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Family Intervention Specialist

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

Job Description:



Company OverviewYouth Villages is a national leader in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans more than 30 years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.If you are looking for a positive career move where you make a difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. Currently, we are hiring for Family Intervention Specialists for our Intercept program. -













Responsibilities









Program OverviewOur 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
  • Drive up to 60-80 miles to meet with families in the home
  • Counselors provide treatment in individual families' homes in a wide array of settings and communitiesAdditional InformationSchedule 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 mileageSalary$54,000- $62,000 / salary based on education and clinical license













    Qualifications








    Family Intervention Specialists must meet the qualified professional standard for North Carolina. Please refer to the requirements below to ensure that your education and experience meet the qualifications. - -Bachelor's Degree Applicants: -Possess a degree in a related field of study (Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy)*-Have two years, post-graduation experience (4,000 hours) with at-risk youth and families. Experience should include clinical case management or therapeutic interventions. -Master's Degree Applicants: -Possess a degree in a related field of study (Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy)*-Have one year (pre- OR post-graduation) of experience (2,000 hours) with at-risk youth and families. Experience should include clinical case management or therapeutic interventions. -Licensed Applicants: -Hold one of the following licenses in the state of North Carolina: LCMHCA, LMFTA, LCSWA, LPA, or LCSASABenefitsMedical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision401(k)2 weeks paid vacation12 paid sick days per year11 paid holidaysPaid Parental LeaveMileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervisionGrowth & development through continuous trainingClinical and administrative advancement opportunitiesYouth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. -Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.



Keywords: Youth Villages, Asheville , Family Intervention Specialist, Other , Asheville, North Carolina

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