Mark Twain Behavioral Health - Community Support Specialist - Youth
Community Support Specialist - Youth

Community Support Specialist - Youth


Mark Twain Behavioral Health is seeking a full-time Community Support Specialist for our youth team in our KIRKSVILLE location.  This is a community-based position that will serve Scotland and Clark counties.  Consider joining our MTBH Team!  We offer a supportive culture of appreciation and a strong emphasis on the health and wellbeing of our team.

 Role Responsibilities

  • Assist children whose behavior, school progress, or mental or physical handicap or condition indicates need for such assistance
  • Teach community living skills
  • Arrange and participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings on behalf of assigned clients
  • Consult with parents, teachers, and other school personnel to determine causes of problems and effect solution
  • Serve as a resource to school personnel
  • Serve as a liaison between student, home, school and community resources
  • Maintain clinical records to comply with program standards and in accordance with agency policy
  • Contribute to development of treatment planning
  • Arrange for medical, psychiatric, and other tests and examinations that may disclose causes of difficulties and indicate remedial measures
  • Represent MTBH in the community by attendance at local interagency teams as assigned
  • Behave in professional and courteous manner
  • Adhere to client rights and confidentiality requirements

 Adherence to the MTBH Ethical Code of Conduct and all policies is required.

Reliable transportation, current driver’s license and willingness to travel is required.


  • Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services field or four years of equivalent experience with consumers and their families receiving psychiatric, substance abuse, developmental disabilities services or Registered Nursing license with at least two years of full-time equivalent psychiatric experience with children
  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid Certification (training provided upon hire as needed)
  • Medication Aide, Level I Certification (training provided upon hire as needed)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with youth preferred

Apply online:  Community Support Specialist - Youth


Submit cover letter and resume to:
Josh Smith
Vice President of Specialized Community Services
Mark Twain Behavioral Health
154 Forrest Drive
Hannibal, MO 63401