Catholic Charities - Diocese of Trenton

Mental Health Advocate.

  • Catholic Charities - Diocese of Trenton
  • Trenton, NJ 08609
  • 22 days ago

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: Provides an array of mental health support services to the PACT consumer.

Participates in the planning and provision of interdisciplinary training and development for all team members.

On-call availability and response is required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Provides support services which include but are not limited to personal care assistance (hygiene, grooming), life skill development (nutrition, money management, medication monitoring), entitlement management and advocacy, and supportive counseling (emotional support, job coach/vocational support, substance abuse support).

Coordinates services with other agencies.

Participates in treatment planning, ongoing assessment and discharge review process.

Responsible for maintaining accurate and current consumer records.

Advocates with community service providers for on-going, emergency and other forms of health care for consumers.

Represents PACT, the Agency and/or consumer at various community based medical, treatment planning and service coordination meetings.

Contributes to and participates in the delivery of interdisciplinary in-service training and case conferences.

Provides on-call and emergency response services

Provides psychiatric/medical case management and/or specialized services to consumers as warranted and/or requested.

Participates in on-going supervision and/or program development with the Program Coordinator, which may consist of field visits to consumer residences, work sites, families, etc.

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