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Youth Villages Crisis Response Counselor

Company: Youth Villages
Location: Memphis
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewProvide mobile crisis response and thorough, strength-based assessment of children and families in crises in their natural environments. Utilize crisis respite homes when appropriate Provide ongoing treatment and intervention to maintain the families until appropriate services are secured Working non-traditional hours 24 hour availability Having flexibility in your schedule Working well with others in a highly supervised atmosphere Documentation that is on-line/ web-based and available to you from home Collaborate with adult crisis teams and community consumers Counselors may serve a 60+ mile radius from the officeCounselors may be required to attend meetings on their days offAdditional InformationSchedules vary and will be discussed in greater detail during the interview processYouth Villages' SCS teams are based out of the following cities: Memphis, Paris, Dyersburg, Jackson, Nashville, Columbia, Cookeville, Clarksville, Dickson, Chattanooga, Morristown and Knoxville. Schedule 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$41000- $48000 / year based on education level and clinical license Qualifications RequirementsA mental health or clinical master's degree is required.Candidates may be considered if within 6 months of graduating with a mental health or clinical master's degreeLicensure is preferred (LMSW, LCSW, LPC, LMFT).One year of relevant experience is preferredExcellent written, verbal, and oral skillsAbility to manage multiple priorities simultaneouslyBasic computer knowledgeAbility to maintain a flexible scheduleCounselors must have their own vehicle to use for work purposes as well as have liability insuranceAcceptable driving record - Three or fewer moving violations within the past 36 monthsCovid-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.BenefitsMedical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision401(k)2 weeks paid vacation12 paid sick days per year11 paid holidaysPaid Parental LeaveMileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervisionGrowth & development through continuous trainingClinical and administrative advancement opportunitiesYouth 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.

Keywords: Youth Villages, Memphis , Youth Villages Crisis Response Counselor, Other , Memphis, Tennessee

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