Family Support Specialist – Open Until Filled

Position Family Support Specialist – St. Pat’s Tacoma
Employer Catholic Community Services/Catholic Housing Services 
Job Description Program Description:

The Family Behavioral Health System provides an integrated and flexible array of strengths-based therapeutic services and supports to families and children with complex therapeutic needs. Family Behavioral Health Services are delivered primarily in the client’s home or community and are designed to reinforce the strengths of the family to prevent the out-of-home placement of a child or prepare for the return home of a child from out-of-home care. Services focus on empowering the family to effectively use their strengths and abilities to address their needs and challenges with the primary goals of supporting them to become self-sufficient and to strengthen their relationships with community and natural supports that can sustain their long term success.

Position Description:

This position provides one-on-one mental health treatment strategies and services to high-risk children, youth and their families in the family home, therapeutic foster home, and/or community locations (e.g. during crisis in emergency departments, crisis response or behavioral observation and assessment in home and schools, etc.).  In addition, the FSS works with the youth and family to participate in community safety and wellness activities during times of stabilization.  This position requires the skills and abilities to assess safety and risk ‘in-the-moment’ in crisis situations while providing assistance and while accessing additional support as needed.  Mentoring and coaching/implementing behavioral support, treatment and safety/crisis plans in the home and community is a strong component.

The FSS must, at all time, present as a positive and responsible role model to the youth and family, while maintaining appropriate and professional boundaries.  This position requires on-call availability, including 24/7 availability scheduled on a rotating basis.

Essential Functions:

Therapeutic Assessment, Service Implementation and Delivery:

  • Act as a “First Responder”, providing direct crisis response, de-escalation, emergency supervision and redirection of children and youth who may be experiencing behavioral crises in their home, school, and community.
  • Responsible for participating in clinical intake observation and assessment of child/youth with the goal of multi-dimensional assessment in all life areas including home, school and community.  FSS will demonstrate ability to present clinical observations to team as input into the safety and treatment plan.
  • Based on child/youth treatment needs and mental health diagnosis, collaborate with assigned clinician to identify and support consumer access to physical health and substance abuse treatment services available in the community.
  • Participate in clinical decision making for high risk youth, contributing to the development and implementation of an individualized treatment plan that outlines supervision and assessment of current mental health and safety needs.
  • Implement prescribed behavioral strategies and treatment services to high risk children and youth, modeling and teaching social behavior, self-protection skills and awareness, and developmentally appropriate coping and social interaction skills.  Provide skill building support that enhances a youth’s ability to function effectively and safely in the community addressing therapeutic issues such as anger management, alternatives to aggression toward others, frustration tolerance, and socialization.
  • Complete family and behavioral health assessments with youth and parent, including CANS (child adolescent strengths and needs) and SNCD (Strength Need Culture Discovery). Where required, assist clinician in completing the CALOCUS (Child and Adolescent Level of Care Utilization System).
  • As part of a clinical team, assess family need for community resources to ensure safety and recovery oriented treatment. Work with other Medicaid funded providers to introduce youth and family to needed behavioral health and community resources.
  • Analyze and assess home environment. This may include performing safety sweeps in the home or therapeutic foster home for children and youth with suicidal ideation and other high risk safety concerns (as identified in a Mental Health intake or crisis referral).
  • Participate in gathering child and youth intake information and assist in determining medical eligibility for services, demonstrating an understanding of Medicaid requirements and State Access to Care Standards.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of behavioral health services and their role in wellness and recovery by communicating role, responsibility and agency philosophy to assure mutual respect, confidence and trust with the child, family and other stakeholders. *Meet and engage the family communicating compassion, support, respect and enthusiasm for their recovery journey.
  • Accurately complete documentation per required timeframes, to be entered into the FBH Electronic Health Record, Psych Consult.
  • Deliver direct therapeutic services including Evidenced Based and Promising Practices (i.e. Cognitive Behavioral Therapies) that are customized to meet each youth and family’s uniqueness, personality, culture and interest and treatment goals as identified in their Individualized Treatment Plan.
  • Deliver prescribed behavioral health services, working with assigned clinician to evaluate effectiveness of the Treatment Plan and Safety Plan, and recommend changes as needed to ensure the success of the child or youth.

