Re-Entry Specialist in Community Behavioral Health

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Nov 07, 2018
Closes
Dec 19, 2018
Function
Administrative
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time

Community Connections seeks a Re-Entry Specialist to work on our Re-Entry Project for returning citizens who have behavioral health problems. The Re-Entry Specialist visits people in jail and prison, facilitates events on the day of release, and provides direct support to consumers in their first weeks in the community.

Minimum Qualifications:

BA degree

Two years' experience providing behavioral health services to people dually diagnosed with a major mental illness and addiction

Experience working with the criminal justice system and an understanding of its impact on vulnerable people;

empathy for the unique problems of justice involved individuals

excellent organizational skills

Preferred qualifications: MSW or MA in Counseling with a DC LGSW or LGPC, as well as the experience described above

Candidates must have a reliable vehicle, clean driving record, and be able to successfully complete the agency's background check.

Interested qualified candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to the attention of Rebecca Wolfson Berley, LICSW at .

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