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 20 years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.Â
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.
The Mississippi Division of Medicaid developed the MYPAC program to provide help to troubled children and their families where they need it most â€“ at home. Youth are referred due to mental health diagnosis and the family's inability to maintain the child successfully in the home.
Carry a caseload ofÂ 6-8 youth/families and provide care coordination services
Facilitate wraparound meetings
Collaborate with the family and key players in the development of the Individual Service Plan
Develop and update as needed the ICMP (Individualized Crisis Management Plan)
On Call to provide crisis support 24/7
Triage crisis calls to determine the appropriate assistance
Complete Care Coordination activities as identified in the wraparound meetings
Provide transportation to appointments and activities if the family lacks resources
Monitor medication administration Additional Information
Schedule is non-traditional, but flexible and based around clients' availability. Since counselors are heavily involved with each family, long hours can be required.
CounselorsÂ must haveÂ their own vehicle to use for work purposes as well as have liability insurance. Counselors are reimbursed for mileage.
A Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline is required
One year of counseling or case management experience
Certified as DMH case manager or eligible for certification
Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Basic computer knowledge
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule
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.
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
Retirement Savings Pension Plan
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
9 paid holidays
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement
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