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Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services Specialist- Columbia
Job Code:2017-18315-001
County:Marion
City:Columbia
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Education:Bachelor's Degree
  

Summary:
Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has an opening for a PSR Specialist to provide services at a day treatment program servicing adults with SMI diagnosis. 

Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services (PSR) consists of a network of services designed to support and restore community functioning and well-being of adults with a serious and persistent mental illness. The purpose of this program is to promote recovery, resiliency, and empowerment of the individual in his/her community.  Program activities aim to improve reality orientation, social skills and adaptation, coping skills, effective management of time and resources, task completion, community and family integration, vocational and academic skills, and activities to incorporate the individual into independent community living; as well as to alleviate psychiatric decompensation, confusion, anxiety, disorientation, distraction, preoccupation, isolation, withdrawal and feelings of low self-worth.

Requirements:
Education/License:

  • Bachelor's degree in behavioral health field required
  • Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record required
  • MS Class C CDL required within 60 days of hire

    Work Experience/Skills:

  • Ability to manage multiple projects during the work day
  • Independent work ability
  • Behavioral health experience preferred

  • Responsibilities:
  • Provides support to the PSR program by providing assistance to adult consumers and other personnel involved in the operation of the psychosocial rehabilitation program for SMI consumers with psychiatric, major medical, and/or cognitive difficulties.
  • Helps consumers resolve problems by teaching independent problem solving techniques.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of SMI diagnosis.
  • Demonstrates ability to obtain pre-authorizations for clients in a timely manner.
  • Provides transportation for consumers to and from program.
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