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In-Home Counselor/Social Worker - Jeffersonville, IN

Company: Youth Villages
Location: Lansing
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

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.

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 services to families.

Position Overview



  • Carry small caseload of 4-5 families


  • Hold family sessions with each family 3 times a week scheduled at the convenience of the families


  • Weekly supervision meetings


  • Web-based documentation (voice recognition technology in most locations)


  • Provide on-call availability to families during the week, one weekend each month


  • Drive up to 60-80 miles to meet with families in the home


  • Specialists provide interventions in families' homes in a wide array of settings and communities


    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
    Salary

    $46000 - $53000 / year based on education and clinical license




    Qualifications



    Requirements

    A Bachelor's degree in social services discipline with experience working with at-risk youth, adults, or families is required. A Master's degree in a social services discipline is preferred. 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. 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

    Benefits

    Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision 401(k) 2 weeks paid vacation 12 paid sick days per year 11 paid holidays
    Paid Parental Leave Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)
    Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervision
    Growth & development through continuous training
    Clinical and administrative advancement opportunities

Keywords: Youth Villages, Lansing , In-Home Counselor/Social Worker - Jeffersonville, IN, Healthcare , Lansing, Michigan

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