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Family Intervention Specialist

Youth Villages

This is a Contract position in Lewes, DE posted August 24, 2021.

Watch now to learn more about Intercept 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.

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 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 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 Qualifications for Family Intervention Specialists It is Youth Villages’ policy to hire only counselors that meet the Qualified Professional standard in the state of North Carolina.

Please refer to the requirements below to ensure that your education and experience qualify you for the position to which you are applying.

Master’s Degree Applicants: Must possess degree at time of application Degree must be in a related field of study (refer to list below) Must have one year, pre
– OR post-graduation, full-time experience (2,000 hours) with designated population (refer to list below) Bachelor’s Degree Applicants: Must possess degree at time of application Degree must be in a related field of study (refer to list below) Must have two years, pre
– OR post-graduation, full-time experience (4,000 hours) with designated population (refer to list below) Licensed Applicants: Must hold one of the following licenses in the state of North Carolina: LCMHCA, LMFTA, LCSWA, LPA, or LCSASA Degrees Accepted: Social Work Counseling Psychology Marriage and Family Therapy Exceptions may be made for other degrees in a behavioral science that includes a minimum of 30 semester hours in human development, human behavior, child development, family intervention technique, diagnostic measures, or therapeutic techniques.

Experience Accepted: Experience must be with at-risk youth, i.e., youth with one or more of the following behaviors: Truancy, Alcohol/Substance Abuse, Homicidal/Suicidal Ideations, Problem Sexual Behavior, Verbal/Physical Aggression, Runaway, Antisocial Behaviors Experience should include clinical case management or practice of therapeutic interventions Other Skills Required: Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills Exceptional time-management skills Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously Strong organizational skills and attention to detail Experience doing family therapy or providing MST services is a plus 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 401(k) 2 weeks paid vacation 12 paid sick days per year 10 paid holidays Paid Parental Leave Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable) Youth 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.

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