Family Intervention Specialist
What 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.
The intercept intensive in-home services 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 placement, Intercept family intervention specialists provide guidance and treatment resources for youth and families in their own homes.
- 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
- Specialists collaborate with other providers, case workers, and courts to formulate a collaborative treatment plan
- Provide on-call crisis support to the client M-F 24 hrs./day, -On-call weekend rotations
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
Master’s degree in a social services discipline is preferred Bachelor’s degree in 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 6 months of mental health experience is preferred.
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 & Vision
- Retirement Savings Pension Plan
- 2 weeks paid vacation
- 12 Paid sick days per year
- 10 Paid holidays
- Paid Parental Leave
- Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement
Are you ready to make difference?
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**Ask about our $6,000 sign-on/retention payment and $4,000 relocation assistance**