• Family Resource Coordinator

    Requisition ID
    2018-3210
    Job Locations
    MS-Biloxi
    Program
    In-Home Services
    Relocation Assistance
    No
    Position Type
    Full-Time/Regular
  • Overview

    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 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.

    Responsibilities

    Position Overview

    • Average caseload:6-8 families averaging 12-15 total hours of face to face contact for the staff per week based on the families’ needs.
    • Available to respond to calls from families who have completed the program but may require additional support
    • Transportation to appointments and activities if family lacks resources
    • Triaging crisis calls and identifying appropriate course of action
    • Interventions to address concrete needs of child and family
    • Case management activities identified by treatment team and family
    • Facilitate child and family team meetings, at minimum monthly and when placement changes occur
    • Transition and discharge planning, including aftercare service plans
    • Accountable for tracking and implementation of goals on the treatment plan related to resource and support needs
    • Linking families to various community supports as needed
    • Follow up on health care needs
    • Medication administration monitoring.

    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

     

    A Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline is required
    Experience with direct casework is preferred

    DMH Certified Community Support Specialist or DMH Provisional Certified Community Support Specialist credential eligibility required
    Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
    Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
    Basic computer knowledge

     

    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

     

    EOE  

     

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