Implementing Services

  • Healthcare Coordination – Work in collaboration with families, primary care physicians and healthcare specialists to support coordination of medical and behavioral health services to children/youth and their caregivers.
  • Utilize Motivational Interviewing techniques to ensure therapeutic intervention maintains a focus on strengths, needs and capacities of child, youth, and their families.
  • Using clinical tools in “Practice Wise” (treatment strategies manual) plan treatment sessions for children and youth identifying evidenced based services to address behavioral health needs and provide those services directly to youth in the home and community.
Qualification
  • Age 21 or older per DSHS requirements.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, human development or related field or Associate degree in social services, mental health or related degree and three years’ experience serving children and/or families (mental health, social services, education, etc.) may substitute for Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Eligible to become an Agency Affiliated Counselor with WA State (HIV/Aids required).
  • Proof of negative TB test within past 12 months.
  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication.
  • Availability to work flexible hours (evenings, nights, weekends).
  • Ability to make visual safety and well-being assessments of family home conditions and crisis situations.
  • Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and automobile insurance.
  • Must have an acceptable driving record per CCS’ driving policy (required to provide current driving abstract).
  • Applicant must successfully pass required background checks prior to an offer of employment.
  • Demonstrate maturity, professionalism and initiative.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.
  • Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in social services, mental health or related degree and one or more years’ experience serving children and/or families (mental health, social services, education, etc.).

Compensation

$21.00-DOE
Days/Hours Full-Time with benefits
Contact Info  http://www.ccsww.org/site/PageServer?pagename=hr_careers
How to Apply Please go to https://careers-ccsww.icims.com/ to submit your resume, cover letter and application for this position.
Position Closes Open until filled

Family Support Specialist – Open Until Filled

Position Family Support Specialist – Northend Tacoma
Employer Catholic Community Services/Catholic Housing Services 
Job Description Program Description:

The Family Behavioral Health System provides an integrated and flexible array of strengths-based therapeutic services and supports to families and children with complex therapeutic needs. Family Behavioral Health Services are delivered primarily in the client’s home or community and are designed to reinforce the strengths of the family to prevent the out-of-home placement of a child or prepare for the return home of a child from out-of-home care. Services focus on empowering the family to effectively use their strengths and abilities to address their needs and challenges with the primary goals of supporting them to become self-sufficient and to strengthen their relationships with community and natural supports that can sustain their long term success.

Position Description:

This position provides one-on-one mental health treatment strategies and services to high-risk children, youth and their families in the family home, therapeutic foster home, and/or community locations (e.g. during crisis in emergency departments, crisis response or behavioral observation and assessment in home and schools, etc.).  In addition, the FSS works with the youth and family to participate in community safety and wellness activities during times of stabilization.  This position requires the skills and abilities to assess safety and risk ‘in-the-moment’ in crisis situations while providing assistance and while accessing additional support as needed.  Mentoring and coaching/implementing behavioral support, treatment and safety/crisis plans in the home and community is a strong component.

The FSS must, at all time, present as a positive and responsible role model to the youth and family, while maintaining appropriate and professional boundaries.  This position requires on-call availability, including 24/7 availability scheduled on a rotating basis.

Essential Functions:

Therapeutic Assessment, Service Implementation and Delivery:

