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Community Support Specialist

Company: Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources
Location: Laurel
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources is seeking an energetic and motivated Community Support Specialist to work with youth and families in the PBMHR service area. Position is based in Laurel, MS but will also provide services in Covington, Wayne, Perry, and Greene Counties. The Community Support Specialist position plays an important role in providing individualized support and guidance to assist with daily challenges for youth in Forrest County.For 40 years, Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has served individuals throughout the Pine Belt. Through an extensive continuum of care, we strive to enable adults with serious mental illnesses, children with serious emotional disturbances, and individuals with an addiction or developmental disability to live, work, learn, and participate fully in their communities. Our thirteen county service area includes Forrest, Hancock, Harrison, Jones, Lamar, Covington, Greene, Jeff Davis, Marion, Pearl River, Perry, Stone, and Wayne Counties.Bachelor's degree in behavioral healthcare requiredReliable transportation to provide community services requiredValid driver's license with satisfactory driving record requiredMust have auto insurance with liability limits of 100,000/300,000/50,000 within 30 days of hireMust be eligible to obtain DMH case management certification within 90 days of hireExcellent communications skills requiredExperience working with children and adolescents preferredCase management experience preferredConducts wraparound meetings with family.Provides advocacy, consultation and educational services to PBMHR consumers.Provides outpatient social services linkage, emergency intervention and crisis intervention services.Provides services for the family through home, school, or other community visits.Documents all services provided through electronic medical records by using collaborative documentation.

Keywords: Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources, Jackson , Community Support Specialist, Other , Laurel, Mississippi

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