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Behavioral Health Network Mental Health Support Specialist-PACT in Springfield, Massachusetts

Mental Health Support Specialist - PACT - Full Time- Springfield Location - 417 Liberty Street, , Springfield, MA, 01104, United States Employee Type - Full-Time Required Degree - High school Contact information Name - Jacob Lechner Phone - (413) 386-5473 Email - Description Share your commitment to individual empowerment and growth, human rights, and community integration! Join our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Support Specialist in the Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) at Behavioral Health Network! Per Diem role only Your experience, knowledge and great skills will support the PACT program with the following: Providing direct services to individuals in community settings and/or our group homes. Supporting the growth, independence, and safety of individuals in all settings. Monitoring individuals\' overall health and well-being. Assisting with all aspects of medication treatment and administration. Providing related activities to document and support the services provided to individuals. Providing crisis intervention to individuals served, as needed. Who are we? The Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) program is a highly integrated outreach and 24/7 residential program that helps individuals meet their goals and reduce hospitalizations. PACT provides clinical wraparound support in the community and in our group residential program to perpetuate recovery and wellness for the individuals served. The PACT team is forensic-focused and designed to reduce arrests and incarcerations. Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities. What are we looking for in a Support Specialist? Commitment to empowerment and growth, human rights, and community integration of individuals served (required). Six months of experience in human services (preferred). High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent (required). Valid driver\'s license and a reliable car available for working hours (required). Current MAP Certification (preferred). Training is provided by BHN Valid driver\'s license required. Vehicle for use during all working hours should be registered and inspected in accordance w 540 CMR 4.00. BHN maintains its commitment to social justice and diversity and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply. Additional Information Schedule Days - Weekdays & Weekends Schedule (Days/Time) - Full Time: Tuesday-Saturday, 7:00am-3:30pm; OR, Full Time: Sunday, Monday, Friday, & Saturday, 11:00pm-7:30am, and Tuesday, 3:00pm-11:30pm