  • Act as a “First Responder”, providing direct crisis response, de-escalation, emergency supervision and redirection of children and youth who may be experiencing behavioral crises in their home, school, and community.
  • Responsible for participating in clinical intake observation and assessment of child/youth with the goal of multi-dimensional assessment in all life areas including home, school and community.  FSS will demonstrate ability to present clinical observations to team as input into the safety and treatment plan.
  • Based on child/youth treatment needs and mental health diagnosis, collaborate with assigned clinician to identify and support consumer access to physical health and substance abuse treatment services available in the community.
  • Participate in clinical decision making for high risk youth, contributing to the development and implementation of an individualized treatment plan that outlines supervision and assessment of current mental health and safety needs.
  • Implement prescribed behavioral strategies and treatment services to high risk children and youth, modeling and teaching social behavior, self-protection skills and awareness, and developmentally appropriate coping and social interaction skills.  Provide skill building support that enhances a youth’s ability to function effectively and safely in the community addressing therapeutic issues such as anger management, alternatives to aggression toward others, frustration tolerance, and socialization.
  • Complete family and behavioral health assessments with youth and parent, including CANS (child adolescent strengths and needs) and SNCD (Strength Need Culture Discovery). Where required, assist clinician in completing the CALOCUS (Child and Adolescent Level of Care Utilization System).
  • As part of a clinical team, assess family need for community resources to ensure safety and recovery oriented treatment. Work with other Medicaid funded providers to introduce youth and family to needed behavioral health and community resources.
  • Analyze and assess home environment. This may include performing safety sweeps in the home or therapeutic foster home for children and youth with suicidal ideation and other high risk safety concerns (as identified in a Mental Health intake or crisis referral).
  • Participate in gathering child and youth intake information and assist in determining medical eligibility for services, demonstrating an understanding of Medicaid requirements and State Access to Care Standards.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of behavioral health services and their role in wellness and recovery by communicating role, responsibility and agency philosophy to assure mutual respect, confidence and trust with the child, family and other stakeholders. *Meet and engage the family communicating compassion, support, respect and enthusiasm for their recovery journey.
  • Accurately complete documentation per required timeframes, to be entered into the FBH Electronic Health Record, Psych Consult.
  • Deliver direct therapeutic services including Evidenced Based and Promising Practices (i.e. Cognitive Behavioral Therapies) that are customized to meet each youth and family’s uniqueness, personality, culture and interest and treatment goals as identified in their Individualized Treatment Plan.
  • Deliver prescribed behavioral health services, working with assigned clinician to evaluate effectiveness of the Treatment Plan and Safety Plan, and recommend changes as needed to ensure the success of the child or youth.

Implementing Services

  • Healthcare Coordination – Work in collaboration with families, primary care physicians and healthcare specialists to support coordination of medical and behavioral health services to children/youth and their caregivers.
  • Utilize Motivational Interviewing techniques to ensure therapeutic intervention maintains a focus on strengths, needs and capacities of child, youth, and their families.
  • Using clinical tools in “Practice Wise” (treatment strategies manual) plan treatment sessions for children and youth identifying evidenced based services to address behavioral health needs and provide those services directly to youth in the home and community.
Qualification
  • Age 21 or older per DSHS requirements.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, human development or related field or Associate degree in social services, mental health or related degree and three years’ experience serving children and/or families (mental health, social services, education, etc.) may substitute for Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Eligible to become an Agency Affiliated Counselor with WA State (HIV/Aids required).
  • Proof of negative TB test within past 12 months.
  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication.
  • Availability to work flexible hours (evenings, nights, weekends).
  • Ability to make visual safety and well-being assessments of family home conditions and crisis situations.
  • Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and automobile insurance.
  • Must have an acceptable driving record per CCS’ driving policy (required to provide current driving abstract).
  • Applicant must successfully pass required background checks prior to an offer of employment.
  • Demonstrate maturity, professionalism and initiative.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.
  • Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in social services, mental health or related degree and one or more years’ experience serving children and/or families (mental health, social services, education, etc.).

Compensation

$21.00-DOE
Days/Hours Full-Time with benefits
Contact Info  http://www.ccsww.org/site/PageServer?pagename=hr_careers
How to Apply Please go to https://careers-ccsww.icims.com/ to submit your resume, cover letter and application for this position.
Position Closes Open until filled

Zip Tour Guide – Closes 7/31/17

San Juan Island Zip Tour

Position Zip Tour Guide
Employer
Job Description Primary Purpose of Position: Provide an exceptional touring experience while facilitating groups through an 8 line Zip Tour on San Juan Island.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Facilitate zip line tours and provide an interactive and enjoyable experience for guests; Be comfortable leading groups ranging in age from children to older adults with all levels of fear and expectation.
• Must be able to effectively and safely handle attaching and detaching of equipment and have a complete understanding of the zipping experience and protocols.
• Create fun and safe work environment. Set the mood for the company by reflecting a positive enthusiastic tone.
• Can physically teach and assist guests from precarious situations including lifting guests and performing first aid.
• Can safely and responsibly provide transportation to and from the tour.
• Must be able to conduct and initiate pleasant and knowledgeable conversation about the island and the tour, and participate fully in the guest’s orientation and equipment setup.
• Take proper care of all equipment.

Work location is in Friday Harbor, Washington
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Multiple Job Postings – Open Until Filled

Position Multiple Job Postings
Employer Eagle Creek
Job Description You have graduated or are about to graduate from college.  You are looking for experience and a place to build your career.  Eagle Creek is hiring for 200 positions.

