Intake Worker

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct initial intake and comprehensive assessments, utilizing approved screening and assessment tools, including LOCADTR, and collaborate with clinical team on treatment recommendations.
  • Responsible for the coordination of health assessments and psychiatric evaluations with appropriate medical staff.
  • Collaborate with external service providers and entities to ensure coordination of care and making referrals to outside providers as necessary.
  • Responsible for explaining treatment process to participants, including the program consent for treatment, program rules and regulations, confidentiality, and other consent forms.
  • Maintains a listing of referral agencies with contact names and phone numbers and maintains contact with these agencies for ongoing recruitment and referral purposes.
  • Complete all agency, program and regulatory reports, correspondence and other required documentation and submit by the required deadline
  • Function as an integral member of the inter-disciplinary treatment team and participate in case conferences, team meetings, and in-service workshops as scheduled
  • Assume other tasks, projects and responsibilities assigned to support the operations of the program

Qualifications and Requirements include:

  • Minimum H.S diploma with CASAC-T; Master's or Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Minimum CASAC-T or Limited Permit. QHP preferred CASAC, LMSW, LCSW, LMHC preferred.
  • Minimum of 1-year experience providing individual and group counseling to substance abuse or mental health population either working in a chemical dependency or mental health program (may include internship).
  • Proficient with MS Office (Outlook, Word and Excel).
  • Experience with Electronic Health Record (EHR) preferred.
  • Bilingual Spanish a plus.

Schedule:

  •  Part-Time, 17 hours per week.
  •  Flexible schedule with evenings and Saturday hours preferred.

Family and Children's Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran