Clinician I/II- Jail Mental Health Program - $56,168.66 to $64,800
Posted on: November 20, 2023
RBH is now offering sign-on bonus opportunities for qualifying
Richmond Behavioral Healthis seeking a dynamic and highly
qualifiedClinician I/IIfor ourJail Mental Health Program. This
program is a continually funded grant through Department of
Criminal Justice Services. The Jail Mental Health Program is a
partnership involving the Richmond City Justice Center, RBHA and
Opportunity.Alliance.Reentry (OAR) to provide mental health and
reentry services to qualified residents diagnosed with mental
illness in the jail. The Jail Mental Health Program (JMHP) is
designed to help reduce recidivism in the Richmond community.
Incarcerated individuals can experience difficulty in receiving
appropriate mental health care while incarcerated and are at higher
risk for recidivating once they are released in the community. The
JMHP focus on two components: providing robust mental health care
while incarcerated and re-entry services via the wraparound model
once they are released.
Services include biopsychosocial and diagnostic assessments,
individual and group therapy, implementation and use of the
multiple evidenced-based practices, and psycho-education groups.
The work location is the Richmond City Justice Center. Hours are
Monday through Friday 8-4:30, following the Richmond City Sheriffs
Office holiday schedule. The successful candidate will perform
difficult professional work providing direct clinical service to
clients involving intake, assessing client needs, developing
treatment plans, providing prevention services, managing cases,
providing individual and group therapy, maintaining records and
files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned.
Work is performed under the supervision of the assigned supervisor
at RBHA and RCJC.
Performs intakes, client assessments and diagnostic interviews;
conducts mental health assessment and monitors level of
Monitors and manages an assigned caseload.
Assists client in identifying self-determined goals and jointly
prepare individualized service plan.
Develops and facilitates psycho-educational groups; provides
individual, family and group counseling; implements treatment
plans; coordinates daily treatment schedule.
Coordinates case management services; coordinates and links client
to community resources and medical services; interfaces with other
service providers and client support system.
Provides crisis intervention and prevention services to individuals
Provides consultation, education and prevention services; provides
drug and alcohol testing; conducts urine analysis.
Documents and charts information about client assessment,
diagnostic studies, individual service plans, progress notes,
quarterly and annual reviews, discharge summaries and other client
related data, correspondence, medical records, etc; prepares and
submits grant documentation.
Monitors and audits clinical and medical records and practices for
compliance with regulatory, reimbursement and agency standards;
reviews documentation for accuracy; assists with reviewing division
policies and procedures.
Represents clients and Authority in court and legal
Provides transportation assistance.
Provides child care assistance to clients attending treatment
Serves on a variety of committees as directed; prepares and
distributes agendas; attends and participates in a variety of
Attends professional conferences and trainings as required.
Supervises student interns as directed.
Education and Experience
Master's degree with major course work in social work, counseling,
psychology or related field and considerable experience working
with clients with behavioral health and/or developmental
disabilities in a behavioral healthcare setting.
- Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia
- Licensed Mental Health Professional, LCSW, LPC, LCP, LSATP,
LMFT or license eligible required.
- Forensic and/or criminal justice experience preferred.
Qualifying licensed staff will be eligible for $4,000.00 sign-on
bonus as defined by the terms and conditions of the approved
sign-on bonus policy.
About the Organization
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Richmond Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) is licensed by the
Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
and is the statutorily established public entity responsible for
providing mental health, intellectual disabilities, substance abuse
and prevention services to the citizens of the City of
RBHA promotes health, wellness, and recovery for the people and
communities we serve.
An inclusive, healthy community where individuals are inspired to
reach their highest potential.
Equity / Innovation / Quality / Inclusion / Accessibility /
Transparency / Compassion / Integrity
Creating Healthy Communities - One Person, One Family, One
Community at a time.
RBHA is committed to providing behavioral health services to all
Richmond residents regardless of race, color, gender, age,
religion, disability, or national origin.
Services are provided directly by RBHA staff and through contracts
with private providers in the community. Funding is received
through fees from consumers, the Commonwealth of Virginia, the City
of Richmond, and local and state grants.
Starting Salary Range
$56,168.66 to $64,800.00
Richmond Behavioral Health Authority provides equal employment
opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and
prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard
to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability
status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic
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