At Eagle Creek Software Services, we’ll jumpstart your career with the most relevant technologies in the U.S.  We will assist you with your relocation and give you paid training.  After completing the training, you will be part of a team working on the most advanced projects in the industry.  All this is happening at our market leading, U.S. facilities located outside of Fargo, North Dakota

Join the Eagle Creek Team to:

  • Engage with a Fortune 2000 customer
  • Get assigned to a new development or implementation project (not maintenance)
  • Touch our customer’s customer
  • Work at a national or even an international level

 

Qualifications Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in MIS, CS, IS, IT, STEM or other technical fields
  • an understanding of Object Oriented Programming Languages
  • Coursework or experience with Java or .Net
  • Experience in programming
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, team environment
  • Ability to understand business processes and workflow
  • Self-motivated
  • Goal oriented

Training Includes:

  • Agile methodology
  • SQL
  • Business Intelligence tools
  • Database tools
  • Quality Assurance
  • Java and .Net
  • Integration tools
  • Web tools
  • Mobility
  • Oracle and Salesforce CRM

Compensation

See job postings
Days/Hours See job postings
Contact Info Please see individual job postings at https://eaglecrkcareers.silkroad.com/eaglecrkext/EmploymentListings.html
How to Apply Check us out at our career website http://www.eagecrk.com/were-hiring-200-java-and-net-developers or send resume to apply@eaglecrk.com
Position Close Open until Filled

Graphic Designer / Marketing Assistant – Open until Filled

Position Graphic Designer / Marketing Assistant
Employer Trayvak Enterprises
Job Description TRAYVAX Mission: To design for longevity, inspire to action, and give from passion; to drive a greater love of the outdoors to humankind.

Are you an adventurous person who likes to explore, get outside and try new things? We are a Bellingham based manufacturer with an outdoor focus, looking for somebody who is ready to put their skills to the test.

We are an innovative company on the leading edge of technology — 360 video, virtual reality, and new product design to name a few. We need a graphic designer / marketing assistant who can help us with video production and editing, photography, assist marketing in creating content for our website, emails, partners and social media accounts. This position will also assist in packaging design and proofing. You’ll also work directly with vendors to ensure all marketing collateral is proofed and follows brand standards.

If you’re just as passionate about design as you are about the outdoors, this will be a good fit for you!

Qualifications Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Content creation (video, photography and blog content): creates original designs and visual content for social media, email, signage, banners, brochures, flyers and presentations
  • Creates layouts and designs of digital and print ads, brochures, blog posts, and all marketing collateral
  • Updates company website assets and assists with the development of website creative content
  • Assists in editing video and photography
  • Ensures brand consistency across marketing projects
  • Communicates with printers and vendors
  • Oversees proofs and production timelines
  • Works collaboratively in team-oriented environment
  • Organizes marketing department files and folders both on the cloud and locally
  • Provides general marketing support, including performing market research, formatting reports, writing copy, and producing and updating spreadsheets

Desired Skills:

  • Above average working knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Microsoft Office 2003, and Adobe Acrobat CS3 or comparable
  • Knowledge of digital ad design; experience with HTML5 preferred
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Exceptional typography, compositional and layout skills
  • Photography and photo editing skills
  • Videography and video editing skills
  • Good sense of typographic principles, layout composition and color theory
  • Working knowledge of web design concepts
  • Office Skills: Google (Mail, Drive, Calendar), Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent grammar and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, with a solid independent work ethic, and strong interpersonal skills
  • A team player with strong organizational skills
  • Prompt, professional and reliable with a positive attitude
  • Social Media Skills: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest and Flickr (includes drafting posts, scheduling posts, social listening and reporting on social analytics)
  • Associate Degree or higher, bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or Fine Arts, preferred
  • 1-2 years’ prior experience working in a marketing department

Special Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel to local spots for video and photography needs
  • Must be able to work from home when required

Compensation

DOE + benefits
Days/Hours .75 (30 hours per week)
Contact Info Christine Upton, Human Resources   EMAIL:   cristina.u@trayvax.com
How to Apply reply to the site’s link, or email hr@trayvax.com with your resume, and cover letter outlining your interest, qualifications, and desired salary. No phone calls please.
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Seasonal Book Manufacturing – Closes 8/4/17

Position Seasonal Book Manufacturing
Employer Lithtex NW, LLC
Job Description Immediate openings for part time work transitioning to full time work, now through mid- September.

