If you are interested in providing gender-specific treatment services for women of child-bearing age and their children, Project LINK is for you!
The goal at Project LINK is to engage parents in needed services and improve outcomes for newborns and families. Project Link has targeted treatment opportunities specifically for women using substances. They offer trauma informed treatment, case management, connections to other treatment providers, and specific programming to cut down on barrier to treatment. Project Link case managers will submit for Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) credential supervision and co-facilitate substance abuse disorder (SUD) groups.
The Housing Specialist/Case Manager assists homeless and unstably housed pregnant and parenting women with substance use disorders and their families to secure affordable housing. They assist in finding the location, coordinating move in assistance, and on-going advocacy with landlords. They are responsible for engaging women in individualized services, education, assessment and discharge planning services. Housing Specialist/Case Manager provide outreach clients through home visits to engage absent clients, assess safety of parent and child, and intervene when clients are in crisis. The parents may have emotional and/or substance abuse issues and have difficulty accessing needed medical, psychiatric, social, educational, vocational, and other supports essential for living in the community and meeting their basic needs.
This position is grant based and is intended to provide services that enable women to ensure successful tenancy and reduce relapse/medical problems in order to live independently. The Housing Specialist/Case Manager continues follow up with clients for on-going assistance, problem-solving, and home visits.
Pay Grade: $16.203443-$27.005738/hour
Why work at BRBH?
Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare (BRBH) is one of forty Community Services Boards established under the Code of Virginia to provide comprehensive services for individuals who have mental health disorders, developmental disability, or substance use disorders. BRBH provides multiple programs and services throughout the Roanoke Valley with over 400 employees working to provide quality care to our clients. We are proud to have served our community for over 50 years. Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare maintains a drug-free workplace and equal opportunity employment. This position is located in Roanoke, VA.
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