Are you looking to work for an extraordinary mission of “Enriching Communities One Family at a Time”, while enjoying the best benefits and working environments?
The Board of Child Care is where you need to be! Enjoy generous vacation and sick time; platinum level medical, dental and vision insurance; free parking and lunches; tuition reimbursement; on the job training and opportunity to earn job specific certifications; 403b matching. To view a summary of employee benefits visit www.boardofchildcare.org/careers. Take a look at the description below and apply through the link.
The Board of Child Care is seeking a Clinician who is bilingual for our Caminos program.
BOARD OF CHILD CARE
POSITION: Caminos Program Clinician
CATEGORY OF EMPLOYMENT: Salaried/Exempt
POSITION RESPONSIBLE TO: Caminos Program Lead Clinician
Responsible for providing youth with individual counseling sessions at least one time weekly, providing additional support as clinically necessary.
Responsible for providing group counseling sessions in the residential milieu at least one time weekly.
Works with youth and family/sponsor to establish short term goals and objectives.
Provides assistance with the completion of the individual service plan and required assessments within regulatory time frames.
Responsible for developing and implementing clinical interventions designed to assist the youth with acclimating to Board of Child Care and life in the United States.
Responsible for ensuring the youth are given the support necessary to identify and discuss concerns related to their journey into the United States or life in home country.
Collaborates with program staff to ensure that interventions and supports are established to modify dysfunctional behaviors and assist the youth to heal and strengthen their internal resources as well as learn socially appropriate skills.
Conducts screenings and assessments to identify special needs, developmental, medical or mental health concerns as well as criminal history, gang involvement, trauma and/or trafficking related concerns in accordance with mandated timeframes.
Conducts and documents risk assessment screenings in accordance with mandated timeframes.
Provides crisis intervention and supports as needed.
Ensures all assessments and screenings reflect involvement of the youth, family and potential sponsors as appropriate.
Therapist, within the scope of professional license, to provide individual, family, and group verbal therapies.
Promote child/youth/family understanding of available Board of Child Care and community resources and facilitate referrals as appropriate
Coordinate with the Board of Child Care staff members and community resources to address clients’ service needs.
Evaluate the child’s/youth’s/family’s progress towards goal attainment on a designated basis in line with individual treatment and discharge plan goals.
Maintain effective working relationships with families, children/youth, colleagues, consultants and community agencies.
Complete required documentation and reports within the defined time lines.
Ensure assigned case records meet documentation standards.
Demonstrates knowledge of and familiarity with both Board of Child Care and Office of Refugee Resettlement
Policy and Procedures relating to the care and supervision of Unaccompanied Children. This includes knowledge of legal background and authority governing the practice as related to working with Unaccompanied Children.
Identify supervision and/or professional training needs to supervisor as they arise
Perform other duties, as requested, to achieve agency goals
Maintenance of a valid Maryland social work license; maintenance of a valid Maryland Driver’s license and safe driving record; transportation of clients to community based meetings; travel by car to community based meetings; flexible work hours to include some evenings; occasional out-of-state travel which may include overnights; client file maintenance; computer literate; ability to effectively express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; able to assess strengths and level of functioning of children and families and determine necessary service needs and treatment strategies using sound, objective decision making; able to engage children and families in a positive therapeutic alliance; able to work cooperatively with others in a treatment team.
Masters Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university.
Current LGSW Maryland State License - LCSW-C preferred.
Minimum of one (1) year experience in providing direct social work services to children/youth and families.
Must be fluent in speaking, reading and writing both Spanish and English
A performance evaluation will be written and reviewed yearly.
• Be able to show proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases transmitted by the respiratory route if working directly with UAC;
o Varicella: 2 doses of varicella vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR born in the United States before 1980 with a reported history of chickenpox (verified by an adult present at the time of illness) OR titers indicating varicella immunity OR documentation from healthcare provider verifying previous infection.
o MMR: 2 doses of MMR vaccine (at least 4 weeks apart) OR titers indicating immunity to all 3 diseases
o TDap or Tdap: Complete primary vaccination series. If primary vaccination series completed in childhood, 1 Tdap dose in adulthood.
o Influenza: 1 dose annually during flu season.
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
To be reviewed at time of employment interview.
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