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Community Support Specialist- CCE

Company: Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources
Location: Gulfport
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources is seeking an energetic and motivated Community Support Specialist to provide intensive case management services to adults with a serious mental illness diagnosis as part of a team in Harrison County. This position plays a vital role in providing case management services to those with a long-term mental illness maintain emotional and mental stability, and developing a more satisfying and productive life. In this role, a Community Support Specialist will have contact with each individuals served as much as necessary to maintain stability. This role will help set individual goals and work toward accomplishing specific objectives.

Hours are Mondays through Fridays, with some scheduled on-call required.

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.

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources offers a competitive benefits package including employer paid life insurance and LTD, along with optional Health, Dental, Vision, FSA and HSA, and 403(b) plan.


  • Bachelor's degree in behavioral healthcare required
  • Must have reliable transportation to provide community services
  • Must have a valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record
  • Must be able to obtain a DMH case management certification within 90 days of hire
  • Excellent communications skills required
  • Experience working with SMI population preferred

  • Identifies strengths which will aid in the individual in their recovery and the barriers that will challenge the development of skills necessary for independent functioning in the community.
  • Provides psychoeducation on the identification and self-management of prescribed medication regimen and communicates with the prescribing provider.
  • Assists the individual in accessing needed services such as medical, social, educational, transportation, housing, substance abuse, personal care, employment, and other services that may be identified in the Recovery Support Plan.
  • Provides psychoeducation and trains family, unpaid caregivers, and/or others who have a legitimate role in addressing the needs of the individual.
  • Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of interventions, as evidenced by symptom reduction and progress toward goals.
  • Provides direct interventions in deescalating situations to prevent crisis.
  • Documents all services provided in the electronic medical record by using collaborative documentation.

Keywords: Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources, Gulf Port , Community Support Specialist- CCE, Other , Gulfport, Mississippi

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