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Bilingual (Spanish) Family Intervention Specialist

Company: Youth Villages
Location: West Springfield
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

*** Ask about our $6,000 sign-on payment! ***Watch now to learn more about Intercept!Company OverviewYouth 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. -Estas buscando trabajo en el area de salud mental? Youth Villages esta contratando consejeros bilingues en Ingles y Espa--ol para trabajar con ni--os y familias en necesidad. Las sessiones familiares seran conducidas en espa--ol pero la documentacion y supervision de los casos sera en ingles. Tu puedes ayudar a hacer la diferencia! 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 in their homes
  • Crisis on call rotation for the program
  • 3 supervision meetings a week
  • Web-based documentation (voice recognition technology in most locations)
  • 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 $52000 - $67000 / year based on education and clinical license Qualifications RequirementsCounselors must be fluent in English and Spanish; both written and verbalA Master's degree in a social services discipline is preferred; a Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline is required.Degrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications. One year of experience working with individuals or families in need of crisis interventionStrong 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 Requirement As 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.Additional 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, Springfield , Bilingual (Spanish) Family Intervention Specialist, Other , West Springfield, Massachusetts

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