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Diversion Coordinator
Job Code:2024-HANCOCK-DIVCOOR-06.04
City:Bay St Louis
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Education:Master's Degree

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources is actively seeking a dedicated and caring Diversion Center Coordinator to oversee a grant funded initiative providing intervention for psychosocial conditions that contribute to individuals living with mental illness and/or substance use issues. The purpose of the Diversion Center Coordinator is to integrate behavioral health treatment and support services for individuals.  The Diversion Center Coordinator will oversee daily program activities as well as provide assessments, develop person-centered treatment plans, and therapeutic interventions utilizing evidence-based approaches relevant to individual needs. The Diversion Center Coordinator position plays a vital part in Pine Belt Mental Health's ability to maintain daily operations of the program, supervise staff, and provide public relations for the grant.

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, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lamar, Lawrence, Marion, Pearl River, Perry, Pike, Stone, Wayne and Walthall Counties.

  • Master's degree in behavioral health field
  • Professional clinical license preferred
  • Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record required
  • Use of personal transportation to provide services in the community
  • Must have ability to work independently and facilitate diverse teams
  • Must have appropriate knowledge and utilization of SMI and COD diagnoses

  • Responsibilities:
  • Administers staff supervision, including recruitment, scheduling, and enforcement of policies and procedures. Ensures appropriate training for all program staff.
  • Provides clinical guidance to teams, audits charts for accuracy, integrity, and soundness.