Community Behavioral Health Liaison
Compass Health Network

Wentzville, Missouri


Compensation: $23.01-$25.87 Dependant on Licensure

Compass Health Network is looking for a Community Behavioral Health Liaison to be responsible for the coordination of services for individuals with behavioral health needs or conditions who have come to the attention of law enforcement and court personnel. The clientele served would be located within a specific service area and would manifest complex mental health needs that are either unmet or are poorly coordinated. The Community Behavioral Health Liaison is a part of a person-centered integration team and works with local systems to coordinate care for individuals experiencing behavioral health crises. This position would be expected to travel within Franklin & Warren county.

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Coordinate services and develop local systems of care for individuals with behavioral health needs who have come to the attention of law enforcement officials and court staff.
  • Participate on local law enforcement Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT) or other initiatives that assist law enforcement in dealing with individuals with behavioral health needs.
  • Collaborate with local partners in Mental Health Courts or other specialty or diversion courts assisting individuals with behavioral health needs.
  • Provide or coordinate training and consultation on behavioral health issues for law enforcement and court staff as needed.
  • Assist local ACI teams, along with courts, law enforcement or other entities in assessing individuals with behavioral health needs and accessing needed resources and services for such persons.
  • In coordination with the ACI, assist law enforcement and the courts in locating inpatient psychiatric beds for court-ordered involuntary detentions and in filing petitions for involuntary detention with the probate court for those individuals who present a likelihood of serious harm due to a mental disorder
  • Complete all mandatory documentation, as noted by supervisor
  • Act as a member of a multi-disciplinary team

 

 



QUALIFICATION(S): DESIRED DEMONSTRATED KEY COMPETENCIES

• Analytical Thinking
• Change Readiness
• Collaborative Relationships
• Conflict Resolution
• Creative Thinking
• Communication – Oral
• Communication – Written
• Decision Making
• Empowers Others
• Flexible Thinking
• Forward Thinking
• Organizational/Time Management
• Multitasking/Planning
• Problem Solving
• Risk Management/ Assessment
• Strategic Thinking
• Teamwork

QUALIFICATION(S): EDUCATION

Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or related field preferred

QUALIFICATION(S): WORK EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

At least two (2) years clinical experience required

QUALIFICATION(S): LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

LPC or LCSW preferred

Compass Health Network is a nonprofit health care organization offering accessible, comprehensive, & compassionate behavioral health, substance use treatment, family medicine and dental services throughout Missouri. Our network of care includes Royal Oaks Hospital and Adapt of Missouri.  We are both a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and a Community Mental Health Center (CMHC).   Operating only from the highest ethical and professional standards, we provide access to innovative care designed to meet the health needs of the communities we serve.  Our mission is “Inspire Hope.  Promote Wellness.”  

Why join us? 

We believe some of the most passionate people in the world work here.  Our dedicated and talented staff are our most valuable asset.  We strive to provide a work environment and services that are inclusive for our patients and our employees.  

At Compass Health Network, these are just a few of the benefits that we offer as an organization: 

  • Competitive benefits 
  • Advancement opportunities 
  • Professional development 
  • Licensure supervision 
  • Mentor opportunities 
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Scholarship program 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Headspace Access 
  • Paid time off & Paid Holidays 
  • NHSC Loan Repayment Participant 

  

We welcome inquiries from qualified individuals who want to be part of a team of hardworking, dedicated and compassionate employees whose work helps us aspire to our vision of full, healthy, productive lives for everyone. We look forward to meeting you! 

Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.



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