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Family Intervention Specialist

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Greensboro
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Youth Villages is a national leader in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans more than 30 years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.


If you are looking for a positive career move where you make a difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. Currently, we are hiring for Family Intervention Specialists for our Intercept program.


Intercept helps both the child and the caregivers to address issues impacting the stability of the family. Family Intervention Specialist specializes in diverting youth from out-of-home placements by helping their families safely care for youth in their home environment. This position is responsible for providing intensive home-based therapy to families.



Youth Villages employees enjoy the following benefits :

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 10 paid holidays
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • 12 paid sick days per year
  • Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition and Licensure reimbursement
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Flexible schedule

Family Intervention Specialists must meet the qualified professional standard for North Carolina. Please refer to the requirements below to ensure that your education and experience meet the qualifications.

Bachelors Degree Applicants:

-Possess a degree in a related field of study (Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy)*
-Have two years (pre- OR post-graduation) of experience (4,000 hours) with at-risk youth and families. Experience should include clinical case management or therapeutic interventions.

Masters Degree Applicants:

-Possess a degree in a related field of study (Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy)*
-Have one year (pre- OR post-graduation) of experience (2,000 hours) with at-risk youth and families. Experience should include clinical case management or therapeutic interventions.

Licensed Applicants:

-Hold one of the following licenses in the state of North Carolina: LCMHCA, LMFTA, LCSWA, LPA, or LCSASA

*Exceptions may be made for other degrees in a behavioral science that includes a minimum of 30 semester hours in human development, human behavior, child development, family intervention technique, diagnostic measures or therapeutic techniques.


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Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.





Job Requirements:

Position Overview

  • Carry small caseload of 4-6 families
  • Provide treatment in individual families' homes in a wide array of settings and communities (During Covid, this is focused more on telehealth and socially distanced face-to-face sessions.)
  • Complete documentation in an electronic health record
  • Participate in individual and team supervision
  • Provide on-call crisis support to families

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Greensboro , Family Intervention Specialist, Other , Greensboro, North Carolina

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