Residential Counselor, HARP
-Assess clients’ functionality and mental health status, needs and preferences, and ongoing appropriateness of services.
-Assist clients in developing and implementing individual recovery plans.
-Ensure appropriate referrals and linkages are made to other parts of the mental health system and other community resources, including clinical, vocational, psychosocial, educational and natural supports.
-Demonstrate the ability to understand the MRO (Medicaid Rehab Option) process, the delivery service required for TCM (Targeted Case Management), and the IDDT (Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment) principles utilizing Motivational Interviewing.
-Demonstrate an ability to develop a basic level of competency for providing services to clients with co-occurring disorders.
-Assist all Program clients in the areas of health and safety and in the acquisition of independent living skills, including personal hygiene, meal planning, cooking, cleaning and money management.
-Provide rehab interventions as directed by resident recovery plan, including facilitating rehab groups.
16 hours per week:
Saturday and Sunday 4:00PM to 12:00AM
Per Diem position also available
LOCATION: Branford, CT
REQUIREMENTS: Two years of college education (human services or behavioral science preferred) or high school diploma and equivalent direct care work experience. Must maintain an acceptable driving record and be insurable at a reasonable rate under the Agency’s auto insurance plan.
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