MH/SA Counselor for Correctional Facilities

Employer
Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Community Services Board
Location
Saluda, VA
Posted
Nov 23, 2021
Closes
Nov 26, 2021
Ref
222294527
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
Under general supervision, employee is responsible for providing therapeutic, case management services, and crisis intervention to mental health and substance abuse clients involved in the criminal justice system. Case management services include hospital discharge planning and outreach services. Employee provides crisis intervention on an on-call basis as assigned by the Director of Clinical Services. Employee acts as a liaison between the Counseling Center, jail, and psychiatric institutions (both public and private) and hospitals, relaying appropriate clinical information. Employee must exercise tact and courtesy in contact with staff, clients, families, public, and service providers.MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCEMasters Degree preferred, but will accept a BS/BA Degree in Human Services Field; and 1 to 2 years experience in emergency/crisis services or case management; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTSMust possess a valid Virginia Driver's License and driving record acceptable to agency insurance carrier. Must obtain a TB test with satisfactory results by first day of employment, and yearly thereafter as required by licensing authority.The agency of MPNN Community Services Board maintains a drug free workplace.EOE