Youth Villages In Home Therapist in Biloxi, Mississippi

Overview

Company Overview

Youth 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

Position Overview

Future Opportunity Position

  • Averaging 12-15 total hours of face to face contact for the staff per week based on the families’ needs.

  • 24 hour on call Monday-Friday with rotating responsibility on weekends

  • Conduct In-Home Therapy

  • Conduct Individual Therapy (will maintain weekly family contact if only doing individual therapy or as often as requested by case manager and/or family)

  • Conduct Family/Marital Therapy as family driven

  • Crisis Response as indicated when a mental health or behavioral health crisis arises

  • Develop and implement treatment plans – weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly based on frequency of modalities

  • Conduct initial in-home assessment (psychosocial), CAFAS, and clinical research assessment

  • Attend CFT M meetings with MDCPS to report on case updates in working with families

  • Attend group supervision as indicated to update Case Manager on crises or intense, frequent interventions

  • Complete documentation and paperwork upon admission and annually

  • Actively train in an EBP or competent/certified in an EBP

Additional Information

Schedule 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

Requirements

Masters degree in counseling or related field Experience with Substance Abuse Counseling Preferred Experience working with children and families preferred Experience with Direct Casework is preferred License, DMH Certified Mental Health Therapist credential, or DMH Provisional Certified Mental Health Therapist credential eligibility required (if no professional licensure, must be practicing under an individual with professional licensure in MS) Car insurance coverage requirements of 300,000 bodily; 100,000; 50,000 property

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 403 (b) 2 weeks paid vacation 12 paid sick days per year 10 paid holidays Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement

EOE

Requisition ID: 2018-2388

Job Locations: MS-Biloxi

Program: In-Home Services

Relocation Assistance: No

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular