Family Life Specialist/REACH
Beech Brook, one of Northeast Ohio's premier behavioral health agencies, is currently hiring a Family Life Specialist in our Reach program. This position will provide community based intervention to at-risk youth who have emotional, psychological, behavioral and/or trauma based issues. This position will also provide community based intervention to their families. This position is a community based role that requires the specialist to go into homes anywhere in Cuyahoga County to perform interventions.
Essential Responsibilities (others may be assigned):
Provide crisis management, produce daily progress notes and quarterly reviews.
Provide services to families in their home as a part of an interdisciplinary team.
Coordination of the Service Plan and/or ISP and on-going assessment & symptom monitoring.
Using effective methods to establish parent communication and involve family in intervention as appropriate.
Maintains ongoing communication with the family about the course of intervention as evidenced by the number of meetings, home visits and/or phone calls.
Provide education and training specific to the individual's assessed needs, abilities and readiness to learn.
Ability to demonstrate engagement, assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation with clients.
2 years of experience working with children and families
Valid Ohio driver's license with no more than 5 points
Knowledge of community resources and comfortability in the home setting
Skill in using computer software applications such as Microsoft Office
Ability to work with electronic medical records
Experience working with diverse populations with complex needs, including high risk clients
Passion for working with families in the community
Ability to work a rigorous schedule to handle crisis situations
Excellent communication and relationship building skills
Strong organizational and time management skills
Flexible and adaptable in order to meet the needs of the family
Experience working with clients in inner city homes
Experience working with medical records
Beech Brook is a Trauma Informed Care Organization that values employees with appreciation for the impact of trauma and its relevance to the agency's clients and staff.
Beech Brook is an equal opportunity employer.
Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time
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