PSYCHOSOCIAL REHABILITATION SPECIALIST

Goochland Powhatan Community Services Board   GOOCHLAND, VA   Full-time     Mental Health
Posted on August 30, 2021
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Goochland Powhatan Community Services is seeking a full-time Psychosocial
Rehabilitation Specialist. The incumbent will provide education and training to
adults with serious mental illness aimed at developing problem solving skills,
enhancing self-esteem, assistance with work-related skill building activities,
improving social/interpersonal skills, and facilitating enhanced community
integration and recovery within a psychosocial rehabilitation setting.
Knowledge of mental health, substance use disorders and psychosocial
rehabilitation is required as well as a strong recovery focus. Computer literacy
and organizational skills are necessary as timely and accurate documentation is
essential.


The incumbent must meet the Medicaid definition of “Qualified Mental Health
Professional-Adult" or "QMHP-A": a person in the human services field who is
trained and experienced in providing psychiatric or mental health services to
individuals who have a mental illness; including (i) a doctor of medicine or
osteopathy licensed in Virginia; (ii) a doctor of medicine or osteopathy,
specializing in psychiatry and licensed in Virginia; (iii) an individual with a
master's degree in psychology from an accredited college or university with at
least one year of clinical experience; (iv) a social worker: an individual with at
least a bachelor's degree in human services or related field (social work,
psychology, psychiatric rehabilitation, sociology, counseling, vocational
rehabilitation, human services counseling or other degree deemed equivalent to
those described) from an accredited college and with at least one year of clinical
experience providing direct services to individuals with a diagnosis of mental
illness; (v) a person with at least a bachelor's degree from an accredited college
in an unrelated field that includes at least 15 semester credits (or equivalent) in a
human services field and who has at least three years of clinical experience; (vi)
a Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Provider (CPRP) registered with the United
States Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (USPRA); (vii) a registered nurse
licensed in Virginia with at least one year of clinical experience; or (viii) any other
licensed mental health professional.


The GPCS employment application is required and available at www.gpcsb.org
under “Employment.” Salary commensurate with experience.

Open Until
Filled.

GPCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer