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Integrated Treatment Specialist

Hopewell Center-Downtown St. Louis | St. Louis, MO | Full Time

Job Description

Be apart of ALM Hopewell Center  PHASES Integrated Treatment Program for Co-Occurring Disorders.  The PHASES ITCD Program utilizes the Integrated Treatment for Co-occurring Disorders approach outlined by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Service.  The integrated treatment team will be guided by the needs and number of clients being supported. The team includes a psychiatrist, nurse, Team Leader, Integrated Treatment Specialist, Community Support Specialist  Hopewell will work to ensure that team member include individuals with knowledge and training in integrated treatment skills including co-occurring disorders, motivational interviewing, stage-wise treatment, cognitive behavioral strategies and substance use disorders treatment. PHASES is a treatment program that stands for P- Personal Power; H-Hope; A- Assessment; S-Social Network; E-Emotions; S-Stages Of Change.

Motto:  PHASES: Providing Guidance and Support Through Each Phase and Stage of Change.

SUMMARY:

The Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders team provides treatment services to individuals with mental illness and substance use disorders. Functions include attending daily team meetings, and attending treatment planning meeting. Provide clinical services to individuals enrolled in ITCD services.  Participate as an active member of multi-service center leadership team. The Integrated Treatment Specialist will provide include individual, group, couples and family counseling/therapy, individual skills training, medication training, crisis intervention, linkage to community resources, advocacy, assessment, and treatment planning to adult consumers with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders.  Ensure program fidelity with national model.  Participate in on-call rotation. 

QUALIFICATIONS;

A licensed (or provisionally licensed) QMHP with one year of full time experience in substance use treatment. If an individual has less than one year of experience in Integrated Treatment (IT), they must be actively acquiring 24 hours of training Integrated Treatment specific content and receive supervision from experienced Integrated Treatment staff or 

A person who is certified or registered (not recognized) as a substance abuse professional by the Missouri Substance Abuse Counselor’s Certification Board.  (CCDP , CCDP-D,  CCJP, CADC, CRADC , CRAADC, RSAP-P - Registered Substance Abuse Professional – Provisional

MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Education and experience equivalent to Bachelor's Degree in mental health, and social services. Master's Preferred. Has at least one year of experience working with people with serious mental illnesses, or substance abuse. Some experience providing employment services (job coaching, job development, supported employment.  Ability to work as an effective team member is essential.

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.