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Title

Intensive In-Home Qualified Professional 

Category Child Mental Health Services  
Description

 

This position provides crisis and case management and individual/family therapy to prevent the need for out of home placement for children with a diagnosed mental health disorder.

 

Essential Job Functions:

· 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

· Arrange, coordinate, and monitor other services on behalf of the individual

· Monitor and manage the presenting psychiatric and/or addiction symptoms

· Provide self help and living skills training for youth;

· Provide mental health treatment for the youth or other family members as directed by the Team Leader

· Provide parenting skills training to help the family build skills for coping with the youth’s disorder

· Work with caregivers in the implementation of home-based behavioral supports

· Provide or arrange crisis management, intensive case management, individual and/or family therapy, substance abuse intervention, skills training, and other rehabilitative supports to prevent the need for an out-of-home, more restrictive services

· Provide, when assigned, “first responder” crisis response on a 24/7/365 basis to recipients

Coordinate and conduct peer review

· Assist in training new employees

· Complete the intensive in-home services training within the first 90 days of employment

· Other duties as assigned

 
Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree in Human Service field with two years post degree experience with population served (at risk youth); or

· Master’s degree in Human Service field with one year post degree experience with population served (at risk youth).

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position Intensive In Home Qualified Professional  
Division Intensive In Home  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location IIH Clinton  
About the Organization Easterseals UCP has been part of the fabric of North Carolina and Virginia for 75 years. We started in counties all over NC and VA filling gaps and addressing the needs of children and adults with disabilities. Our legacy organizations Easterseals NC, United Cerebral Palsy NC, and Easterseals Virginia joined forces as Easterseals UCP to intentionally work side-by-side with more than 20,000 individuals and their families, providing the broad network of services and support they need to achieve better days. Today we are affiliated with both Easterseals, Inc. and United Cerebral Palsy Inc.

Our mission is to create opportunities, promote individual choice, and change the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
SuperVFlg None Specified 

HoursPerWk None Specified 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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