Earliest Available Start Date: December 9th, 2019
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
Location: Lynchburg, VA 24501
The REACH Navigator - LMHPE will work with children up to 18 years of age who have an intellectual or developmental disability and co-occurring behavioral or mental health need by providing assistance with de-escalation, completing assessments, developing and implementing a crisis intervention plan, linking the family to additional services, providing follow up and crisis stabilization services.
Required Education and Experience:
Master's degree from an accredited college/university in an applicable human services field and registered with the Virginia Board of Counseling for clinical supervision working toward licensure.
One year of relevant program specific experience work experience.
The REACH Navigator will report to the Director of Region 1 & REACH, working with a child and adolescent population in a clinical environment, and will be responsible for the following:
This list of essential functions is not intended to be exhaustive. Horizon reserves the right to revise the job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.
Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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; Willing and available to work modified schedules (weekends, holiday, etc.) as required; Ability to drive and must possess a valid driver's license. May be called upon to travel to any Horizon worksite; transport clients, provide services to client @other locations. Regular attendance at trainings and Horizon meetings may require travel to a variety of Horizon sites; Ability to participate in and successfully pass behavioral intervention training; includes both verbal de-escalation skills and physical skills techniques to be utilized with consumers as needed.
Horizon Behavioral Health is celebrating 50 years of being the primary public behavioral healthcare provider in Central Virginia serving individuals with mental health and substance use disorders, as well as individuals with developmental disabilities. Horizon is the proud recipient of the 2016 Giving Back award, has been named Best of Counseling Services in Lynchburg VA in 2017 and 2018, and most recently named Best Place to Work in 2018.
We offer a generous benefit package that includes participation in the Virginia Retirement System; life, health, dental, and vision insurance; annual leave, sick leave and holidays. Horizon participates in the NHSC, as well as PSLF educational loan forgiveness programs. If you are interested in continuing your education, working at Horizon qualifies you to receive discounts at some local universities.
To Apply Please visit our online career center at www.HorizonBH.org
Horizon Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
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