Employment Opportunities

Thursday, 24 August, 2017

ACT Team Leader

Community Connections is a nationally recognized agency and the largest, not for profit, behavioral health services provider in Washington DC. Our Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program seeks Team Leaders for our ACT program serving consumers with criminal justice system involvement. 

In the ACT model, multi-disciplinary teams work collaboratively serving those who need the highest intensity of services: consumers mental illness with frequent medical and psychiatric hospitalizations, arrests, problems with addiction and episodes of homelessness.   The team effort is strong, with morning meetings each day and a collaborative approach to clinical care. With small case loads, clinical staff can work intensively with consumers on the range of independent living skills including coping strategies, relapse prevention, money management, personal care and medication compliance.

The ACT Team Leader is responsible for:

  • supervising 7 Rehabilitation Specialists

  • managing services for 75 consumers

  • running daily meetings and triaging and coordinating daily services

  • orienting and training new RSs

  • ensuring their staff meet key performance indicators and practice to ACT fidelity

Required Qualifications of ACT Team Leaders is one of the following:

  • New LICSW/LPC or

  • RN or

  • LGSW/LGPC with two years experience or

  • BA with five years experience in an ACT program

Additionally, candidates must have excellent clinical, organizational, communication, and problem solving skills.  Candidates must have a reliable vehicle as most of the work is done in the community.  Team Leaders will report to Andrew Lauter, LICSW, Senior Supervisor. 

To apply, please send your letter of interest and resume directly to Andrew Lautar, LICSW at alautar@ccdc1.org.  We will accept applications until September 7th, 2017.

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