Community Support Specialist - Children
Company: Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources
Posted on: November 26, 2022
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
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
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
Provides direct interventions in deescalating situations to prevent
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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