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MYPAC Community Support Specialist
Job Code:2023-FORR-MYPAC-CSS-10.30
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Education:Bachelor's Degree

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources is seeking an energetic and motivated Community Support Specialist to work with youth and families in the PBMHR service area.  MYPAC (Mississippi Youth Programs Around the Clock) addresses the unique needs of those who could benefit from a more personalized service. MYPAC staff partner with families, youth, and community resources allowing families the most successful outcome possible within their home and community setting. This program provides an alternative to traditional psychiatric residential treatment.

Work hours are Monday-Friday, 8a-5p; Some on-call hours and on-call responsibilities required.

For 50 years, Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has served individuals throughout the Pine Belt.  Through an extensive continuum of care, we strive to enable adults with serious mental illnesses, children with serious emotional disturbances, and individuals with an addiction or developmental disability to live, work, learn, and participate fully in their communities.  Our eighteen-county service area includes Amite, Covington, Forrest, Franklin, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Jeff Davis, Jones, Lamar, Lawrence, Marion, Pearl River, Perry, Pike, Stone, Walthall and Wayne.

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources offers a competitive benefits package including employer paid life insurance and LTD, along with optional Health, Dental, Vision, FSA and HSA, and 403(b) plan along with a generous leave policy.  

  • Bachelor's degree in behavioral healthcare required
  • Reliable transportation to provide community services required
  • Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record required
  • Must have auto insurance with liability limits of 100,000/300,000/50,000 within 30 days of hire
  • Must be eligible to obtain DMH case management certification within 90 days of hire
  • Excellent communications skills required
  • Experience working with children and adolescents preferred
  • Case management experience preferred

  • Responsibilities:
    • Provides advocacy, consultation and educational services to PBMHR consumers.
    • Provides outpatient social services linkage, emergency intervention and crisis intervention services.
    • Provides services for the family through home, school, or other community visits.
    • Documents all services provided through electronic medical records by using collaborative documentation.