Psychosocial Rehab Specialist

GENERAL FUNCTION:

This member of the multidisciplinary team has responsibility to assist outpatient clients with the development of various skills that are required to promote independent living in the least restrictive community-based setting. Face-to-face services are delivered in the client's home and other community-based settings. Daily-living, vocational, and social skill development are the primary areas of focus, and are identified on the multidisciplinary treatment plan. Other supports include medication prompting, socialization skills, and symptom management.The psychosocial rehabilitation specialist provides encouragement for clients to take responsibility for and actively participate in their own recovery. In addition, the psychosocial rehabilitation specialist is well versed in the principles of wellness and recovery services that validate clients' experiences and promote independence.  

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Adult Services Supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA degree in human services and/or two years experience working with clients who have mental health symptoms and/or co-occurring mental health and substance use symptoms.

  • Able to demonstrate initiative and success in providing client-centered interaction, solution-based approaches to learning, motivation techniques and positive reinforcement skills.

  • Able to demonstrate patience, creative thinking, good decision making skills, and a willingness to assist clients with achieving treatment plan goals.

  • Able to demonstrate the ability to maintain appropriate professional boundaries while teaching necessary living skills to clients.

  • Demonstrates ability to be organized and keep accurate and timely records.

  • Demonstrates an ability to work independently and as a positive team player.

  • Demonstrates good time management skills.

  • Requires a valid WA State driver's license and use of own vehicle with BHR approved insurance.

  • Current WA Agency Affiliated Counselor

    TYPICAL DUTIES &

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides individual and group supports for clients according to individual treatment plans and goals by monitoring activities and encouraging skill development in the following areas:

  • Personal Care

  • Housekeeping

  • Cooking

  • Taking medications as prescribed

  • Scheduling and keeping medical and other important appointments

  • Vocational activities

  • Grocery shopping

  • Budgeting

  • Socialization

  • Uses the electronic health record to write and submit progress notes for each client seen on each day of service. 

  • Organizes and schedules work time in order to complete assignments and all related documentation in a timely manner and according to program standards.

  • Attends required multidisciplinary team meetings and trainings.

  • Meets with Supervisor on a regular basis as scheduled. 

  • Other duties as assigned to meet necessary goals of the position.

    PHYSICAL

    REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to perform all duties listed above