This is a Fulltime position.
Bachelor’s degree (Qualified Professional status highly preferred) requirements - must have a minimum of one (1) year documented clinical mental health work experience with population (at risk children and families). Applicants with previous experience with Intensive In-Home and/or Multi-systemic Therapy encouraged to apply. Bachelors degree in Human Service field with two years, post degree experience with population served (at risk youth) preferred or Masters Degree in a Human Services field with one year post degree experience with population served (at risk youth).
Must deliver services in various environments, such as homes, schools, detention centers and jails (state funds only), homeless shelters, street locations, etc.; diffuse crises, evaluate nature of crises, and intervene to reduce the likelihood of a recurrence; ensure linkage to needed community services and resources; arrange, coordinate, and monitor other services on behalf of the individual; monitor and manage the presenting psychiatric and/or addiction symptoms; provide self-help and living skills training for youth; provide mental health treatment for the youth or other family members as directed by the Team Leader; provide parenting skills training to help the family build skills for coping with the youth’s disorder; work with caregivers in the implementation of home-based behavioral supports
This service is a time-limited intensive family preservation intervention intended to stabilize the living arrangement, promote reunification or prevent the utilization of out-of-home therapeutic resources (i.e., psychiatric hospital, therapeutic foster care, residential treatment facility) for the identified youth through the age of 18. This service is delivered primarily to children in their family’s home. All treatment must be directed toward the eligible recipient of in-home services. This intervention uses a team approach designed to address the identified needs of children and adolescents who are transitioning from out of home placements or are at risk of out-of-home placement and need intensive interventions to remain stable in the community. Team to family ratio shall not exceed one to eight (1 to 8) for each three-person team. This population has access to a variety of interventions twenty four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days per week by staff that will maintain contact and intervene as one (1) organizational unit.
Thomas Stallings; Fax: 919-865-8861 or firstname.lastname@example.org