Community Integration (CIW) assist individuals with behavioral health disorders in maintaining independent lives in the community. The CIW develops an individualized treatment plan which outlines the prioritized goals. Resources and supportive services are located to help meet treatment monitors for effectiveness.
Ongoing monitoring and advocacy includes:
- Coordinating referrals and advocating access the member to the service
- Participating in ensuring the delivery of crisis intervention and resolution
- Assisting with alternatives to hospitalization
- Coordinating services
- Ensuring continuity of care
- Ensuring that the coordination of services is providing community inclusion.
- Organize team meetings to review progress.
- Advocate for the client’s needs to assure the client’s voice is heard.
All CIWs are Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician Certified (MHRT) with a minimum of a provisional license if eligible to get a full MHRT-C within two (2) years of hire. In addition to these trainings, case managers are provided with quality clinical supervision and training opportunities intended to build their knowledge of the latest practices in working with adults who have behavioral health challenges.
- Full, active MaineCare
- qualifying mental health diagnosis
- Age 18 or older or emancipated