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DHS BEHAV HLTH CASE REVIEW ANALYST

Date:  Jan 14, 2022
Req ID:  14106
Location: 

Alexander, AR, US, 72022

Category:  AR DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $36,154.98

Position Number: 22156993 
County: Saline 
Posting End Date: 02/14/2022 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $36,154.98 

DYS              Division of Youth Services, Alexander 

 

 

 

 

 

HIRING OFFICIAL:  Pam Dodson

This position functions as a Peer Support Specialist.

 

 

 

 

JOB SUMMARY, DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The Peer Recovery Support Specialist (PRSS) is an active member of the treatment team and provides peer support services to individuals with substance use disorder under the supervision of a Peer Recovery Peer Supervisor (PRPS). Peer Recovery Support Specialist will work in collaboration with and provide guidance to programs on Recovery Services.  Peer Recovery Support Specialist will function as a role model to individuals; exhibiting competency in personal recovery and use of life skills; and will serve as a recovery advocate, providing information and peer support for individuals in outpatient and inpatient settings.  The PRSS performs a wide range of tasks to assist individuals of all ages in regaining independence within the community and mastery over their own recovery process. Approved Recovery resources may be utilized by the PRSS in the provision of services. 

1. Participates in Treatment Team Meeting;

2. Participates in Treatment Team Reviews;

3. Group Facilitator;

4. Orientation;

5. Provides Resources, including community;

6. Collaborates with Programs on development and process of Peer Services.

 

 

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS 

1)        Be a Certified Peer Specialist through the Arkansas Substance Abuse Board or be registered as a Peer In Training and working towards certification through the Arkansas Substance Abuse Board;

2)         Have 18 months of experience as a  Peer Support Specialist;

3)         Be trained in the Arkansas State Peer Specialist Model;

4)         Experience in working with Youth in a juvenile system;

5)         Experience working with individuals with substance use issues;

6)         Be able to work independently and organize their own schedule;

7)         Experience in working on a multidisciplinary team;

8)         Be able to travel throughout the state.

9)         Must have a valid driver's license, current auto insurance and meet the eligibility requirements to be covered by the state insurance policy.                Must be able to operate a motor vehicle safely and according to applicable laws.

 

 



The Department of Human Services is a place for people passionate about serving others and changing lives for the better. We care for Arkansans of all ages and ensure places like child care centers and nursing homes are safe. We are the safety net for the most vulnerable Arkansans. Whether you answer the phones, take applications, protect children, or help care for residents or patients at one of our facilities, you make a difference by working at DHS. Plus, working for the State has great perks, including a pension, maternity leave, paid state holidays, and much more. At DHS, we take care of our employees so you can help care for others.

Position Information

Class Code: L044C

Grade: GS06

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00

Summary

The Department of Human Services (DHS) Behavioral Health Case Review Analyst is responsible for monitoring and coordinating the development of community support programs and monitoring and evaluating mental health services for certification. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Functions

Monitors and coordinates the development of community support programs by reviewing and evaluating the effectiveness of behavioral health services provided to clients. Oversees and conducts the certification review process for behavioral health services by reviewing and analyzing service needs, assuring placement in the least restrictive environment, preparing comprehensive reports on findings, and recommending and monitoring corrective action. Provides technical assistance and guidance to individuals and agencies to exchange information and/or interpret state and federal policies, procedures, and guidelines and to identify problems and formulate solutions. Plans, prepares, and gives presentations, training, and technical assistance, both statewide and nationally, to promote and strengthen behavioral health programs. Assists in development of community support program budgetary requests and tracks/monitors expenditures. Collects and maintains data relative to behavioral health client service requirements. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of mental health programs and services. Knowledge of state and federal regulations and laws applicable to mental health services. Ability to develop, monitor, and evaluate the effectiveness of mental health programs and services. Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information and reports. Ability to analyze data and prepare reports. Ability to develop and implement policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in social work, sociology, public administration or a related field; plus one year of experience in a behavioral health program.

Licenses

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock