Florida Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) Vocational Specialist

This member of the multidisciplinary team has a responsibility to carry 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. Candidate will provide individual vocational-supportive counseling to enable clients to identify vocational strengths and problems, establish vocational or career goals and plans to reach them, and recognize and target symptoms of mental illness that interfere with work. Candidate will require a bachelor’s degree in a behavioral science is required and work experience with adults wither severe and persistent mental illnesses or with individuals with similar human-services needs. Must have a strong commitment to the right and ability of each person with a severe and persistent mental illness to live in normal community residences; work in market jobs; and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services.

Section: Community Support Services

Location: Broward County

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