Anaya Family Intervention Specialist

Youth Villages in Memphis, TN

  • Type: Full Time
  • $51,990.00 - 74,650.00

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. Our LifeSet Specialists provide their 18-22 year old clients with the knowledge to utilize all available community resources. These counselors are able to help clients become self sufficient by assisting them in locating and learning how to use community resources such as housing, employment and education.

  • This position will carry a combined caseload of Intercept and LifeSet averaging 13-15 total sessions per week
  • Create individual service plans with each client based on their goals in order to transition into adulthood.
  • Hold family sessions with each case up to 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
  • Additional Information

    Schedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.

    Applicants must have a valid drivers license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.

    Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage

    Qualifications

    How can I be considered for the position?

    You can be considered for this position if you meet the following qualifications

    :

    Bachelor's Degree in social services is required.
    Masters degree in social services field is preferred.

    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 working with at-risk youth and/or families in a volunteer, internship, or paid position;

    Clinical experience is strongly preferred.
    Willingness/desire to maintain an untraditional schedule
    Strong writing skills and experience with electronic documentation
    Acceptable driving record- Two or fewer moving violations within the past 36 months

    How will you invest in me?

    One of our core values is that we are committed to our staff. We will help you take your career with us wherever you want it to go.

    Additional Benefits

    Affordable access to medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance plans

    Tuition Reimbursement and Licensure Supervision
    Priority consideration for leadership openings throughout the organization
    Mileage and cell phone reimbursement
    Retirement savings pension plan and a 403(b) and FSA
    Paid time off: Two weeks for vacation

    10 paid holidays

    12 sick days annually


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