Under the direct supervision from the Director of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services and with oversight from the Project Lead of the Robert Young Center Eastern Iowa MH/DS Region, the Co-Occurring Care Coordinator will participate in team delivered substance abuse care coordination services across multiple settings and all 5 Eastern Iowa Region Counties, i.e., hospitals, jails, treatment facilities, transitional living facilities and shelters, and family homes.
The Co-Occurring Care Coordinator will work in an integrated team including, CADCs, QMHPs, MHPs, nurses, physicians, County Services, Judicial and Corrections personnel. The Co-Occurring Care Coordinator may deliver services at the program site, in a community setting such as jail or county office, or in family homes. On-call crisis phone response required during working hours. The Co-Occurring Care Coordinator will have knowledge as it pertains to substance abuse services offered within the five county region and will complete assessments to determine level of care criteria as it pertains to substance abuse. The Co-Occurring Care Coordinator primarily works from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. The Co-Occurring Care Coordinator will be independently licensed, or, within 6 months from obtaining licensure.
**This position requires you to be within six months of your independent licensure**
Key Accountability ·
Provide direct mental health and substance abuse assessment, intervention and consultation to identified individuals, interact with patients, family, and support systems to reduce barriers and promote progression of care.
Be knowledgeable of all regional substance abuse facilities and services and assist in coordinating care for co-occurring individuals across the region.
Assist citizens with transition of care services and placements.
Actively Practice a TRAUMA INFORMED APPROACH: Robert Young Center and its employees realize the widespread impact of trauma, the signs and symptoms of trauma in clients, families, and staff, and seek to actively resist re-traumatization. Robert Young Center and its employees consistently demonstrate a trauma-informed approach for both clients and staff and adhere to the six key principles of:
Preferred or Specialized
Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or Psychology, QMHP, & within 6 months of obtaining licensure.
Master’s Degree in Counseling or Social Work with 2 years’ experience and license eligible within 6 months. Substance abuse or co-occurring education. Domestic violence, sexual assault or human trafficking training. Adverse Childhood Experiences and trauma informed care training.
Internship or prior work experience working with individuals experiencing substance abuse and mental health or behavioral health issues.
Previous experience providing individual, family and group therapy to individuals who are experiencing symptoms of substance abuse and behavioral health issues.
Valid driver’s license
LCSW or LCPC Licensed eligible within 3 months.
Valid driver’s license
LCSW, LCPC, achieved, CADC certification, and SA/DV training certification.
Understanding of substance abuse and mental health diagnosis and clinical treatment pathways. Knowledge of social-emotional development and social derminents of health. Basis understanding of common treatment medications.
Understanding of major substance abuse and mental health diagnosis and clinical treatment pathways. Knowledge of social-emotional development. Strong understanding of common treatment medications for substance abuse including MAT. Trauma informed care training or coursework. Sexual Assault/domestic violence training.
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.