• Crisis Response Counselor- Submitted Candidates

    Requisition ID
    2018-2559
    Job Locations
    TN-Paris
    Program
    Specialized Crisis Services
    Relocation Assistance
    Yes
    Position Type
    Full-Time/Regular
  • Overview

    **Ask about our $3,000 sign-on/retention payment**


     


    **Applicants can live anywhere within the Paris, Dyersburg, or Jackson region**


     


     


    Company Overview


     


    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 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 Specialized Crisis Services program serves children and adolescents under the age of 18 who are experiencing a crisis- suicidal, homicidal, physical aggression, or psychosis. The program specializes in working with the client, family, and other systemic key participants to assess the risks versus the protective factors to keep the client and others safe.  Specialized Crisis Services strives to use the least restrictive environment. The Youth Villages’ SCS Program uses a systematic treatment model where interventions are parent focused bringing change through the family, school, community, and peer groups; training staff intensively in conducting assessment, crisis management, in-home treatment, and respite care.


     


    Position Overview




    • Provide mobile crisis response and thorough, strength-based assessment of  children and families in crises in their natural environments.



    • Utilize crisis respite homes when appropriate



    • Provide ongoing treatment and intervention to maintain the families until appropriate services are secured



    • Working non-traditional hours



    • 24 hour availability



    • Having flexibility in your schedule



    • Working well with others in a highly supervised atmosphere



    • Documentation that is on-line/ web-based and available to you from home



    • Collaborate with adult crisis teams and community consumers



    • Counselors may serve a 60+ mile radius from the office



    • Counselors may be required to attend meetings on their days off



    Additional Information


     


    Schedules vary and will be discussed in greater detail during the interview process


    Applicants can live anywhere within the Paris, Dyersburg, or Jackson region


    Rural West Counties Served:  Lake, Obion, Weakley, Henry, Dyer, Gibson, Carroll, Benton, Lauderdale, Crockett, Haywood, Madison, Henderson, Decatur, Hardeman, Chester, McNairy, and Hardin


     


     
    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



    A Master's degree in a social services discipline is required
    Applicants who are within 6 months of completing their Master's degree  with 2 years of clinical experience with youth may be considered
    Degrees that can be considered include: social work, counseling, psychology, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications.
    One year of clinical experience counseling with youth
    Applicants who are provisionally licensed or working towards licensure are strongly preferred
    Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
    Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
    Basic computer knowledge
    Ability to maintain a flexible schedule
    Counselors must have their own vehicle to use for work purposes as well as have liability insurance


     


    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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