ABOUT CENTER STAR ASSERTIVE COMMUNITY TREATMENT
Our Center Star Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program offers 24-hour community-based treatment for individuals with a criminal justice background who have been diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness. All clients of Center Star ACT are eligible to receive medication management and monitoring, therapy, drug and alcohol counseling, case management, vocational rehabilitation, peer counseling and support, and housing services.
ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEMS
Mental Health Systems is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to delivering innovative mental health, substance abuse, supportive housing, veteran, and recovery services. MHS provides over 75 broad-ranging programs that offer safety-net services and employs over 800 dedicated individuals across 6 California counties; Contra Costa, Fresno, Kern, Kings, San Bernardino, and San Diego.
For 40 years, Mental Health System’s client-centered, strengths-based solutions have been designed to offer comprehensive, culturally competent programs that embody our core values of Excellence, Hope, Action, Innovation, Integrity, and Dignity. Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals, families, and communities impacted by behavioral health challenges. MHS has a commitment toward reducing stigma and improving access to care using the principle of “whatever it takes”. MHS offers a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, company sponsored retirement plan, Employee Assistance Program, generous holidays, vacation, and sick.
This position will serve as Clinical Case Manager for Mental Health Justice Integrated Services and Supported Housing with Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team for persons who have been or are in the justice system and received mental health services while in detention. The Assertive Community Treatment Program provides intensive and all-inclusive case management and outpatient/rehabilitation services to mentally ill individuals, and incorporates a supported housing component. The bulk of ACT services are provided in the community. The Traditional case management program provides clinical, recovery/rehabilitation-oriented case management services to individuals with serious mental illness.