Job Description:
– Spring/ Summer seasonal position.
– Assist in manufacturing of coil bound agenda books.
– No experience necessary, we will train
the right individuals.
– The positions may include some of the following: Inspect work for quality assurance, load and unload punching machines, load and
unload collator, load transfer carts, load and unload Hi- die machines, and spiral bind books.

Hiring begins approx, March 20, Ends approx. September 15

Qualifications Requirements:
– Must be at least 18 years of age.
– Applicant must be able to speak, read, and understand the English language.
– The ability to understand and carry out verbal instructions.
– The ability to work in a team environment.
– Basic math skills.
– Attention to detail.
Physical Requirements:
– The ability to stand on your feet for an entire shift.
– The ability to lift up to 45 lbs.

Compensation

$11.00/hour
Days/Hours 35-45 per week – Hiring begins approx, March 20, Ends approx. September 15
Contact Info Matt Wright, 2000 Kentucky Street, Bellingham, WA 98229   EMAIL:  mattw@lithtexnw.com
How to Apply If interested please e- mail or turn in an application or resume to mattw@lithtexnw.com or attn: Matt Wright at 2000 Kentucky Street, Bellingham, WA, and list the desired position as Seasonal Book Manufacturing
Position Close August 4, 2017

NW Summer Intern-Operations/Production Management 2017 – Closes 4/28/17

Position NW Summer Intern-Operations/Production Management 2017
Employer Bellingham Marine
Job Description INTERN PROGRAM – 2017
Ferndale, Washington

Bellingham Marine Industries, Inc., (“BMI”) is proud to announce our 2017 Intern Program for our Washington office. The goal of our program is to provide a unique opportunity for an engineering, business, or construction/project management student interested in pursuing a career in the precast concrete manufacturing and/or marina construction industry. This position also has the potential for rehire as an intern or offer of a full time position depending on the success of the candidate.

Bellingham Marine – The Largest and Most Experienced Marina Builder in the World.
Nowhere else can you find a company that has more experience than Bellingham Marine. We have built more marinas in more places throughout the world than any other marina construction company or floating dock manufacturer. Nowhere else can you find a company with more technical excellence than Bellingham Marine. Our dock system engineering, site-specific marina design, precision floating dock manufacturing and single-source contracting has led the industry for half a century.

In addition to our marina products, we are a leader in the fabrication of precast and pre-stressed structural concrete components. Many of our products are utilized in roadway projects, piers, and anywhere a structural concrete component is needed. We are a company committed to growth and we are looking for an individual who has the passion and commitment to grow with us.

Position:
Operations Intern
This is a full-time intern (summer/fall) position (40 hours/week) assisting our regional Project Estimating, Construction and Manufacturing Team. The position may include a fair amount of travel up and down the west coast.

Description:
The successful candidate will be assigned to our NW Division Office to assist in project proposals, sales calls, and project management. BMI will provide on-the-job training in marina planning, estimating, production and construction management. Engineering skills will be preferred for interpreting drawings and developing marina designs/layouts.

Other duties will include (with training): performing follow-up calls; making visits to marinas and engineers’ offices; compiling and organizing job costs, scheduling, writing correspondence; maintaining contact entry; and contributing to the overall development of marina projects.
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Family Partner – Open Until Filled

Position Family Partner
Employer Catholic Community Services/Catholic Housing Services 
Job Description Program Description:

The Family Behavioral Health System provides an integrated and flexible array of strengths-based services and supports centered around one predominant belief: Children need their families and families need their children. All services are delivered with the following core values in mind: safety of the child, family and community; flexible and responsive; family driven; normative; family oriented; strengths based; comprehensive and collaborative; unconditional; individualized; and culturally relevant.

Position Description:

Family Partners collaborate, provide peer support and help facilitate services for families receiving Family Behavioral Health services.  They work as a team member with other agency, system and community people.  Family Partners help parents voice their own perspective and assure other team members are able to understand that perspective.  They represent a parent orientation and perspective in all internal and external agency activities.  They build confidence with parents that their family can be successful after services have been completed.

