Clinical Community Support (CCS) Specialist


Responsibilities: Direct Clinical Service: Provides on-going primary and secondary community services to Adult SMD's; serves as an advocate, liaison, mediator, broker for SMD's; provides transport for clients to services; promotes a client/driven, strength-oriented service; adheres to the agency's mission statement; policy and procedures; follows guidelines to ensure quality assurance; maintains productivity and documentation standards; keeps current licensing credentials. Develops and implements initial and revised Individual Service Plan. Communicates with other service providers to improve quality of care to client. Manifest a commitment to and Recovery Model philosophy and standards, and foster an environment that supports recovery for persons served. Possess a working knowledge of community resources. Be sensitive to the cultural needs of the individual and/or family served.

Documentation: Completes all appropriate case documentation and case planning information; completes all necessary reports per agency policy and protocol; appropriate documentation of collateral contacts; participates in clinical supervision. Performs related administrative duties; attends staff meetings, supervisions, trainings, assists in program planning and evaluation. Non billable outreach to clients not engaging.

Qualifications: Ohio driver's license; proof of automobile liability insurance (minimum $100,000); Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Experience in working with adults with SMD; exhibits respect, compassion, warmth, caring and friendliness; non-judgmental of varying cultural beliefs; ability to assess, teach and model skill development techniques in home maintenance, interpersonal-social and pre-vocational interests; ability to set limits, confront behaviors and redirect.

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