• Competency Intervention Specialist

    Requisition
    18-59037
    Location
    CA, Bakersfield
    Facility
    Kern County AES Center
    Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Day 8 hour
    Recruiter
    Cheryl Klarich
    Email
    CKlarich@wellpath.us
  • Overview

    Our Competency Intervention Specialist’s (CIS) primary responsibility is providing competency restoration to groups.  The CIS also provides individual solution-focused treatment, skills-building groups, and psychoeducational groups. This position will also maintain accountability for services provided though appropriate documentation and participation in Quality Improvement program.

    Qualifications

    Education

    • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field from an accredited college or university

    Experience

    • Coursework and professional experience that indicates knowledge of mental health counseling, group and individual psychotherapy, assessment and treatment of major mental disorders, crisis intervention, and mental health consultation

    Licenses/Certifications

    • None required

    Responsibilities

    1. Provides competency restoration individual and group treatment.
    2. Provides psychoeducational and skills building groups.
    3. Provides cognitive rehabilitation activities.
    4. Documents in a timely and appropriate manner.
    5. Participates in Quality Improvement activities.
    6. Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
    7. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
    8. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
    9. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
    10. Perform other duties as assigned.


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