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District 19 - Crisis Intervention Provider

Job Description: District 19 Community Services Board, located in historic Petersburg, VA, is seeking a highly motivated self starter to become the PRN Crisis Intervention Provider for a new grant funded position. The Crisis Assessment Center is a jail diversion program designed to improve the outcomes of police interactions and reduce instances of hospitalization among people with mental illnesses. Successful incumbent must have proven organizational along with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Minimum required qualifications for this position include: Knowledge of crisis intervention and diversion therapeutic practices and techniques; human personality, growth and development; mental health disabilities, substance abuse disorders, evaluation of mental health disabilities, case management services; written, oral and interpersonal communications and interagency services coordination. Skill in providing emergency/crisis intervention services; completing psycho-social evaluations, maintaining casework documentation, coordinating services for the mentally ill and providing mental health consultation and education services. A Bachelorís degree with major course of study in Human Services or Bachelorís degree in closely related area with some experience servicing SMI adults is also required. Masterís degree in a Human Services field preferred. Successful candidate must be able to demonstrate proficiency using Microsoft Word and Excel Software. Preferred candidates will have experience with law enforcement and a general knowledge of Crisis Intervention Training (CIT). A bilingual (English/Spanish) candidate is preferred. Starting salary is commensurate with experience and training. Position above requires valid VA Driver's License with a point value of -6, a pre-employment extensive background check and drug screening.

Salary: Full Time

How to Apply: Interested applicants should obtain a District 19 CSB application from the Human Resources Department, 20 W. Bank Street, Suite 7, Petersburg, VA 23803, or call (804) 862-8062. Applications can also be downloaded from our website, Completed applications and resumes must be received in Human Resources. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completed D19 applications. Position is open until filled.

Closes: Open Until Filled

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