compensation: based on education/experience employment type: full-time non-profit organization
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If you had your choice of superpowers, what would you choose? Flying, invisibility, scaling tall buildings, moving mountains? Be a part of the driving force. We create innovative solutions that would otherwise not be possible. We want to give our children and families hope. You can be a part of that. Join our UMFS team.
UMFS is seeking a full-time employee in our Alexandria office to provide Intensive Care Coordination services to youth and families in the community. Day and evening availability required. BSW/related degree required.
Work with youth and families to create teams, develop goals, plan and coordinate transitions, and monitor progress to ensure that youth can maintain in the community with their family.
Attend all mandatory county and state training on ICC and High Fidelity Wraparound.
Implement the 10 principles of High Fidelity Wraparound: family voice and choice, outcomes-based, strengths-based, culturally competent, natural supports, individualized, community-based, persistence, team-based, and collaboration.
Implement the 4 phases of High Fidelity Wraparound: engagement, planning, implementation, transition.
Ensure the principles and phases of the High Fidelity Wraparound process are delivered with the highest possible fidelity.
Seek coaching, supervision, and professional input when needed. Participate in weekly, face-to-face supervision.
Work with families to develop natural supports in their communities.
Facilitate all youth and family team meetings. Ensure all team members are present and participate.
Ensure youth and family voice and choice is present at all meetings.
Identify and link youth and families to natural and community resources.
Write, revise, and distribute team plans of care for each team meeting and FAPT reports as needed.
Conduct initial and discharge assessments to include strengths and needs assessments of the youth, family, extended family, and the community.
Provide written and verbal reports (as required) to the FAPT for ongoing monitoring.
Identify immediate and/or potential crises; develop and ensure implementation of a safety plan as needed.
Engage, support, and facilitate conversations with family, youth and team members regarding service planning and implementation.
Review, discuss and update the family meeting action plan on an as needed basis in collaboration with team members.
Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree (BSW) in social work or related degree with two years of experience providing mental health services to children with a mental health diagnosis. MSW or related preferred. Demonstrated ability to apply sound clinical casework and counseling skills to children and families, understand treatment modalities and their implications for services to families and youth. Completion of “High Fidelity Wraparound” training preferred.