Company: Youth Villages
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Company OverviewYouth Villages has been a national leader in the
adoption and 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 30+ 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. Responsibilities Program OverviewOur Transitional
Living Specialists provide their 18-22 year old clients with the
knowledge to utilize all available community resources.These
counselors are able to help clients become self sufficient by
assisting them in locating and learning how to use community
resources such as housing, employment and education.Position
- Carry a maximum caseload of 9-10 young adults
- Meet with the young adult a minimum of one time per week,
increasing and decreasing as directed by the Clinical Supervisor on
the basis of clinical need.
- Provide on call crisis support to the client 24 hours a day 7
days a week (alternating on-call duties).
- Provide accurate and complete information to Clinical
Supervisor in a timely manner in the event of a crisis
- Implement suggestions of interventions provided by supervisor
and/or consultant in a timely manner to be reflected in the next
treatment plan cycle.
- Participate weekly in all supervision exercises to ensure the
appropriate conceptualization and implementation of treatment.
- Provide all therapeutic services in accordance with Youth
Villages' Mission and Values and LifeSet Model Principles.
- Conduct on-going assessment of the young adult's needs from a
strength focused, solution-based perspective.
- Engage and align with the young adult and their support system
to elicit full participation in treatment.Additional
InformationSchedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around
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 will be
reimbursed for applicable mileageSalary$41,000-$48,000 based on
education level and clinical license Qualifications RequirementsA
Master's degree in a social services discipline is strongly
preferred. Bachelor's in a social services discipline is required.
-One year of related experience in counseling and/or case
management is requiredStrong organizational skills and attention to
detail Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills Ability to manage
multiple priorities simultaneously Basic computer knowledge Ability
to maintain a flexible scheduleCovid-19 Vaccine RequirementAs of
October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine
for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or
religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure
the safety of all employees and youth and families
served.Experience 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 Plan401(k)2
weeks paid vacation12 paid sick days per year11 paid holidaysPaid
Parental LeaveMileage & Cell Phone ReimbursementYouth Villages is
an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment
opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and
prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard
to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability
status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic
protected by federal, state or local laws. -Youth Villages is
committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in
the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults.
We know that children, families and young people of color can face
inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our
employees to build the skills they need to work with the
communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from
different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to
racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity,
and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in
the work that we do each day.
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