Essential Functions:

  • Communicate role, responsibility and agency philosophy in order to assure mutual respect, confidence and trust with the consumer and other stakeholders.
  • Provide non-judgmental, unconditional support to the consumer.
  • Customize helping approaches to fit the consumer’s uniqueness, personality, culture and interest.
  • Maintain a focus on strengths, needs and creative solutions.
  • Utilize the family’s expertise in problem solving and solution seeking.
  • Work interdependently with others toward common goals.
  • Respond to family’s and children’s needs in a timely fashion.
  • Instill hope for the future by communicating and behaving with confidence and reassurance.
  • Dialogue with referred parents and relate personal experience as a parent that will further assist in building trust with the family.
  • Assess and review the parent’s ability to communicate their own position and preferences.
  • Reach agreement with parents about activities that will contribute to healing and support and assist in communicating that to others.
  • Review and analyze the team plan and make suggestions for improvements/modifications that improve parent participation.
  • Assist the parent in analyzing team progress toward vision and goals and encourage their feedback to the team.

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Air Transportation Specialist – Closes 6/30/17

Position Air Transportation Specialist
Employer Air Force Reserve
Job Description Supports the Department of Defense’s capability to move passengers and air cargo worldwide. Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates, and controls air transportation activities. Determines and justify personnel, equipment, and facilities required to accomplish air transportation functions. Supplements policies, directs personnel, and establishes procedures to process, load, document, and report passengers and cargo transported by air, including paratroops and cargo moved using aerial delivery methods. Inspects airlift activities for compliance and recommends corrective action. Conducts personnel and equipment management surveys, and provides technical assistance as required. Enforces safety, quality control, and security measures.

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Clinician I- Bachelor’s Level (Olympia) – Open Until Filled

Position Clinician I- Bachelor’s Level (Olympia)
Employer Catholic Community Services/Catholic Housing Services 
Job Description Program Description:

The Family Behavioral Health System provides an integrated and flexible array of strengths-based therapeutic services and supports to families and children with complex therapeutic needs. Family Behavioral Health Services are delivered primarily in the client’s home or community and are designed to reinforce the strengths of the family to prevent the out-of-home placement of a child or prepare for the return home of a child from out-of-home care. Services focus on empowering the family to effectively use their strengths and abilities to address their needs and challenges with the primary goals of supporting them to become self-sufficient and to strengthen their relationships with community and natural supports that can sustain their long term success.

Position Description:

This is a professional position providing innovative therapeutic services to children, youth and families in their homes and other community locations. Our creative and effective mental health service interventions include crisis intervention and extended stabilization support as well as long-term, team-based services. Emphasis is on achieving incredible outcomes with children, youth, and families by actively partnering with them along with their natural and community services and supports to achieve long term safety and stability in our neighborhoods and communities. Position is Full-time with extensive benefits. Schedules are flexible to accommodate client family schedules. Hours may include evenings and weekends.

Essential Functions: 

  • Meet and engage the family communicating compassion, support, respect and enthusiasm for them and your role as a helper.
  • Provide and/or arrange necessary crisis response and stabilization services, completing and communicating the safety/crisis plan with family and others.
  • Prepare the family for next steps in the intervention (e.g., team development, planning process, natural supports, etc.).
  • Customize helping approaches to fit the family’s uniqueness, personality, culture and interest.
  • Provide intensive and strength based therapeutic mental health services and supports to children, youth and families in the community including: assessing for immediate safety and stabilization needs, treatment plan development, safety and crisis planning, child and family team meeting facilitation, on-going assessment and evaluation of current treatment planning strategies, goals, and outcomes
  • Brainstorm and negotiate strategies that build on child and family strengths.
  • Consult with clinical supervisor, mental health specialists and others as needed and incorporate recommendations.
  • Meet productivity and documentation standards using collaborative problem solving strategies to ensure complete, accurate and strength based documentation for all children/youth and families
  • Respond to crises in a prompt, effective and collaborative manner.
  • Provide and/or facilitate the provision of a range of therapeutic responses that support the overall plan (including individual and family therapies).
  • Utilize parent/family expertise in problem solving around specific needs.
  • Modify and adjust individual intervention techniques for each situation without changing the direction of the plan.
  • Facilitate placement into foster care, as needed, while ensuring necessary paperwork is completed and notifications made.
  • Facilitate others, including a team, to implement the plan from beginning.
  • Reevaluate, modify, and redesign plan based on new information.
  • Inspire confidence in the child, family and other team members about their strengths and ability to transition successfully.
  • Arrange and negotiate a process for ongoing formal and informal services and supports.
  • Create and practice a plan for aftercare supports and response post CCS involvement.

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