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Community Support Provider

Company: Brien Center for Mental Health
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Weekdays, 1st shift! No weekends!
General Description:The Community Support Provider position is responsible for delivering services which promote access to aftercare and other community-based services following inpatient treatment service discharge; support linkages and appointments with resources in the community; develop and coordinate plans for specific activities to assist clients with a longstanding history of psychiatric or substance use disorders in achieving recovery goals, including linkages with peer and natural support systems.Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide education, advocacy, and linkages to medical, mental health, and substance use treatment services.
  • Assist contact and care coordination of referrals to other professionals, state agencies, community programs, or additional appropriate resources to meet client needs.
  • Provide transportation to related appointments and meetings.
  • Assist clients to identify formal and informal support systems and resources.
  • Assist clients in developing realistic treatment goals and use of support systems which will sustain community involvement.Other Responsibilities:Other duties as assigned by Program Director relating to assisting client access and sustained involvement with needed community services; charting and documentation responsibilities.Qualifications
    • Bachelor' s Degree in human service-related discipline (i.e. Social Work; Psychology; Public Health; Human Services) or associates degree in human service-related discipline and relevant experience.
    • Experience with service coordination and linkage;
    • Experience with individualized treatment plans, risk management/safety plans;
    • Valid Driver's License and ability to use a personally insured vehicle for agency business

Keywords: Brien Center for Mental Health, Pittsfield , Community Support Provider, Other , Pittsfield, Massachusetts

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