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Therapeutic Training and Support Worker - Bilingual English/Spanish

Eliot Community Human Services Holyoke, MA
  • Posted: September 06, 2019
  • Full-Time

Description

Eliot's Wraparound Services is currently seeking a Bachelor's Level candidate with one year of relevant community-based, human service work with parents and children. Our ideal candidate would be able to provide in-home support inconjunction with the IHT clinician.
Our Child, Youth and Family Behavioral Health Services encompass multiple service systems that include: Intensive Care Coordination, Family Support and Training, In-Home Therapy, Therapeutic Mentoring, Outpatient Counseling and Psychiatry, and other community based programming. Service delivery is collaborative, family driven and youth guided, with a focus on individual and family strengths, needs, and preferences.
Responsibilities:
+ In conjunction with the IHT clinician, provide weekly individual & family therapy as well as parent coaching sessions for the youth and their family. These sessions typically occur in the home or a community location.
+ Assist parents in their development as advocates for their children, including joint attendance at school or community meetings.
+ Assist in the gathering of information to be utilized in a comprehensive strengths and needs based assessment.
+ Participate in the development of a strength-based treatment plan and safety plan. Such plans will include behavior modification therapy, crisis intervention to determine ways to best defuse a situation without necessarily moving a child; and linkage to needed supportive services.
+ Be flexible with work schedule to accommodate the needs of the families
+ Locate needed local/state/federal resources, such as after-school programs, summer camps for special needs children, fuel assistance programs, HUD low-income housing, etc., and supply these resources to the family.
+ Provide linkage to on-going community treatment and support services, which range from traditional services (such as medication, therapy) to less traditional services (such as respite care, tutoring, transportation, and mentor services).
+ Provide emergency response and intensive outreach to families in order to assist them in stabilizing children and adolescents within their home during a psychiatric crisis.
+ Provide care coordination for youth and their wraparound team, including planning and facilitating quarterly team (HUB) meetings.
Schedule: M-F hours varied
Qualifications
Behaviors
Preferred
+ Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Education
Required
+ Bachelors or better in Psychology

Licenses & Certifications
Preferred
+ MA DRIVER'S LICENSE

Experience
Preferred
+ 1 year: Experience with youth in a community setting

Eliot Community Human Services

Address

Holyoke, MA
01040 USA

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