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Family Intervention Specialist

Company: Youth Villages
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

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Who is Youth Villages?

Youth 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 Overview:

The Intercept Intensive In-Home Program is an effective alternative treatment for children and youth who otherwise would be placed in foster care, residential treatment, detention centers, hospitals or other juvenile facilities. Diverting youth from these out of home placements, Intercept family intervention specialists provide guidance and treatment resources for youth and families in their own homes.

Position Overview:
Carry a caseload of 4-6 families
Provide individual therapeutic treatment interventions for assigned caseloads and provide ongoing assessment and review
Meet with families minimum of 3x per week
Conduct on-going assessment of the clients needs from a strength focused, solution based perspective
Provide on-call crisis support to youth and families utilizing a rotating on-call schedule
Collaborate with other community members working toward -the success of the youth; that could be attending court or meeting with teachers
Attend 3 weekly meetings (individual, team, and clinical consultation) for professional development to help enhance clinical skills

Additional Information:
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 mileage
If clinical licensure hours are needed (LPC, LCSW,etc.), this position qualifies for gaining those as you work with young people

$41,000- $48,000 based on education level and clinical license

***This position serves Pulaski County

Qualifications Requirements:
Master's degree in a social services discipline is preferred
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
At least 1 year of related experience in counseling and/or case management is required
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

Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement:
As 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 Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage & Vision
2 weeks paid vacation
12 Paid sick days per year
10 Paid holidays
Partial tuition reimbursement
Paid licensure supervision
Paid Parental Leave
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement

Youth 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, Little Rock , Family Intervention Specialist, Other , Little Rock, Arkansas

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