Family Intervention Specialist

Company Name:
Youth Villages
Program Overview Our 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 Overview Carry small caseload of 4-6 families Hold family sessions with each family 3 times a week scheduled at the convenience of the families 3 supervision meetings a week
Web-based documentation (voice recognition technology in most locations)
Provide on-call availability to families during the week, one weekend each month Drive up to 60-80 miles to meet with families in the home Counselors provide treatment in individual families' homes in a wide array of settings and communities
Additional Information Schedule is non-traditional, but flexible and based around clients? availability. Since counselors are heavily involved with each family, long hours may be required. Counselors must have their own vehicle to use for work purposes as well as have liability insurance. Counselors are reimbursed for mileage.


Requirements
A Master's degree in a social
services
discipline is preferred
A Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline is required
Degrees 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 setting
Strong 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 schedule


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