Mental Health Systems, Inc.

  • Internship-Case Manager (Unpaid)

    Job Locations US-CA-San Marcos
    Req No.
    2018-3191
    Category
    Case Manager
    Type
    Internship - Unpaid
  • Program/Department Description

    The IHOT North Program provides outreach and engagement including support and education, screening of needs, transitional case management, referrals to community services, and crisis intervention as needed. We offer a wide range of services to assist with needs, supports, or desired services. The IHOT North Program believes in strengthening the voices of our participants and instilling hope and resiliency using a strong peer model.

    Position Description

    This position reports to the Lead Clinician.

    • The Intern provides intensive case management services to clients who are difficult to engage and may deny the need for mental health services.
    • Coordinates care for clients and assists them in accessing services and resources that will help maintain them in the community in the least restrictive environment.
    • Serves as a liaison between treatment providers and the client and assists clients with the development of social and community support systems that promote stability and enable clients to function at the highest level possible.
    • Offers extensive knowledge of community resources and support as a primary means of assisting each client to reach their rehabilitation and recovery goals.

    Education/Experience Requirements

    • Intern in a master’s degree program in behavioral science and experience providing services to individuals with mental illness; Or
    • Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral science and at least four years’ experience providing services to individuals with mental illness.
    • Experience providing care to acutely mentally ill adults preferred.

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