Performs moderately complex rehabilitation planning and instructional work. Responsible for delivery of rehabilitative training for assigned caseload; coordination of consumer’s needs in order to maintain stability in the community and achieve independence; crisis prevention and intervention. Performs complex professional duties relation to the evaluation, individualized program planning. Under general supervision, identifies clients’ rehabilitation needs and provides the necessary instruction in teaching self-help, self-care or other skills according to the needs outlined in the client evaluations, which assist the clients in attaining their optimum levels of independence. Collects, prepares and reviews case data used to determine client eligibility for financial, medical, and/ or social services. Services provided to and adults of all ages with a diagnosis of mental illness who exhibit serious emotional, behavioral or mental disorders.
Minimum of a bachelors or advance degree from an accredited college of university with a major in psychology, social work , medicine, nursing, rehabilitation, counseling, sociology, human growth and development, physician assistant, gerontology, special education, educational psychology, early childhood education or early childhood intervention. Must have a valid Texas Driver’s license and a good driving record.
Bilingual in English and Spanish.
One year case management experience.
Experience working in a mental health setting.
One year experience providing rehab services or in teaching and counseling persons with disabilities.