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Community Support Specialist - Children

Company: Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources
Location: Columbia
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources is seeking an energetic and motivated Community Support Specialist to work with children and adolescents in Marion County. Position is located in Columbia, MS. The Community Support Specialist position plays an important role in providing individualized support and guidance to assist with daily challenges for youth in Marion County. The ideal candidate would have a desire to work with youth and adolescents and have some case management experience. This position has no on-call duties.

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, Jones, Harrison, Hancock, Lamar, Covington, Greene, Jeff Davis, Marion, Perry, Pearl River, Stone, and Wayne Counties.

Bachelor's degree in behavioral healthcare required
Reliable transportation to provide community services required
Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record required
Must have auto insurance with liability limits of 100,000/300,000/50,000 within 30 days of hire
Must be eligible to obtain DMH case management certification within 90 days of hire
Excellent communications skills required
Identifies strengths which will aid the individual in their recovery and the barriers that will challenge the development of skills necessary for independent functioning in the community.
Conducts wraparound meetings with family.
Provides advocacy, consultation and educational services to PBMHR consumers in home, school, or other community environments.
Provides outpatient social services linkage, emergency intervention and crisis intervention services.
Provides psychoeducation and training to family, unpaid caregivers, and/or others who have a legitmate role in addressing the needs of the individual.
Provides direct interventions in deescalating situations to prevent crisis.
Documents all services provided through electronic medical records by using collaborative documentation.%15947139%

Keywords: Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources, Jackson , Community Support Specialist - Children, Other , Columbia, Mississippi

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