Trilogy Behavioral Health

  • Beacon Coordinator

    Req No.
    2018-2261
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    Beacon
  • Overview

    Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare Inc. strongly believes that treatment services are more effective when provided in the client’s natural setting, hence, the majority of services provided are located in the community.  Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare Inc. also employs a holistic approach to each client’s treatment and integrates all facets of our clients’ lives including mental/emotional health, physical health/wellness, employment and education, social and family relationships, substance use/abuse issues, and housing needs.

     

    Typical services provided include case management, counseling/therapy, individual skills training, medication training, crisis intervention, linkage to community resources, advocacy, assessment, and treatment planning.

    Responsibilities

    Beacon Coordinator manages activities of the Drop-In Center including employment services, group services, socialization services, and basic case management/referral services on evenings and weekends.  Also, the Coordinator provides direction and supervision for recovery specialists, assists in running scheduled team meetings, assists in developing staff schedules and activities, and insures quality service delivery to Beacon participants.  Delivers quality individual and group services, job support, crisis intervention, and training in independent living skills to participants of the Drop-In Center.  Offers and exemplifies hope, support, and recovery-based services.  Provides client-centered and trauma-informed services to clients with severe mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse/addiction disorders.

     

    The Beacon staff provides individual skill building services around social communication, coping and problem solving, self care, symptom self management, and community integration.  Facilitates planned or unplanned milieu-based interventions intended to result in improving or maintaining the client’s ability to function in a variety of interpersonal situations.  Helps to educate staff and clients about the recovery model.  Correctly documents services provided using agency documentation system.

      

     

    Shift Requirements

    • Tuesday - Saturday: 7:30am - 4:00pm

    Qualifications

    Special Skills & Equipment Knowledge

    - Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    - Ability to read and interpret 

    - Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers & to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations with money

    - Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions

        

    Required credentials, licensure or certification

    - Is an MHP*, as defined by MRO

    - CRSS preferred

    - IL driver’s license and safe driving record preferred

     

    Education

    - High school diploma/GED required.

    - Bachelor's Degree preferred

     

    Experience & Knowledge

    - Must self-identify as a past or present consumer of mental health services AND willing to share personal story of recovery with our clients

    - Minimum one year experience with psychiatrically disabled or other disabled populations

    - Preference given to persons who have experience in community-based services

    - Supervision experience preferred

     

     

     

    *MHP Qualifications

    This position requires a minimum of ONE of the following:
    •· a bachelor's degree in counseling and guidance, rehabilitation counseling, social work, education, vocational counseling, psychology, pastoral counseling, family therapy, or related human service field;
    •· a bachelor's degree in any other field with two-years of supervised clinical experience in a mental health setting;
    •· a practical nurse license under the Nurse Practice Act [225 ILCS 65];
    •· a certificate of psychiatric rehabilitation from a DHS-approved program plus a high school diploma or GED plus two-years experience in providing mental health services;
    •· CRSS certification through IAODAPCA
    •· a family partnership professional certificate from and in good standing with IAODAPCA
    •· an occupational therapy assistant licensed under the Illinois Occupational Therapy Practice Act [225 ILCS 75] with at least one-year of experience in a mental health setting;
    •· or a minimum of a high school diploma or GED and five-years supervised clinical experience in mental health or human services

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