Perform a thorough psychosocial assessment to inform a collaborative, person‐centered and outcome‐focused plan of care and use of systemic and natural supports to facilitate an individual’s progress toward their goals

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of the case manager within community settings and how the community mental health system in Maine supports community inclusion.

  • Describe community inclusion as a process of assisting an individual to move towards greater community inclusion and personal well‐being.

  • Identify resources and options in mental health, substance abuse, behavioral health, employment services, crisis services, natural supports, law enforcement and mental health courts available to a consumer and demonstrate understanding of how to provide linkages to these services.

  • Describe how basic interviewing and assessment techniques, such as Motivational Interviewing and psychosocial assessments, can support a consumer's coping skills.

  • Illustrate the documentation process and each of its components, including the following:
    1. A person‐centered treatment plan with specific goals/measures/target dates.
    2. Written notes that track progress and inform the dynamic treatment process.
    3. A treatment plan review to support progress in goal areas that help individuals live safe, healthy and independent lives.

  • Recall the history of peer support and consumer‐directed services in Maine and nationally, including the Intentional Peer Support (IPS) Model.