INTAKE SUPPORT SPECIALIST
There is one (1) full-time position available for an Intake Support Specialist. This position serves the Wraparound Program within Youth and Young Adult services. This position is responsible for confidential information and files, data entry, contacting clients and completing intake information to assist with determining program eligibility. The Intake Support Specialist will gather required information and complete a risk assessment with referred clients using a computerized client tracking system. The Intake Support Specialist is responsible for answering incoming calls to the program, and contacting referred families to complete intake calls. At such time as a waitlist for services is present, the Intake Support Specialist will maintain a minimum of weekly contact with families on the waitlist, to maintain their engagement, provide them an estimate of service start, and link families to support who may have immediate needs. The Intake Support Specialist will also provide general information regarding the Wraparound program, and the agency and its services. Accurate and timely tracking of client information and data entry is required. Other office duties as needed such as word processing, assistance with special projects, etc., may be required from time to time.
The candidate for this position must possess a minimum of a high school education or the equivalent, have experience working with the public, and possess computer skills such as word processing and data entry. Ability to manage a multi-line phone system and maintain a professional and pleasant demeanor in the face of challenging/demanding situations is required.
Apply by: August 20, 2015
Apply to: Elizabeth Jackson, WA Coordinator – firstname.lastname@example.org
Susan Lowery OConnell, Director, Child, Youth & Family email@example.com
NEXT LEVEL HOMELESS SUPPORT
PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST
A full time position has become available in our Youth and Young Adult Program. The Peer Support Specialist (PSS) provides community based discovery and recovery oriented supportive services to facilitate permanent housing for transitional age young adults (ages 18-25) in the Next Level Homeless Support Program who are homeless and have a mental health, substance use, or co-occurring disorder. The Peer Support Specialist is expected to utilize the following evidence-based practices in working with young adults: Strengths Based Case Management, Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Model . The Peer Support Specialist may assist in facilitating the referral, linkage, and monitoring process across services through collaboration with the Housing Support Specialist. 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. Services focus on discovery, recovery, and resiliency principles that empower young adults to integrate, function, and succeed in their communities (homes, schools, work, and neighborhood). The PSS will also need the ability to interpret the program goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc. that are necessary for providing quality care.
This position requires a minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalency, with preference given to individuals with an Associate degree or some college, strong knowledge of current young adult culture, experience as a recipient of behavioral healthcare services and/or homelessness, or experience assisting others in using the behavioral health system. Must be recovery focused, have strong communication and engagement skills, and able to function independently and as part of a team. Requires a valid Ohio driver’s license, use of automobile, and proof of automobile insurance.
Apply to: Susan Lowery O’Connell, Ph.D., Director, Child, Youth & Family Services
Apply by: July 31, 2015
YOUTH/ YOUNG ADULT CPST
(COMMUNITY PSYCHIATRIC SUPPORTIVE TREATMENT PROVIDER)
There is one (1) full-time position available for a CPST Provider. The employee will provide community-based and discovery- and recovery-oriented case management to youth and young adults ages 5-21 with serious emotional disturbance/serious mental illness (SED/SMI/SPMI). The position involves teaching youth and young adults skills in their natural environment to help them attain self sufficiency, resiliency, and recovery. Duties include development of a service plan, service coordination, crisis support, empowerment, advocacy, community resource linkage, and psychoeducation.
Services focus on discovery, recovery, and resiliency principles that empower youths and families to increase their functioning across life domains, support families in keeping their children in the community, and decrease intensity of need for long-term services when applicable. Services will include 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.
CPST will be expected to utilize at minimum the following evidence-based practices (EBP) in working with youth and families served: Strengths-Based Case Management, Motivational Interviewing , and the Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Model.
Applicant must hold at least a Bachelor degree in Social Work, Psychology, or other related human service field although prior experience in the provision of Case Management services will be considered. Prefer experience and passion in working with youth, young adults, and their families. Strong time management, organizational, and interpersonal skills are a must, as are the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Position r equires valid Ohio driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance.
Apply by: August 7, 2015
Apply to: Lilly Davenport, CPST/TIP Coordinator – firstname.lastname@example.org
Susan Lowery OConnell, Director, Child, Youth & Family email@example.com
EARLY CHILDHOOD MENTAL HEALTH CONSULTANT
We have one part-time (15 to 20 hours/week) position available for an Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant. The Early Childhood Resiliency Coach provides supportive interventions, consultation, and training for young children (ages birth-6), early childcare staff, and families in participating programs through the Childhood Resiliency Program (early childhood mental health consultation - ECMHC). The individual must have strong communication skills with both children and adults, enjoy helping others, be organized, energetic and enthusiastic, maintain a family-oriented advocacy role, and be able to work both independently and as part of a team. A commitment to the philosophy and practice of resiliency and capacity to build developmentally appropriate and supportive environments is expected. The Resiliency Coach works under the direction of the Director, Child, Youth & Family Services.
This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, social work, or a related field, evidence of completed coursework in Child Development and Behavior Analysis, experience/interest in working with young children, and ability to engage effectively with children, childcare staff and families. Strong time management, organizational, and interpersonal skills are a must. Experience in early childhood or elementary education settings is a plus. Master’s level licensed individuals with a passion for providing both prevention and treatment level services will be considered. Applicants must submit a completed fingerprint card for a criminal background check. Position r equires valid Ohio driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance. Note: Applicants must be available to maintain the position for a minimum of 1 full academic “school” year to be considered.
Apply by: July 27, 2015
Apply to: Susan Lowery O’Connell, Director, Child, Youth & Family Services
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
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