Community Support Specialist - Children's
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 provide services to
youth and families in Harrison County. Position is located in
Gulfport, MS. The Community Support Specialist position plays an
important role in providing individualized support and guidance to
assist with daily challenges for individuals in Harrison
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.
We offer a competitive benefits package including company paid Life
Insurance and LTD. Health/Dental/Vision, FSA and HSA, 403(b)
retirement and other voluntary benefits are available along with a
generous leave policy.
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
Case management experience 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
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
Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of interventions, as
evidenced by symptom reduction and progress toward goals.
Provides direct intervention in deescalating situations to prevent
Documents all services provided in the electronic medical record by
using collaborative documentation.%15947139%
Keywords: Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources, Gulf Port , Community Support Specialist - Children's, Other , Gulfport, Mississippi
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