California Community Reinvestment Grants (CA CRG) is a new program funded by the California Govenor's Office designed to provide Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment and Mental Health (MH) treatment. CA CRG will work with AB109 eligible clients via various modalities, including individual counseling sessions, group therapy sessions, and peer-driven healing circles.
The Clinical Mental Health Therapist works collaboratively with a team consisting of Substance Use Disorder Peer Counselor and Re-entry Network Field Office Coordinators (FOC) to provide valuable insight, direction, and oversight of services. They also participate in a collaborative care process for clients, which includes providing individual and group therapy. Conducting mental health and substance use disorder assessments and evaluations to identify behaviors and problems related to a client’s substance use and potential co-occurring disorders. Acts as a liaison between the agency and outside organizations, linking clients with the appropriate resources to meet their physical and mental health needs, as well as, their human service needs. They also facilitate psycho-education groups on a variety of core curriculum and collaborate with care management staff to assist clients in obtaining entitlement benefits, housing, and medical services within the community and participate in discharge planning. In addition, they provide crisis management.