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Community Support Specialist (Co-Occurring Disorders)

Company: Burrell Behavioral Health
Location: Springfield
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:Community Support Specialist (Co-Occurring Disorders)Springfield, MissouriFull Time, Monday-Friday 8am-5pmSome of the many great perks that come with this position include:

  • Employee benefits package - health, dental, PTO, & more
  • Annual Bonuses - up to $12,000 in annual collaborative service goal bonuses
  • Top-notch training - initial and ongoing
  • Culture & Environment - welcoming and supportive
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement
  • A supportive and dynamic work environment that values collaboration and teamwork
  • The satisfaction of making a real difference in people's lives every dayJoin our dedicated team in Springfield, Missouri, and make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals and their families affected by co-occurring disorders. As a Community Support Specialist, you will play a vital role in providing mentorship, guidance, and hope to those on their path to recovery.Working on the ITCD (Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders) team, you will utilize your experience with substance use recovery and provide support and activities through an organized treatment plan designed to ease an individual's immediate and continued adjustment to community living. You will use advanced knowledge of psychological concepts, evidenced based interventions and coordinating delivery of mental health services with other services provided by practitioners and community partners.Key Responsibilities:
    • Provide support and activities to clients through an organized treatment plan designed to ease their transition into community living.
    • Utilize a supportive, educational approach to promote improved functioning and encourage recovery and resilience.
    • Coordinate comprehensive follow-ups for clients, including outreach and engagement as needed.
    • Employ advanced knowledge of psychological concepts, evidence-based interventions, and coordination of mental health services with other community partners.
    • Use specialized knowledge of behavioral science principles, such as motivational interviewing, reinforcement, operant conditioning, and cognitive processing.
    • Spend time in the community, visiting clients in their homes, clinics, and other locations.Requirements:
      • Must be at least 21 years old.
      • Reliable vehicle and acceptable recent driving record.Qualifications:There are several ways in which you may qualify for this position including:Education, certification, or experience. Please scroll down carefully for more information:
        • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields of study:PsychologySocial WorkSociologyEducationCriminal JusticeFamily StudiesCounselingRecreational TherapyHuman ServicesHuman Development & Family StudiesChild DevelopmentGerontologyBehavioral ScienceRehabilitation CounselingOR...
        • Associate of Applied Science in Behavioral Health Support degree from an approved institutionOR....
        • Work experience in a related human servicesfield may substitute for educational requirements. *Related fields may include direct support such as case management, residential support, developmentally disabled support, vocational rehabilitation, and more. Four years of qualifying experience minimum or a combination of education and experience equaling four years required.OR....
          • Qualified Addictions Professional (QAP)CADCCRADCCRAADCCCJPRADC-PRADCCCDPCCDP-DIn return for your hard work and dedication, we offer competitive compensation, mileage reimbursement, paid time off, and opportunities for professional growth and advancement. Plus, the satisfaction of knowing that you're making a real difference in people's lives every day!Don't miss out on this fulfilling career opportunity. Join us today and start changing lives - including yours!Community Support, Social Work, Mental Health, Counseling, Case Management, Community Outreach, Advocacy, Support Services, Crisis Intervention, Behavioral Health, Human Services, Public Health, Nonprofit, Collaboration, Partnership Building, Networking Cultural Competency, Diversity and Inclusion$22 per hourWe are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status, or to other non-work related factors.Burrell is a Smoke and Tobacco Free Workplace.

Keywords: Burrell Behavioral Health, Springfield , Community Support Specialist (Co-Occurring Disorders), Other , Springfield, Missouri

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