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Community Support Specialist - School Based

Company: Compass Health Network
Location: Union
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Due to rapid expansion in all of our clinics, we are offering a $1000 sign-on bonus for Community Support Specialist positions; additional $2,000 sign-on bonus for Qualified Mental Health Professionals. We are eager to be able to continue to serve clients in our service areas and need you to make this happen! The School-Based Community Support Specialist serves as a liaison between children/families and the school and other external systems, and provides a wide range of services, depending on the needs and expectations of each child and family.-- - Evening & weekend availability required as needed by families served.-- - Collaborative documentation with families served also required. CHN team members enjoy a collaborative team environment, and competitive benefits, including quarterly performance incentives. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position. *This position will serve the St. Clair School District, K-12. Responsibilities: Act as a liaison and ambassador for Compass Health Network to and between the agency and School Districts Serves as a consultant to school systems' staff, providing mental health consultation and information on a wide range of mental health topics Actively collaborate with other systems' staff regarding assigned children and their families, and participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary team to advocate for the mental health needs of the child/family Provide individualized behavioral health services based upon strengths, needs, abilities and preferences identified collaboratively with client/family, focused on supporting client's movement toward recovery/resiliency goals Assist client/family in the development of the Wellness Plan Provide services from a holistic, person-centered, strengths-based perspective, incorporating coaching surrounding the Eight Dimensions of Wellness; supporting client/family in completion of goals. Assist the family with accessing, locating and arranging services and resources to assist in achieving their goals Provide educational information and skill building to client/family and school staff regarding areas of concern such as daily living skills, education, symptom management, communication/relationships with focus on improving functioning Assist client/family in developing natural support systems including work with family members, school staff, legal guardians, etc. Assist with completion of initial and annual assessments and Wellness Plans as directed by Supervisor Will seek culturally competent services and service providers to meet the unique cultural needs of each agency client and family Driving is an essential function of the positionJob Requirements:QUALIFICATION(S): EDUCATION Bachelor's degree in a human service-related field required Master's degree in psychology, social work, rehabilitation/vocational/pastoral counseling, family therapy or closely-related field preferred QUALIFICATION(S): WORK EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS The completion of a practicum or at least one (1) year of experience under the supervision of a QMHP preferred All experience must include working with individuals with psychiatric, substance use, and/or developmental disabilities A valid driver's license and agency established minimum automobile coverage required QUALIFICATION(S): LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION QMHP preferred Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.-- -

Keywords: Compass Health Network, Columbia , Community Support Specialist - School Based, Other , Union, Missouri

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