Family Intervention Specialist- $2,000 Sign-On Payment!

Company: Youth Villages ( Learn More )

General Information
US-TN-Johnson City
N/A
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
At least 1 year(s)
Not Specified
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Job Description **NOW OFFERING A $2,000 SIGN-ON PAYMENT!  ASK ABOUT OUR RELOCATION ASSISTANCE!**Company OverviewYouth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 20+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services. If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.Program OverviewOur Intercept program serves a broad population of youth, including those involved with multiple child-serving systems and those at high risk of removal from their families.  The program specializes in diverting youth from out of home placements by helping their families safely maintain youth in their home environment. This position is responsible for providing intensive home-based therapy to families.Position OverviewCarry small caseload of 4-6 familiesHold family sessions with each family 3 times a week scheduled at the convenience of the families3 supervision meetings a weekWeb-based documentation (voice recognition technology in most locations)Provide on-call availability to families during the week, one weekend each monthDrive up to 60-80 miles to meet with families in the homeCounselors provide treatment in individual families' homes in a wide array of settings and communitiesAdditional InformationSchedule is flexible and non-traditional; basedaround the availability of youth and families served.Applicants must have a valid driver's license,a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.Community Based staff willbe reimbursed for applicable mileage
Job RequirementsRequirementsA Master's degree in a social services discipline is preferredA Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline is requiredDegrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, criminal justice, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications.Experience in a clinical counseling or case management settingStrong organizational skills and attention to detailExcellent written, verbal, and oral skillsAbility to manage multiple priorities simultaneouslyBasic computer knowledgeAbility to maintain a flexible scheduleExperience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.Additional BenefitsMedical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and VisionRetirement Savings Pension Plan403 (b)2 weeks paid vacation12 paid sick days per year10 paid holidaysMileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)EOE