DEPARTMENT: HOPE Community Support Program JOB LOCATION: St Cloud, MN HOURS: 40 Hours per Week SHIFT: Day The Hope Community Support Program is a friendly, professional service dedicated to helping people with mental illness live healthy, productive and independent lives. We ve been serving people in Benton, Sherburne and Stearns counties since 1988. Job Summary: This Mental Health Practitioner is responsible for the provision of rehabilitative services to adults living with serious and persistent mental illness as described in Department of Human Services Rule 78, the 1987 State of Minnesota Comprehensive Mental Health Act and provisions of the host county contract. These services are provided under the supervision of the Program Supervisor. Major Job Responsibilities: Provide therapeutic habilitation/rehabilitation services to clients. Services are provided one to one basis for clients in need of support. Provide input to other service providers as approved by the client and required for measuring progress towards client goals. Facilitate productive activities for clientele by developing and maintaining volunteer activities for clients and supporting clients in job seeking processes. Facilitate psychosocial activities, independent living skill training, social/recreation activities within homes and the drop in center. Provides crisis intervention and outreach to individual clients. Participates in staffing of the drop in center weekly and one Saturday/month. Assess/report the progress of client skills to community groups and within assigned meetings regarding CSP services. One on one assistance and support to families is also provided. Provide case managers with factual and objective information to incorporate client needs/goals with services. Enrich lives of clients in the community. Explain service options and requirements to clients and assist in arranging transportation when needed. Function as a member of the Community Support Team by attending all staff meetings and providing updated reports on clients and input on client assessments to staff. EEO/AA/women/minorities/Vets/Disability
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