Client Support Specialist - TAY Mental Health Services (Part Time)
Bill Wilson Center
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Post Date: Nov 12, 2020
Job Type: Part Time
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Location: US - California
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Description
Under the direction of the Program Director, the Client Support Specialist will be primarily responsible to assist with linkage to resources and mental health services, and prevention outreach in both group and individual settings to Transition-Aged Youth 16-24. The Client Support Specialist will also provide direct service provision to assigned youth to support independent living skills, and referrals/ linkage to basic needs and resources.

RESPONSIBILITIES:   
•        Provides intake and assessment services.
•        Provides outreach services to homeless and unstably housed youth.
•        Assists with prevention services including individual, group and community activities.
•        Services as an appropriate role model for youth.
•        Co-facilitates groups related to skills development, substance use, etc.
•        Designs and engages youth in activities to destigmatize mental health services.
•        Advocates for youth.
•        Accesses community resources to meet the needs of youth.
•        Teach youth skills related to educational, vocational, and independent living under guidance of MH Clinicians.
•        Attend agency meetings as required.
•        Provide transportation to youth as needed to support access to services.
•        Maintains statistics and records as required.
•        Ensures cleanliness and tidiness of working area, buildings and vehicles and reports maintenance or safety issues to manager immediately
•        Regular attendance required.
•        Other duties as may be assigned.

Skills
High school diploma. Lived experience related to mental health, runaway/ homeless youth and/or substance use required. Ability to multi-task and must be detail oriented. Experience working with culturally diverse youth required. Availability in the evenings and occasionally on weekends is requirement for the position. Valid CA drivers license with access to a personal vehicle with current Ins. Fingerprinting, TB test & CPR/First Aid require

Notes
For consideration, please submit cover letter and resume to:
ATTN: Resumes
FAX: (408) 244-4022
EMAIL: resumes@bwcmail.org
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