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Behavioral Health Network

417 Liberty Street
SPRINGFIELD, MA 01104
Salary Range:Location:
SPRINGFIELD, MA
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeHuman Services
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preference: Required
2+
Preference: Required
Description:
Join our team of compassionate and competent professionals as a Community Health Worker in the Certified Community and Behavioral Health (CCBHC) program at Behavioral Health Network!

Become a part of our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Community Health Worker (CHW) in the Certified Community and Behavioral Health (CCBHC) program at Behavioral Health Network! Community Health Workers provide targeted care management and skill building, particularly for clients who have a history of being unsuccessful engaging in clinic-based treatments. CHWs may be recovery coaches, certified peer specialists, or family partners. These staff will conduct the Arizona Matrix with clients who have not recently completed the assessment in another program. CHWs will pilot technology care enhancements including telehealth and My Strengths patient self-management resources.

Behavioral Health Network (BHN) 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

The Certified Community and Behavioral Health (CCBHC) program is an innovative model of care, working directly with primary care and pediatric providers to address the whole health needs of the families and individuals in our culturally diverse community. Our staff includes psychologists, social workers, counselors, recovery coaches and care coordinators. The CCBHC program is person-centered, evidence-based, and focused on collaborative goal setting to address unmet medical, behavioral mental and social needs.
Requirements:
Community Health Workers at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities:
•High school diploma; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
•1-2 years of work experience in a related mental or behavioral health field (required).
•Knowledge of mental illness, the interface between mental health and medical conditions and systems, substance abuse, and care management (required).
•Bilingual English and Spanish (required).
•Being able to do Outreach-responding to an individual’s needs in community settings (required)
•Ability to work well in a team setting (required).
•Display emphatic skills and the ability to establish rapport with individuals served, family members, and service providers (required).
•Familiarity with Internet, email systems, and electronic health records (EHRs) (required)
•Professional demeanor and phone skills in working with persons served, team members, and community collaterals (required).


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

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