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CSS - Assertive Community Treatment Rehabilitation Specialist

Community Support Services

Community Support Services (CSS), a leader in behavioral healthcare for adults living with severe and persistent mental illnesses is in search of an Assertive Community Treatment Service Coordinator.

This employee provides on-going community psychiatric support treatment services for a select group of clients who have a serious and/or persistent mental illness and are in need of intensive wrap-around rehabilitation services in the community. The ACT Rehabilitation Specialist provides training, assistance and support to the extent determined by each client's service plan.       

Essential Functions::

Collaborates with the person served and Service Coordinator to develop treatment plans that shall include series and assistance necessary to achieve recovery goals, including an explanation of the availability, intensity, and duration of each service. 

Implements programming according to the treatment plan. Participates in the ongoing assessment and therapeutic engagement of ACT team clients. 


Makes observations and documents progress in accordance with established agency procedures.    

Assists/trains clients in daily living skills; this includes teaching and assistance with medically necessary series such as laundry, household, cooking, communication and social skills, recreation, grocery shopping, personal hygiene, and self-care skills.      

Monitors medications in accordance with agency procedures to ensure that proper dosages are taken as prescribed. 

Assists clients in the proper budgeting and sue of their funds. Acts as an advocate for clients to secure needed series and financial entitlements.     


Assists clients in obtaining transportation to activates of daily living as needed. Accompanies clients to appointments which connect them to community resources and series as appropriate. 


Perform on-call duty and weekend coverage on a rotating basis.  

Attends all ACT treatment team meetings in order to facilitate an integrated, multidisciplinary team approach to service regarding progress, general problems and concerns pertaining to clients served and their community adjustment.      

Makes observations and documents progress in accordance with established agency procedures. 

Works with team members to meet agency and ACT standards for frequency, duration and percentage of contact time spent in the community with persons served. 

Locate and/or establishes self-help and support group for team clients, families, and/or significant others.     

Employment Qualifications:     

Education: Bachelor's Degree required  


Experience: Five years of experience working with those clients with a severe and/or persistent mental illness and/or substance abuse preferred. 


To apply, please e-mail resumes and salary requirements/history to: 


Community Support Services offers competitive wages, flexible work schedule, generous paid time off, paid life & disability insurance, retirement plans, group medical plans and voluntary dental & vision plans. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability

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Akron, Ohio 44311

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