PRN Crisis Response Counselor
Company: Youth Villages
Posted on: May 28, 2023
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.
Program OverviewOur Specialized Crisis Services 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. - Specialized Crisis Services strives to use the least restrictive environment. The Youth Villages' SCS Program 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
RequirementsA minimum of a bachelor's degree in either Social Work or Psychology with relevant experience is requiredA mental health or clinical master's degree is preferred.Other social service BA degrees may be considered if within 6 months of graduating with a mental health or clinical master's degreeLicensure is preferred (LMSW, LCSW, LPC, LMFT).One year of relevant experience is preferredExcellent written, verbal, and oral skillsAbility to manage multiple priorities simultaneouslyBasic computer knowledgeAbility to maintain a flexible scheduleCounselors must have their own vehicle to use for work purposes as well as have liability insuranceMileage ReimbursementAcceptable driving record - Three or fewer moving violations within the past 36 monthsYouth 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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