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HPR I Vacancy Announcement

January 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
by Susan Good

HPR I REACH Child Crisis program is recruiting to fill the following positions.  Interested candidates should apply directly with Blue Ridge Behaviroal Health.  Contact Adam Meyer at 434-455-3436 for application information.

 

Program: Region 1 REACH Child Crisis Program

Two Navigator Position Openings (Locations):

  1. Region 10
  2. Rockbridge/Alleghany – (Navigator will cover both CSB’s)

 

Job Description:

Navigator – Licensed or License Eligible- will work with children up to 18 years of age who have an intellectual or developmental disability and co-occurring behavioral need by providing follow up crisis intervention.

Knowledge and Skills:

* Ability to develop and maintain therapeutic relationships.

* Ability to promote positive, collaborative, and professional working relations among co-workers and representatives in the community.

* Ability to record data and complete documentation within established expectations and by communicated deadlines.

* Ability to respond effectively to changes in the work environment in a positive and professional manner.

* Ability to work in and contribute to a collaborative team environment.

* Ability to work modified schedules (weekends, holiday, etc.) as required.

* Knowledge of behavior modification; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT); emergency interventions; family, group,  and individual therapies; psychosocial education; risk assessments; sex offender treatment; substance abuse interventions; etc.

* Knowledge of community mental health and public health in order to provide advocacy and enhance an individual’s treatment and access to community resources.

* Knowledge of the principles, procedures, techniques, trends, and literature related to mental health, intellectual disabilities and substance abuse.

* Knowledge of psychiatric, medical medications, and treatments.

* Skill to analyze situations accurately and develop appropriate responses or techniques.

* Skill to communicate effectively in order to facilitate treatment and relay information to others as part of an interdisciplinary team.

* Skill to perform clinical interviews in order to obtain information and to formulate appropriate treatment plans.

* Skill to develop reports, create presentations, and communicate findings to both internal and external audiences.

* Skill to use database systems and software to efficiently and effectively meet programming needs.

Education and Experience Requirements:

A Master’s degree in a human services field that allows for licensure as a LPC, LCP or LCSW is required. One year of prior related experience in the delivery of crisis services, crisis stabilization, or counseling services to children with intellectual or developmental disabilities is required.

 

Licensure Requirements:

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Virginia Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Virginia Licensed Professional Counselor, Virginia

 

Behavioral Health Navigator – Licensed/License Eligible

 

Horizon Behavioral Health has been the premier behavioral healthcare provider in Central Virginia for more than 46 years. In the last year, Horizon provided clinical services to more than 15,000 adults, children and families addressing problems with mental health, substance use and intellectual disabilities.

 

 

Program: Region 1 REACH Child Crisis Program

 

Two Navigator Position Openings (Locations):

  1. Region 10
  2. Rockbridge/Alleghany – (Navigator will cover both CSB’s)

 

Job Description:

 

Navigator – Licensed or License Eligible- will work with children up to 18 years of age who have an intellectual or developmental disability and co-occurring behavioral need by providing follow up crisis intervention.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

 

* Ability to develop and maintain therapeutic relationships.

* Ability to promote positive, collaborative, and professional working relations among co-workers and representatives in the community.

* Ability to record data and complete documentation within established expectations and by communicated deadlines.

* Ability to respond effectively to changes in the work environment in a positive and professional manner.

* Ability to work in and contribute to a collaborative team environment.

* Ability to work modified schedules (weekends, holiday, etc.) as required.

* Knowledge of behavior modification; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT); emergency interventions; family, group,  and individual therapies; psychosocial education; risk assessments; sex offender treatment; substance abuse interventions; etc.

* Knowledge of community mental health and public health in order to provide advocacy and enhance an individual’s treatment and access to community resources.

* Knowledge of the principles, procedures, techniques, trends, and literature related to mental health, intellectual disabilities and substance abuse.

* Knowledge of psychiatric, medical medications, and treatments.

* Skill to analyze situations accurately and develop appropriate responses or techniques.

* Skill to communicate effectively in order to facilitate treatment and relay information to others as part of an interdisciplinary team.

* Skill to perform clinical interviews in order to obtain information and to formulate appropriate treatment plans.

* Skill to develop reports, create presentations, and communicate findings to both internal and external audiences.

* Skill to use database systems and software to efficiently and effectively meet programming needs.

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

 

A Master’s degree in a human services field that allows for licensure as a LPC, LCP or LCSW is required. One year of prior related experience in the delivery of crisis services, crisis stabilization, or counseling services to children with intellectual or developmental disabilities is required.

 

Licensure Requirements:

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Virginia Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Virginia Licensed Professional Counselor, Virginia

Horizon Behavioral Health offers generous salary and benefits.

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