The Regional Youth Suicide Intervention Specialist (RYSIS) will be a significant infrastructure partner of the Adolescent Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention (ASPEN) Project in an effort to reduce the rate of youth suicidal ideation, suicide attempts and suicide deaths in West Virginia. The RYSIS will assist in the development and implementation of a collaborative and coordinated statewide prevention and intervention strategy that is integrated into the existing public and private service delivery system. The RYSIS will develop committed and collaborative partnerships across youth and young adult systems and agencies to make suicide prevention a core priority. The RYSIS will integrate the Zero Suicide Approach into all facets of services and activities. Zero Suicide is a system wide approach to improve care and outcomes for individuals at risk of suicide in health care systems.
Bachelor's Degree and Valid Driver's License Required.
If interested please send a letter of interest and resume to Seneca Bland, HR Manager, PO BOX 1119, Petersburg, WV 26847 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. E.O.E M/F/H