• Bilingual Family Intervention Specialist **Now Offering Hiring Incentives**

    Requisition ID
    2018-2399
    Job Locations
    OR-Portland
    Program
    In-Home Services
    Relocation Assistance
    Yes
    Position Type
    Full-Time/Regular
  • Overview

    **Ask about our $6,000 sign-on/retention payment & $3,000 relocation assistance package**

     

    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 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services. 

     

    Estas buscando trabajo en el area de salud mental? Youth Villages esta contratando consejeros bilingues en Ingles y Español para trabajar con niños y familias en necesidad. Las sessiones familiares seran conducidas en español pero la documentacion y supervision de los casos sera en ingles. Tu puedes ayudar a hacer la diferencia!

    Responsibilities

    Can I see myself here?


    We have found that our staff succeed at Youth Villages when they:

    • Are passionate about social services and dedicated to helping at-risk youth and families
    • Value feedback and accountability
    • Value the collaboration that comes from working on a team and thrive working on their own
    • Enjoy variety in their schedule and not sitting behind a desk all day
    • Are results and detailed oriented
    • Have a sense of humor and find creative ways to implement ideas
    • Value a strength-based treatment approach
    • Can change priorities quickly
    • Are looking for more than just a job

     

    Why Youth Villages?


    Our programs in Oregon offer:

    • Paid licensure supervision for LPC, LCSW, LMFT
    • Opportunity for advancement
    • Collaborative Problem Solving Certification
    • Training opportunities based on your interest / CEU’s
    • Tablets issued to community based staff for documentation
    • Open/collaborative work environment
    • Gym membership reimbursement/ discounts
    • Healthy snacks in office/ monthly team recognition   

     

    How will I make a difference?

    • Family Intervention Specialists will work with both biological and adoptive families.
    • Many of the youth on your caseload will be foster children or former foster children in pre-adoptive or post adoptive homes who are experiencing stress in their placement.
    • Providing in-home counseling services for at-risk youth and families
    • Managing a small case load of four to six families to provide quality counseling
    • Meeting with youth and families three times weekly to address each family’s needs
    • Providing after hours support to youth and families through on-call rotations
    • Collaborating with youth, family, teachers, and other community members working towards the success of the youth; that could be attending court or meeting with teachers; it depends on what your families’ needs are in any given week
    • Providing a strengths-based approach utilizing counseling and social work skills
    • Attend three 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

    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.
    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.
    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

    Paid Parental Leave
    Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

     

    EOE

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