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In-Home Counselor/Social Worker

Job Description:

Program Overview The Intercept Intensive In-Home 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 placements, Intercept family intervention specialists provide guidance and treatment resources for youth and families in their own homes. Position Overview 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 Provide on-call crisis support to youth and families utilizing a rotating on-call schedule Collaborate with other community members working toward the success of the youth; that could be attending court or meeting with teachers Attend 3 weekly meetings (individual, team, and clinical consultation) for professional development to help enhance clinical skills Additional Information 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

Skills Needed:

Master's degree in a social services discipline is preferred Bachelor's degree in a 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 1 year of related experience in counseling and/or case management is required Strong 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 schedule

Experience Requirements:

At least 1 year of related experience in counseling and/or case management is required

Job Details:

Employment Type: Full Time
Worksite: Onsite and Remotely
Industry: Other
Posted: 2024-04-29 18:53:40
Expires: 2024-05-26

Employer Details:

Employer: Youth Villages
Location: Fort Smith Arkansas various zip codes, US
Please Contact: Becca Tillman
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