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In-Home Counselor/Social Worker

Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Full-time

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.

Areas of Responsibility: 

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 is responsible for providing intensive home-based services to families.

 

Position Overview

  • Carry small caseload of 4-5 families

  • Hold family sessions with each family 3 times a week scheduled at the convenience of the families

  • Weekly supervision meetings

  • 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

  • Specialists provide interventions in families' homes in a wide array of settings and communities

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

 

Salary

$41,000- $48,000 based on education level and clinical license

Skills/Experience: 

Qualifications

Requirements

A Bachelor's degree in social services discipline with experience working with at-risk youth, adults, or families is required.
A Master's degree in a social services discipline 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.
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

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.

Compensation/Benefits: 

Additional Benefits

Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
403 (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.

How to Apply: 

Organization Info

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jul 29 2021
Active Until: 
Aug 28 2021
Hiring Organization: 
Youth Villages
industry: 
Nonprofit