Company: Youth Villages
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Ask about our $6,000 sign-on payment!Company OverviewYouth
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 OverviewOur LifeSet Transitional Living
Specialists provide their 16-22 year old clients with the knowledge
to utilize all available community resources. These counselors are
able to help clients become self-sufficient by assisting them in
locating and learning how to use community resources such as
housing, employment and education.In addition to providing LifeSet
transitional living services to young adults, our specialists may
also provide case management services to Extension of Foster Care
(EFC) youth. - Extension of Foster Care provides an opportunity for
a young adult to remain in foster care up to age 21 and receive
resources and support to ensure better outcomes. - EFC services
include case management, placement support, and judicial oversight.
- Position Overview
- Carry an average caseload of 9-12 youth including LifeSet
(weekly sessions) and EFC (monthly sessions); frequency of sessions
may increase or decrease as directed by the Clinical Supervisor on
the basis of clinical need.
- Provide on call crisis support to LifeSet clients 24 hours a
day 7 days a week (alternating on-call duties with other
- Provide accurate and complete information to Clinical
Supervisor in a timely manner in the event of a crisis
- Implement suggestions of interventions provided by supervisor
and/or consultant in a timely manner to be reflected in the next
treatment plan cycle.
- Participate weekly in all supervision exercises to ensure the
appropriate conceptualization and implementation of treatment.
- Provide all therapeutic services in accordance with Youth
Villages' Mission and Values and LifeSet Model Principles.
- Conduct on-going assessment of the young adult's needs from a
strength focused, solution-based perspective.
- Engage and align with the young adult and their support system
to elicit full participation in treatment.
- Attend court hearings and foster care review boards with EFC
young adultsAdditional InformationSchedule 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.Salary$41000 - $48000 / year -based on education and
clinical license Qualifications RequirementsA Master's degree in a
social services discipline is strongly preferredA Bachelor's degree
in a social services discipline is requiredDegrees 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.One
year of related experience in counseling and/or case management is
requiredStrong 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 scheduleCOVID-19 Vaccine RequirementAs 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 BenefitsMedical, Dental, Prescription
Drug Coverage and VisionRetirement Savings Pension Plan401(k)2
weeks paid vacation12 paid sick days per year10 paid holidaysPaid
Parental LeaveMileage & Cell Phone ReimbursementYouth 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.
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