Clinical Care Liaison

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Location
Madison, Indiana
Posted
Apr 08, 2021
Closes
May 08, 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors

Overview

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 will work closely with the Family Intervention Specialist while also providing support to the youth and family.

Position Overview

  • Work in collaboration with the school

  • Attend school meetings and identify educational resources

  • Assist parents in identifying appropriate aftercare

  • Obtain appropriate release of authorization for past hospital/mental health records

  • Monitoring medications administration

  • Linking parents and/or siblings with community health services

  • Find prosocials and visit potential prosocials with client/family

  • Help identify community service options when ordered by courts

  • Work with local DCS and/or probation personnel to follow up on CPS reports filed, providing updates, build engagement and alignment with key players

  • Assign parents with DCS permanency plan for maintaining custody

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule

  • Must have reliable transportation

 

Additional Information

Schedule is non-traditional, but flexible and based around clients’ availability. Since counselors are heavily involved with each family, long hours may be required.
Counselors must have their own vehicle to use for work purposes as well as have liability insurance. Counselors are reimbursed for mileage.

Qualifications

Requirements

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, 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 schedule

Must have 6 months of Youth Villages experience 

 

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.