hours as necessary and be on call to respond to emergencies.