Do you have in interest in working with North Carolina's leader in children's behavioral healthcare? Alexander Youth Network needs you!
Why Join Alexander Youth Network?
Founded in 1888, Alexander Youth Network is the leading provider of children's mental and behavioral health in North Carolina and serves over 10,000 children and youth adults annually. Headquartered in Charlotte with service locations in the central, western, and Southern Piedmont regions of the state, Alexander combined a variety of treatment programs into a complete Service Array, to meet the need of our clients - wherever they are.
Our services include:
In addition to our mental health services, our programs under The Relatives (Mecklenburg) and Youth Focus (Guilford) serve youth and young adults in crisis through transitional living programs, crisis centers, a resource center in Charlotte, and a maternity home in Greensboro.
To learn more about services, please visit www.alexanderyouth.network.org.
What you would do:
Alexander Youth Network is looking for a Qualified Mental Health Professional to act as the Intensive In-Home (IIH) Coordinator for our Charlotte area team. QMHP should have either a Bachelors in a Human Services related field (i.e. Psychology, Social Work) and two years experience with children/adolescents or a Masters in a Human Services related field and one year experience with children/adolescents or Bachelors in a non- Human Services related field and four years experience with children/adolescents.
Alexander Youth Network provides quality professional treatment to children with serious emotional and behavioral problems. We deliver an effective and efficient array of services, enabling children and their families to exercise self determination, achieve their potential, and find long-lasting positive ways to connect with their community.
The Intensive In-home Coordinator will assist in the day-to-day coordination of the Intensive In-Home program and will provide brief behavioral and emotional services to children and their families within a community-based model. The coordinator is a member of a 3-person team, with a maximum case load of 12 families in providing such services; conducts skill-building activities, provides parenting education, intervenes during a crisis, provides on-call coverage within the intensive in-home team 24/7/365. Responds appropriately and timely to crisis situations; develops, reviews, and follows individual Person Centered Plans with the Child and Family Teams for each child on their caseload. Provides psycho education to Child and Family Team members; facilitates effective step-down to less restrictive services and increased reliance on natural supports over time. Collaborates, coordinates and advocates with collateral agencies and natural supports in order to meet family and consumer needs in all domains. Services are provided in the client's home, school, and community settings, under the direction of the Intensive In-home Therapist.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
This position requires the credentials of Qualified Professional (QP). One year of documented experience with the child/adolescent mental health population is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS and TRAINING
Completion of minimum hours of service definitions training including but not limited to Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Person Centered Planning Instructional Elements, Person Centered Thinking, Introductory to Motivational Interviewing, Crisis Response, System of Care and Intensive In Home Service Definition Training within the appropriate timeframes as defined by the Service Definition; completion of ongoing refresher trainer as described by Service Definition
Valid NC or SC Driver's license.
What We Offer:
Alexander offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:
Alexander youth network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment and complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities