Primary Service Coordinator
Youth Villages - Jackson, MS

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Company Overview

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.
Program Overview

The Mississippi Division of Medicaid developed the MYPAC program to provide help to troubled children and their families where they need it most – at home. Youth are referred due to mental health diagnosis and the family's inability to maintain the child successfully in the home.
Position Overview

Carry a caseload of 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.

Counselors must have their own vehicle to use for work purposes as well as have liability insurance. Counselors are reimbursed for mileage.

Requirements

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.
Additional Benefits

Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision

Retirement Savings Pension Plan

403 (b)

2 weeks paid vacation

12 paid sick days per year

9 paid holidays

Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement
EOE

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Youth Villages has spent 25 years pioneering an approach that is measurably better for children and their families and provides a remarkably...