Adult Outpatient Programs provide the least restrictive level of care where adults may receive clinical interventions aimed at decreasing existing signs and symptoms. Outpatient treatment focuses on recovery, problem resolution, symptom reduction, stabilization and/or prevention of movement to a higher level of care. Treatment varies widely and depends upon the consumer’s presenting symptoms.
Supervision and Consultation
Clinical Record Keeping
Courteous and respectful attitudes towards consumers, visitors and co-workers
Administrative and Other Related Duties as Assigned
High School diploma or equivalent; must be a current or former recipient of mental health services for no less than one year with a significant mental health disorder as defined by the DSM-V; Must be well grounded in one’s own recovery; Be willing to share one’s own recovery story and have an awareness of the issues surrounding mental health, substance abuse and homelessness preferred; Must have the ability to attend DMH Peer Specialist Training for Certification, Must be 23 years of age or older; Must have and maintain reliable transportation, a valid Alabama driver’s license, acceptable driving record and proof of current liability insurance;
Knowledge in adult specialty, outlined below, and peer services certification to be attained within six (6) months of employment: