CST is a direct and indirect periodic rehabilitative service in which the CST members provide medically necessary services and interventions that address the diagnostic and clinical needs of the recipient and also arrange, coordinate, and monitor services on behalf of the recipient. This service is provided in any location. CST providers shall deliver services in various environments, such as homes, schools, courts, jails (for State funds only*), secure detention centers (for State funds only*), homeless shelters, street locations, libraries, and other community settings.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provides individual therapy for recipients served by the team
- Behavioral interventions such as modeling, behavior modification, behavior rehearsal
- Designates the appropriate team staff so that specialized clinical expertise is applied as clinically indicated for each recipient
- Provides and coordinating the assessment and reassessment of the recipient’s clinical needs
- Provides clinical expertise and guidance to the CST members in the team’s interventions with the recipient
- Provides the clinical substance abuse supervision of all members of the team for the provision of this service.
An individual supervision plan is required for all CST members except the Team Leader
- Determines team caseload by the level of acuity and the needs of the individual served
- Facilitates weekly team meetings of the CST
- Monitors and evaluates the services, interventions, and activities provided by the team.