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Job Title: BSC/MT
Location: Huntington, Mifflin & Juniata Counties
State: Pennsylvania
Close Date 7 Apr 2017
Position Description:

The Behavioral Specialist Consultant (BSC) is to identify behavioral goals, design appropriate interventions, and supervise the implementation of a behavior modification plan that is tailored to the specific needs of the client and family. The Behavioral Specialist Consultant oversees the work of the treatment team members as they provided services directly to the client and/or family in the home, school, day care center, or other community setting. The goal is to provide clinical mental health interventions through the use of behavior modification that will enable the client to be maintained and function appropriately in the least restrictive environment.

The Mobile Therapist (MT) is to provide the most appropriate therapeutic interventions of clients and their families across all environments. These settings include, but are not limited to, home, school, activity center, church, neighbor or extended family home. Emphasis is placed on the therapists getting to the client rather than the more formal and traditional method of the client seeing the therapists at the office. The goal is to provide clinically sound services to enable the client to be maintained and function appropriately in the least restrictive environment.

 

 

Job Details:

Status:  Part Time Hourly                                                                                      FLSA classification:  Non-Exempt. 

 

Company Information: Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) is one of the largest non-profit Youth and Family Support agencies working with high-risk youth and their families in the United States. Currently, YAP employs more than 2,000 dedicated workers and serves approximately 10,000 families per year.  Our mission is to engage human service systems so that they rely less on institutional care and invest more in supporting families and neighborhoods. We currently work with child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, disability, primary health care, and education systems to develop and offer community-based alternatives for the highest risk children, young people, young adults and families, and adults.

 

Summary of the Position: Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. of Huntingdon, Mifflin, and Juniata County is looking for a candidate holding a Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, or social work. This is a hands-on position providing therapeutic services to children, youth, and families.   Duties include but not limited to: direct therapy/counseling, treatment plan development and implementation of treatment plans.  The person in this position adheres to and carries out the YAP philosophy, mission and core principles.  Opportunities for licensed supervision may be available.

Required Qualifications:

Qualifications/Requirements:  Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology or social work; Licensed Staff (LBS, LSW, LMSW, or LPC) or Staff with BS Licensure is Preferred; and have experience providing therapeutic services to youth and families.

Must pass Criminal Background Checks, child abuse (Act 33, 34 and 131) and FBI Clearance. Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and automobile insurance with bodily injury liability limits of $100,000 per person and $300,000 per accident.

 

Benefits Available:  Voluntary Dental, Voluntary Vision, AFLAC, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.

 

Contact information: Please submit cover letter, resume’, and three professional and two personal references to: ATTN: Mary Kane at mkane@yapinc.org

 

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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