- Complete substance use screenings and assessments.
- Identify participant treatment and support service needs and associated service plan objectives based on stages of change and assessment results, including risk associated with harmful behaviors.
- Function as resource on harm reduction and substance use issues.
- Provide harm reduction services, integrated substance use treatment and relapse prevention.
- Provide harm reduction, relapse prevention and other groups that are responsive to need and interest.
- Link participants to self-help recovery groups.
- Advocate in securing emergency detox and rehabilitation care, and other community supports that promote integrated dual disorder treatment.
- Assess and provide services to participants to address health and wellness, housing, income support, education, vocational training, employment and social supports.
- Complete initial comprehensive recovery-oriented service plan and 6-month plan review incorporating participant and relevant others' feedback.
- Service planning and coordination; problem solving; support with maintaining housing; developing social connections; strengthening family and other relationships; developing independent living skills and obtaining necessary resources; accessing and accessing education and training; employment supports (job search, placement and support); entitlement and financial management; empowerment and self-help; wellness self-management with a focus on the development of coping skills; support with medications; and weekly groups.
- Use motivational interviewing, recovery and trauma-informed approaches when delivering services.
- Complete crisis intervention and relapse prevention plans.
- Collaborative with participants, families and natural supports, treatment programs and community partners to promote attainment of treatment and recovery goals.
- Maintain program case files and other records as “audit-ready” at all times as required by program funding sources, including but not limited to progress notes, individualized family service plans and psychosocial assessments specific to the family unit.
- Utilize a strengths-based approach; maintain non-judgmental and unbiased approach
- Counsel clients on treatment goals, such as issues with co-occurring disorders, unsatisfactory relationship between partners, parents and/or children; home management and work adjustment; care giving issues; or difficulties encountered in travel or stabilization in new community
- Other duties as assigned by Program Director or Administrator