Community Support Specialist ACT/ACT TAY in Union, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 2/5/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Responsible for carrying out rehabilitation and support functions and assist in treatment; substance abuse services; education, support, and consultation to families; and crisis intervention under the clinical supervision of staff with professional degrees.


• Collaborate with the client and treatment team in developing, writing, implementing, evaluating and revising overall treatment goals and plans; ensure immediate changes are made in treatment plans as clients' needs change
• Participate in and conduct parts of the client-centered comprehensive assessment of psychiatric history, mental status and diagnosis, physical and dental health; use of drugs or alcohol; education and employment; social development and functioning; activities of daily living; and social and interpersonal relationships and families
• Provide service coordination (case management) for an assigned group of clients; educate and support clients' families; and advocate for clients' rights and preferences
• Provide individualized supports in areas of symptom management, dual diagnosis substance abuse services; structuring time, education and employment; and activities of daily living
• Provide practical help and supports, advocacy, coordination, side-by-side individualized support, problem solving, direct assistance, and training, to help clients obtain the necessities of daily living including medical and dental health care; legal and advocacy services; financial support such as entitlements; housing supports; and transportation
• Attend daily staff organizational meetings and treatment planning review meetings, and weekly supervision
• Complete all required documentation, according to agency policy, which includes but is not limited to: Comprehensive Assessments, Progress Notes, Individualized Treatment Plans, Personal Safety Plans, and Authorizations of Disclosure
• Provide on-call crisis intervention covering nighttime, evening and weekend hours
• Consult with community agencies and families to maintain coordination in the treatment process
• Assist client with transportation as clinically indicated; Driving is an essential function of this position
• Other duties as assigned


• Regularly attends work except for approved absences
• Attends all training as required
• Maintain professional, “champion” behavior
• Provides quality customer service
• Provides services with a commitment to service excellence
• Works in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellence
• Team oriented and values diversity



Operating vehicles or machinery


Job Requirements


• High School/GED required
• Associates or bachelor’s or Master's degree in a human service related field preferred


• At least four (4) years of experience OR a combination of higher education and experience required if a High School/GED is the highest education obtained
• At least two (2) years of experience OR a combination of higher education and experience required if an Associate’s degree is the highest education obtained
(*If the degree is an Associate’s of Applied Science in Behavioral Health Support from an approved institution; then no additional experience is required)
• At least one (1) year of experience required if a non-human service bachelor’s degree is the highest education obtained
• All experience must include working with individuals with psychiatric, substance use, and/or developmental disabilities
• A valid driver's license and agency established minimum automobile coverage required


Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.