Intensive In-home Lead Therapist - Winston, Salem, NC

Interested in a leadership opportunity with a leading Mental Health organization in the Winston-Salem, NC area?  Alexander Youth Network is looking for a Licensed or Provisionally Licensed Therapist to act as the Intensive In-home (IIH) Team Lead for our Winston-Salem team. Qualified applicants should have be a Licensed Independent Practitioner, or have a provisional license and be working under a fully licensed clinician.  One year of documented experience with the child/adolescent mental health population required. Bilingual-Spanish strongly preferred, but not required.

The IIH Lead provides intensive behavioral and emotional services to children and their families within a community-based model; leads a 3-person team, with a maximum case load of 12 families, in providing such services and oversees the functioning of children with mental health diagnoses by conducting individual and family therapy, overseeing skill building activities, providing parenting education, intervening during a crisis, providing on-call coverage within the intensive in-home team 24/7/365, and monitoring symptoms of the child.  Responds appropriately and timely to crisis situations and develops plans involving the least restrictive setting; receives and provides clinical feedback; leads and participates in the clinical direction of each case assigned, including designating the appropriate team member for each consumer in accordance with their specialized expertise; collaborates, coordinates and advocates with collateral agencies and natural supports in order to meet family and consumer needs in all domains; applies knowledge of child growth and development to intervention development. Services are provided in the client's home, school, and community settings.

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SUMMARY

Provides intensive behavioral and emotional services to children and their families within a community-based model; leads a 3-person team, with a maximum case load of 8 families, in providing such services and oversees the functioning of children with mental health diagnoses by conducting individual and family therapy, overseeing skill building activities, providing parenting education, intervening during a crisis, providing on-call coverage within the intensive in-home team 24/7/365, and monitoring symptoms of the child.  Responds appropriately and timely to crisis situations and develops plans involving the least restrictive setting; receives and provides clinical feedback; leads and participates in the clinical direction of each case assigned, including designating the appropriate team member for each consumer in accordance with their specialized expertise; collaborates, coordinates and advocates with collateral agencies and natural supports in order to meet family and consumer needs in all domains; applies knowledge of child growth and development to intervention development. Services are provided in the client's home, school, and community settings.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (KPIs)

Complete targeted direct service hours

The number of hours billed for services  will be 1352 hours or more per year

Manages a team

Ensures the KPIs of all team members are met 100% of the time

All documentation including progress notes are completed accurately and in a timely manner

100% of documentation will be submitted within 24 hours of treatment occurrence.  100% of progress notes are complete and accurate.

Maintain active service plan on each client

100% of events provided and billed are on active service plan

Engages client effectively

Obtains face-to-face direct service hours of 60%; 40% collateral indirect client time

Accurately maintains client Electronic Health Record

Data entered in EHR is accurate 99% of the time

Completes all mandated training

100% of required training will be completed within specified time frame

Maintains availability in CDT calendar

Available schedule in CDT must be entered a minimum of 7 days in advance

Provides regular and consistent therapy

No more than 5 staff-cancelled occurrences per year

Successfully meet discharge outcomes

90% of the time, will meet discharge plan outcomes

QUALIFICATIONS

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

Must be a Licensed Independent Practitioner, or have a provisional license and be working under a fully licensed clinician.  One year of documented experience with the child/adolescent mental health population required.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to develop evidenced based practices and analyze programmatic outcomes.  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common professional journals.  Ability to respond to sensitive inquiries or complaints from consumers and families, and outside treatment providers, and members of the community.  Ability to write articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to management and public groups.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS and TRAINING

LPC, LCSW, LMFT; LPC-A, LCSW-A, and LMFT-A can also be Team Leader as long as they obtain full licensure within 30 months of date of hire. 

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 driver's license