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Youth Counselor -> professional level job opportunities.
North Homes Children and Family Services Youth Counselor -> professional level job opportunities.
Open Doors for Lanark children and youth Provide clinical supervision and support to a clinical team at a small children/youth mental health centre..agency is client centred, attachment based agency. Would be part of the leadership team of the agency.
Child Welfare Specialist
Chaddock 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.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Prepare court documents in a timely manner, attend court hearings and testify as requested. Develop service plans, make referrals and work with clients to complete tasks. Document client contact in SACWIS DCFS software system in a timely manner. Complete in-home visits and community visits to monitor progress of biological parents and children in care per the requirements of DCFS programs. Monitor well-being of clients using an integrated health approach. Make referrals as necessary. Assess safety and risk of all children in substitute care. Coordinate visitation between children and their biological parents; which may include transportation and supervision of visits. Coordinate and arrange services with community providers as appropriate. Complete all Chaddock and DCFS required trainings. Participate in on-call rotation. Respond appropriately in crisis situations. Chaddock reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary.
Mention: Kirsty Ruggles when contacting!
Chaddock Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Contribute to the design, implementation, and evaluation of Medication Management System including medication administration by non-licensed staff, proper storage, reconciliation and accountability of medication, assure necessary medications are available to individuals assure best practices and policies are being followed in implementation of medication administration process, assure necessary medication diagnostic monitoring occurs as recommended or prescribed education to clients and staff regarding medication, treatments, side effects to monitor for conduct related quality assurance activities, applying feedback from medication error data. Instruct and evaluate on proper medication administration Responsible for implementation and oversight of all health and psychiatric services to children and youth served by Chaddock. Act as health services liaison between Chaddock and health care providers both locally and nationally as directed by supervisor. Act as health services liaison and oversee health services coordination with the parents/guardians of clients served at Chaddock. Responsible for implementation and oversight of medication management policies, procedures and practices for Chaddock. Implement and oversee health services for both clients and staff relative to licensing, accreditation and Chaddock policy and procedure, ensuring agency compliance with those standards. Participate in nurse on call rotation. Complete documentation of health services that is compliant with the Nurse Practice Act, licensing, accreditation and Chaddock policy and procedures. Demonstrate a working knowledge of trauma, attachment and child development needs for children and youth. Ensure accountability to agency and external time lines and quality of health services.
Chaddock Provide one-on-one and group counseling to residential clients. Actively participate in, monitor and document the daily lives of assigned clients. Provide and develop a positive and caring relationship with clients and families. Interact and play with clients balancing nurture and structure. Understand and use the Chaddock model of behavior management and therapeutic intervention in the provision of services. Document all counseling activities using established process. All services shall be provided in accordance with the highest professional standards and within the realm of the Chaddock Treatment Model. Please mention: Kirsty Ruggles/NACAC
Chaddock Provides a variety of services to children and their families including child care, supervised visitation services, parental mentoring, and transportation. Please mention: Kirsty Ruggles/NACAC when applying.
Florida Abuse Hotline as Abuse Counselors.
Florida Department of Children & Families The FL Department is looking for dedicated individuals to join the Abuse Counselors assess allegations of abuse, neglect or abandonment of children, and those of abuse, neglect or exploitation of vulnerable adults. Employees will determine if the information meets statutory criteria to open an investigation and/or offer a referral to an appropriate agency.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: BACHELOR’S DEGREE from an accredited college or university is required.