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Crisis Support Specialist

Company: Youth Villages
Location: Bend
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Company OverviewYouth 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 Program OverviewOur -Crisis Support -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. -Crisis Support -strives to use the least restrictive environment. The Youth Villages' Model 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 crisis response and thorough, strength-based assessment of children and families in crises in the community and hospital environments
  • Provide and coordinate referrals in the community to ensure the client receives care to target high risk mental health needs
  • Provide ongoing treatment and intervention to maintain the families until appropriate services are secured
  • Attend regular staff meetings and trainings scheduled in your regional office
  • Work non-traditional hours -
  • Have flexibility in your schedule
  • Documentation that is on-line / mobile is available to youWhy Youth Villages?Our programs in Oregon offer:
    • Paid licensure supervision for LPC, LCSW, LMFT
    • Opportunity for advancement
    • Collaborative Problem Solving Certification
    • Training opportunities based on your interest / CEU's
    • Tablets issued to community based staff for documentation
    • Open/collaborative work environment
    • Gym membership reimbursement/ discounts
    • Healthy snacks in office/ monthly team recognition -Additional 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 mileage Qualifications RequirementsA Master's degree in a social services discipline is required 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. Experience in a clinical counseling or case management setting 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 scheduleCovid-19 Vaccine RequirementAs of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served.BenefitsMedical, 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, Bend , Crisis Support Specialist, Other , Bend, Oregon

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