The Clinician serves as a liaison between individual clients/families and systems, and provides a wide range of services depending on the needs and expectations of each person in the Adult In-Home Crisis Stabilization (AIHCS) program of the Prevention Center.
· Be part of a field based crisis team that responds to crisis line calls 24/7 throughout the community.
· Meet productivity level as defined by Prevention Center and AIHCS management.
· Complete documentation as required by the Program Director and/or Program Supervisor in a timely manner and meets the standards of County of Orange Health Care Agency (HCA), HIPPA, Medi-Cal and other funding sources.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
· Provide 24/7 crisis intervention and critical safety management services primarily in the home to accommodate the adult client and family’s schedule.
· Provide support to the individual adult and family to help them cope with stressors related to serious emotional disturbance.
· Conduct a thorough clinical assessment including chief complaint, history, mental status, needs of family, disposition, and focused on the crisis and safety concerns.
· Develop and implement a Client Care Plan with collaboration of adult and family, in order to provide strength-based treatment focused on safety, coping skills, problems solving, social support and communication.
· Monitor adult/family participation and progress in organized treatment programs to assure the planned provision of service according to the adult’s individual Client Care Plan.
· Participate as a member of multi-disciplinary team in all treatment plan reviews of individual clients.
· Present case conceptualization and treatment plan in group supervision setting.
· Provide Targeted Case Management (TCM) and Community Support Services that include, but are not limited to, monitoring and linking of services based on the strengths, needs, abilities, and preferences of the client and family.
· Consult, confer and coordinate with referring and other community agencies and resources to advocate for the mental health needs of the client/family.
· Maintain contact with adults who are placed in hospital/respite/residential care and participate in discharge planning and necessary collateral contacts.
· Assess client safety, write 5150 hold (to involuntarily confine a person suspected to have a mental disorder that makes them a danger to themselves, a danger to others, and/or gravely disabled).
· Document all services provided for HCA contract compliance, as well as financial, statistical and other reporting purposes.