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Outreach Worker

Become a part of the team as an Outreach Worker in the DMH Flex Support Program at Behavioral Health Network!

  • Responsibilities: What you will do
    • Offer structured one-to-one strength-based and resiliency building activities to the identified child or youth in natural community-based settings.
    • Teach social skills, anger management, and other related behavior management skills to youth.
    • Provide care coordination and referrals to community-based agencies, services, and organizations as appropriate.
    • Provide client transportation as needed to address care coordination and treatment needs.
    • Support family in accessing crisis intervention services as needed.
    • Maintain at least weekly contact with DMH regarding the youth's progress.
    • Participate in Community Service Plan meetings with DMH and also works with any behavioral health provider involved with the child in order to support the goals of the service.
    • Coach and supports the youth in expressing him/herself in these planning meetings.
    • Provide daily documentation of his/her interactions with the identified service participant specific to the goal area identified in the treatment plan
    • Provide high quality services to referred children and youth.

Who are we?

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.

Reasons to work with BHN:

  • Work with an agency who does amazing things for others
  • You will be able to change a person's life
  • You will have the opportunity to grow within the agency
  • You will not be bored with our fast-paced environment
  • You will have excellent benefits package & time off benefits available



Outreach Workers at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities:

  • Bachelor's degree, High school diploma, or GED required
  • 2-year previous experience working with children with Serious Emotional Disturbance.
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to create and implement strategies to facilitate achievement of agreed upon goals

If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at www.bhnworks.org and click on "Brows All Jobs" to apply!

BHN maintains its commitment to social justice and diversity and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply

Posted
09/11/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Springfield, MA 01119, US