• Bilingual Family Intervention Specialist

    Requisition ID
    2018-2094
    Job Locations
    GA-Atlanta
    Program
    In-Home Services
    Relocation Assistance
    No
    Position Type
    Full-Time/Regular
  • Overview

    Company Overview
    Youth Villages has been a national leader in the 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. 

     

    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 Overview
    Our Intercept program serves a broad population of youth, including those involved with multiple child-serving systems and those at high risk of removal from their families.  The program specializes in diverting youth from out of home placements by helping their families safely maintain youth in their home environment. This position is responsible for providing intensive home-based therapy to families.

     

    Position Overview
    Carry small caseload of 4-6 families
    Hold family sessions with each family 3 times a week scheduled at the convenience of the families
    3 supervision meetings a week
    Web-based documentation (voice recognition technology in most locations)
    Provide on-call availability to families during the week, one weekend each month
    Counselors provide treatment in individual families' homes in a wide array of settings and communities

     

    Additional Information
    Schedule is non-traditional, but flexible and based around clients’ availability. Since counselors are heavily involved with each family, long hours may be required.
    Counselors must have their own vehicle to use for work purposes as well as have liability insurance. Counselors are reimbursed for mileage.

    Qualifications

    Requirements
    Counselors must be fluent in English and Spanish; both written and verbal
    A Master's degree in a social services discipline is required; must be eligible for clinical licensure
    Degrees that can be considered include: social work, 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 experience working with individuals or families in need of crisis intervention
    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 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
    10 paid holidays
    Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

    EOE

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