This service is a time-limited intensive family preservation intervention intended to stabilize the living arrangement, promote reunification or prevent the utilization of out-of-home therapeutic resources (i.e., psychiatric hospital, therapeutic foster care, residential treatment facility) for the identified youth through the age of 18. This service is delivered primarily to children in their family's home. All treatment must be directed toward the eligible recipient of in-home services. This intervention uses a team approach designed to address the identified needs of children and adolescents who are transitioning from out of home placements or are at risk of out-of-home placement and need intensive interventions to remain stable in the community. Team to family ratio shall not exceed one to eight (1 to 8) for each three-person team. This population has access to a variety of interventions twenty four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days per week by staff that will maintain contact and intervene as one (1) organizational unit.
Must deliver services in various environments, such as homes, schools, detention centers and jails (state funds only), homeless shelters, street locations, etc; responsible for coordinating the initial assessment and developing the youth's Person Centered Plan (PCP); diffuse crises, evaluate nature of crises, and intervene to reduce the likelihood of a recurrence; ensure linkage to needed community services and resources; provide self help and living skills training for youth; provide or coordinate (with another licensed professional) treatment for the youth or other family members; provide parenting skills training to help the family build skills for coping with the youth's disorder; provide or arrange crisis management, case management, individual and/or family therapy, skills training, and other rehabilitative supports to prevent the need for an out-of-home, more restrictive services; provide 'first responder' crisis response on a 24/7/365 basis to recipients; provide supervision to associate professionals and/or qualified professional team members; review staff service notes and ensure timeliness.
Must have a Masters degree in a Human Service field
Must be either a licensed or board eligible/provisional licensed professional (LPC, LPA, LMFT, or LCSW);
Must have a minimum of one (1) year documented experience with population.
Applicants with previous experience with Intensive In-Home encouraged to apply. Applicants with experience with Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT) highly encouraged to apply.
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