Court Liaison

Full Time
Posted 3 months ago

HBHS offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including BCBS of MS Health, UHC Dental & Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term and Short Term Disability, 401k with 5% Match, Paid Time Off and much more!

Job Summary:

The Court Liaison will serve individuals who involuntarily interact with the court system and law enforcement and will ensure individuals are aware and have access to services that prevent unnecessary Institutionalizations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing and maintaining relationships with Chancery Courts and law enforcement agencies, increasing both the knowledge and utilization of appropriate community-based services, collaboration with individuals, families, court personnel, and the State Hospital Forensic Unit. Reports to Coordinator of Adult Services.

Qualifications:  Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or a related field required with experience in the criminal justice field preferred. If not currently licensed or credentialed as a Mental Health Therapist, a Provisional Certification through the Department of Mental Health (PCMHT) must be acquired and documentation presented to Human Resources within 90 days from hire date and (CMHT) must be obtained within two (2) years from the date of issuance.  Employee must demonstrate ability to recognize consumers’ individual needs based on medical conditions, age, limitations and planned procedures. Good communication skills are necessary. Must have valid driver’s license in Mississippi and proof of auto insurance. This position has been determined to have an occasional or very low risk of occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens.

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