1+ months
2018-07-172018-08-27

Regional SUD Diversion Liaison

Hampton, Virginia 23666
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Regional SUD Diversion Liaison-

The incumbent serves as a SUD (Substance Use Disorder) Diversion Counselor and is responsible for providing linkage and support for individuals with SUD, who are admitted to ESH in a bed of last resort, or at risk of admission. Linkage to educational counseling, emotional support and recovery support services to chemically dependent individuals and individuals with co-occurring disorders in the Region 5 catchment area. Incumbent will offer support and education to family members of individuals with addiction and co-occurring disorders. Incumbent will work closely with CSB Emergency Services and discharge planners, as well as, local private psychiatric, medical units, and state psychiatric facilities to attempt to divert un-necessary psychiatric hospitalizations. Facilitate a rapid discharge plan for individuals admitted with primary SUD presentation, for which there are alternate options for treatment available.

Salary Commensurate with knowledge and experience

Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services and 1 year clinical experience working with adults with substance use disorders. Master’s Degree in Human Services Preferred

Please submit your Department of Motor Vehicle driving record current within the last 60 days. 

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