PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST (PSS)
For the Project REACH Program
This is a full-time position for a Peer Support Specialist (PSS). The PSS provides community based discovery and recovery oriented supportive services to facilitate permanent housing for transitional age young adults ages 18-25 in the Project REACH Program. Clients served by the REACH program are chronically homeless and have Serious Mental Illness or Severe and Persistent Mental Illness, substance use, or a co-occurring disorder.
Services focus on discovery, recovery, and resiliency principles that empower young adults to integrate, function, and succeed in their communities (home, school, work, and neighborhood).
Services will include facilitating referrals and linkages, and assisting the Housing Support Specialist with the monitoring process across services. The PSS will assist young adults with understanding their rights and responsibilities as a recipient of behavioral healthcare services and engage young adults through outreach, role modeling, support, and provision of hope. The PSS will also need the ability to interpret the program goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc. that are necessary for providing quality care, mental health interventions, individualized life skills development, symptom monitoring, crisis management, ongoing assessment of needs, advocacy, and connections to natural and community supports or resources.
The Peer Support Specialist is expected to utilize at minimum the following evidence-based practices (EBP) in working with young adults: Strengths Based Case Management, Motivational Interviewing, and Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Model . The PSS will also be expected to complete training to be a Certified Peer Specialist after hire.
Applicants must hold at least a High School Diploma or equivalency. Applicants must be able to relate to and engage with a predominantly male population and have had enough life experience to set firm boundaries with clients served. Applicants must also possess strong knowledge of current young adult culture, have had experience as a recipient of behavioral healthcare services and/or homelessness or other relevant life experiences, and have a willingness to self identify as a recipient of services. Strong time management, organizational, and interpersonal skills are preferred. Position r equires valid Ohio driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance.
Apply by: Dec 10, 2013
Apply to: Jen Richeson PC, Manager of Youth & Young Adult Services firstname.lastname@example.org
Date Re-Posted: November 25, 2013
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE CONSULTANT/ CPST PROVIDER
School Based Mental Health Program
There are two (2) full-time, 42 week positions available for Mental Health Resource Consultant Providers within the School Based Mental Health Team. Selected individuals will work full time during the school calendar year, and have no regular assignments during the summer months. The Mental Health Resource Consultant lends their expertise to the behavioral needs of the school environment. This position provides coordination and referral, parent engagement, and consultation and education to school staff toward best practice positive development and behavioral interventions for students, leading to improved behavioral and academic outcomes for students at an identified school site. Services include mental health interventions, individualized life skills development, symptom monitoring, crisis management, ongoing assessment of needs, advocacy, and connections to natural and community supports. The MH Resources Consultant/CPST Provider is expected to have the ability to build working relationships with a diverse group of people in a variety of settings and situations. The MH Resource Consultant/CPST Provider is also expected to have strong knowledge of community resources and excellent documentation skills. This position will assist in the implementation of a tracking/data collection system to monitor and track progress and outcomes of the students served. This position may require the assessment of crisis situations and the determination of immediate interventions to preclude further escalation/complication of the situation.
The MH Resource Consultant positions are available to serve in a CARE Team school assignment, at the Pre-K to grade 2, and middle and high school levels. Preference is given to individuals with a minimum of one (1) year experience in the provision of CPST services, experience and/or passion in working with children and adolescents, who are comfortable delivering services in a field setting, and who embrace cross-system collaborative engagement. Applicant must hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or a related field. Strong time management, organizational, and interpersonal skills are a must. Position r equires valid Ohio driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance.
Apply by: Prefer by December 9, 2013
Apply to: Susan Lowery O’Connell, Manager of Early Childhood & School Based Services
Posted: November 25, 2013
Community Services of Stark County, Inc is seeking an LISW or PC/PCC with a valid Ohio license to provide counseling services in the Alliance/Canton area. Experience and interest in serving children and adolescents is required. Training in trauma work and experience with field or school settings is preferred. Potential part-time positions and full-time positions available.
MEDICAL RECORDS INTERN
This part-time Medical Records volunteer internship position shall assist in completing operations of the Medical Records Department. The candidate for this position must demonstrate sound verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge and/or experience with data entry and computers (word processing, spread sheets) is beneficial.
- Honest and respectful communication
- File information into records
- Prepare records for daily appointments, supervision, and other clinical needs
- Monitor clinical records for accuracy and completeness
- Data entry
- Process new, transferred, and closed cases
- Assist with responding to requests for information
- Assist with Quality Assurance activities
- Assist with audits
- Provide for records security
- Assist with case record storage/retrieval/purging
- Enter Outcomes and Behavioral Health data, and generate reports
- Other record related functions necessary to advance functioning of the department
The actual day-to-day activities of this position are flexible and can be modified to fit the interests and occupational goals of the intern. The hours, duration of the internship, and candidate experience are also flexible. Two (2) positions are available.
Please email resume and brief cover letter to:
Jennifer Grantham, Medical Records Supervisor
Please contact Vic Valli, HR Director for more information. If you would like to submit an application, please complete the form below. You may send us a resume via fax, email, or US mail.
Community Services of Stark County Inc.
625 Cleveland Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44702
Community Services of Stark County, Inc. Employment Application