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Coordinator

Company: Youth Villages
Location: Hattiesburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview

Youth Villages has been a national leader in the adoption and implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.

If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.


Program Overview

The Mississippi Division of Medicaid developed the MYPAC program to provide help to troubled children and their families where they need it most at home. Youth are referred due to mental health diagnosis and the familys inability to maintain the child successfully in the home.

Position Overview

  • Carry a caseload of 10-12 youth/families and provide care coordination services
  • Facilitate wraparound meetings
  • Collaborate with the family and key players in the development of the Individual Service Plan
  • Develop and update as needed the ICMP (Individualized Crisis Management Plan)
  • On Call to provide crisis support 24/7
  • Triage crisis calls to determine the appropriate assistance
  • Complete Care Coordination activities as identified in the wraparound meetings
  • Provide transportation to appointments and activities if the family lacks resources
  • Monitor medication administration

Additional Information

Schedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.
Applicants must have a valid drivers license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.
Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage


Requirements

A Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline is required
One year of counseling or case management experience
Certified as DMH case manager or eligible for certification
Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Basic computer knowledge
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

Experience growth and development through our continuous training as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

Additional Benefits

Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
Retirement Savings Pension Plan
401(k)
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
10paid holidays

Paid Parental Leave
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement

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.

Keywords: Youth Villages, Hattiesburg , Coordinator, Other , Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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