Annual Salary:Commensurate with Knowledge and Experience
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
Since 1971, Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board has provided a comprehensive continuum of high-quality, essential, and community-based services to citizens of the Peninsula who are affected by mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders.
HNNCSB partners with both Hampton and Newport News General District Courts as part of separate dockets. BHDs are non-adversarial approaches by the judicial system, treatment providers, and other stakeholders addressing the needs of individuals with serious mental illness who have become involved in the criminal justice system. Through on-going support and supervision, the Court and Team assist individuals as they engage in services and address challenges to prevent further penetration within the criminal justice system.
The Behavioral Health Docket is designed to effectively treat and support individuals identified with a Serious Mental Illness (SMI) or Serious and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI) who are in need of behavioral health and substance use disorder treatment services. The primary purpose of the Behavioral Health Docket Coordinator is to provide treatment services as well as provide timely assessment, resource linkage, and supportive services for participants with their service related needs. Coordinator will assist docket participants by identifying, developing, and linking to needed resources, accessing their entitlements, advocacy, outreach, education, and marketing the Behavioral Health Docket. Coordinator will maintain positive, productive relationships with the criminal justice system, and the treatment community.
Master's Degree in Social Work or Counseling and a minimum of one (3) years of clinical experience including therapeutic counseling, crisis intervention and case management functions with individuals with serious mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders. Must provide proof of registration for supervision toward licensure with the Virginia Department of Health Professionals (LPC or LCSW) with 90 days of employment.
Incumbent must meet eligibility to become certified and maintain certification as a Prescreener, as defined by DBHDS.
Valid Virginia Drivers License
Full-time Benefits, include:
Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Employer Paid Life Insurance
Employer Paid Disability Insurance
Annual and Sick Leave
10 Paid Holidays
Cancer/ICU and Accident Insurance
Identity Theft Protection
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
403(b) Deferred Compensation Plan
Group Long Term Care Insurance
As a condition of employment with Hampton Newport News CSB, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or fit within an exemption under the law. Accordingly if selected, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment.
The selected candidate must successfully pass a criminal history fingerprint background investigation, Child Registry search, drug screening test and employment reference checks