Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and will be kept on file for ninety (90) days from the date of receipt for consideration in filling all applicable vacancies.
Excellent wage and fringe benefits offered.
Current Employment Openings:
The Mercer County Behavioral Health Commission, Inc. is seeking bids for Evaluator, for the Partnerships for Recovery Grant. Interested parties must have experience in the evaluation of substance abuse prevention programs. In addition, must have proof of liability/business insurance.
The Partnerships for Recovery Grant is a project that will be overseen by the Mercer County Commissioner’s Office and implemented by the Mercer County Overdose Prevention Workgroup. The grant period is July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.
This position is responsible for providing crisis intervention services to individuals of all ages and families residing in Mercer and/or Crawford Counties. The primary objectives of the position include assisting individuals in managing and alleviating stressors and crisis situations to enable the individual to remain in the community and/or, to sustain the integrity of the family system, through the delivery of crisis intervention services and supports including stress management, coping skills, anger management, conflict resolution and mediation, and safety planning. Crisis intervention services are provided over the telephone or on a face-to-face level at the office setting or in the consumer’s home/community. Overall objectives include reducing the need for more intensive or restrictive levels of care including inpatient treatment, reducing the risk of increased psychiatric symptoms and illness progression, improving the consumer’s ability to maintain independence in the community, promoting the consumer’s mental health recovery and overall wellness, reducing health and safety risks to the consumer and others, and providing an interim level of service and intervention necessary to support the consumer until other formal services and treatment can be established.
This position is responsible for providing case management services to an identified caseload of individuals with Substance Abuse related disorders or issues. The position will work intensively and collaborating with local Outpatient D/A treatment providers or local Methadone Maintenance providers, as well as, in conjunction with a D/A Recovery Specialist.