Primary Responsibilities include:
· Direct counseling to residents using trauma-sensitive and strength-based treatment.
· Complete required paperwork including comprehensive Medicaid billable notes, case notes, treatment plans, logs, CAIRS, NIMIRS, incident reporting and Justice Center Reports.
· Follow treatment plan for each resident
· Works in accordance with the Behavioral Management Plan for each resident and their families.
· Provides psycho education to families on mental health
· Complete required paperwork including comprehensive Medicaid billable, case notes,
· Assist the Residential Supervisor, and the Program Director with residents following program guidelines.
· Implement and develop group curriculum.
· Responsible for the orientation of new residents.
· Responsible for screening, intakes, enrollment, and treatment planning of residents.
· Meet with the Program Director on a regular basis to discuss overall program effectiveness and progress.
· Lead monthly treatment team meetings and ensure expectations meetings are held regularly.
· Provide counseling and crisis intervention to all residents
· Ensure all required documentation for a complete case record
· Ensure eligibility and subsequent payment from SSI, Medicaid, and other third-party funding sources
· Coordinate discharge planning activities
· Attend SPOA meetings
· Maintain frequent contact with the children's families and guardians; arrange visits with families and/or siblings; provide services to the child and family and prepare the family for reunification
· On call for emergencies.
· Additional tasks as requested
Qualifications and Requirements include:
· Masters required. Licensure strongly preferred.
· Two years relevant experience with population. Residential services experience strongly preferred.
· Minimum of one-year supervisory experience required.
· Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
· Valid NYS driver's license with a safe and responsible driving history and a vehicle that is properly registered and insured in accordance with NYS DMV regulations. Ability to drive the agency van.
· Full-time, 35 hours per week. Some night and weekend hours maybe required
· Medical, dental, life, supplemental life, STD/LTD insurance, and employer contributed pension (403(b)).
· Accessibility to other voluntary benefits such as TDA, flexible spending account, AFLAC cancer care, personal accident and supplemental dental insurance.
· 20 vacation days, 12 sick days, 4 personal days, 11 holidays and 2 floating holidays per year.
Family and Children's Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran