Community Support Specialist- IDD Services
Company: Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources is seeking a dedicated and
energetic Community Support Specialist to provide services to
adults with an intellectual and/or developmental disability in
Hattiesburg, MS. This position plays a vital role in initiating
case management services in an effort to maintain emotional and
mental stability for the individual and to aid in the development
of a more satisfying and productive life. The ideal candidate would
have previous experience working with individuals who have
intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and be able to
manage multiple individuals on a case load.
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 required
Must have reliable transportation to provide community services
with auto insurance liability limits of 100,000/300,000/50,000
Must have a valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving
Must be able to obtain DMH case management certification within 90
days of hire
Behavioral healthcare experience preferred
Excellent communications skills required
Independent work ability
Provides advocacy, consultation, and educational services to Pine
Belt Mental Healthcare Resources consumers.
Provides emergency interventions as needed.
Refers clients to community resources and other government
Visits consumers in the community to assess well-being of the
family being served.
Assesses clients' needs, situations, strengths, and support
networks to determine their goals.
Provides written record of consumer's progress through the
therapeutic process of written progress notes.%15947139%
Keywords: Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources, Hattiesburg , Community Support Specialist- IDD Services, Other , Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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