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Clinician I/II- Jail Mental Health Program - $56,168.66 to $64,800

Company: RBHA
Location: Richmond
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:


RBH is now offering sign-on bonus opportunities for qualifying professionials!
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.
Essential Functions
Performs intakes, client assessments and diagnostic interviews; conducts mental health assessment and monitors level of functioning.
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 and families.
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 proceedings.
Provides transportation assistance.
Provides child care assistance to clients attending treatment groups.
Serves on a variety of committees as directed; prepares and distributes agendas; attends and participates in a variety of meetings.
Attends professional conferences and trainings as required.
Supervises student interns as directed.

Position Requirements

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.
Special Requirements

  • 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.



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    About the Organization

    Join the Fearless!

    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 Richmond.

    Our Mission:
    RBHA promotes health, wellness, and recovery for the people and communities we serve.

    Our Vision:
    An inclusive, healthy community where individuals are inspired to reach their highest potential.

    Our Values:
    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

    EOE Statement

    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 protected by federal, state or local laws. Associated topics: behavioral, casework, clinical, coordinator, disabilities, field, hcpc, insights, social service, violence

Keywords: RBHA, Richmond , Clinician I/II- Jail Mental Health Program - $56,168.66 to $64,800, Healthcare , Richmond, Virginia

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