West Virginia Counseling Association

3/28/2016


 Position: Master’s Level Clinician                Location: Martinsburg, West Virginia 

 Status:  Hourly, Part Time                             FLSA classification:  Non-Exempt

Company Information: Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) is one of the largest non-profit Youth and Family Support agencies working with high-risk youth and their families in the United States. Currently, YAP employs more than 2,000 dedicated workers and serves approximately 10,000 families per year. Our mission is to engage human service systems so that they rely less on institutional care and invest more in supporting families and neighborhoods. We currently work with child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, disability, primary health care, and education systems to develop and offer community-based alternatives for the highest risk children, young people, young adults and families, and adults.

Summary of the Position: Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. of Martinsburg, West Virginia is looking for a candidate holding a Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, sociology, behavioral health, or social work.  This is a community-based position providing therapeutic services to children, youth, and families in their homes, schools, and/or the program office.  Duties include but are not limited to: assessments, direct therapy/counseling, and treatment plan development and implementation.  The person in this position adheres to and carries out the YAP philosophy, mission and core principles.  Opportunities for licensed supervision may be available.

Qualifications/Requirements:  Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, sociology, behavioral health or social work and experience providing therapeutic services to kids and families.  Criminal background checks and child abuse clearances are required. Experience in substance abuse counseling a plus.

Position requires: Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and minimum car insurance limits of $100,000/$300,000 bodily injury liability. This position requires background checks to be completed at the time of hire and annually.

  Benefits Available:   Voluntary Dental, Voluntary Vision, Voluntary Short Term Disability, AFLAC, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.

Contact information: Please submit cover letter, resume, and three professional and two personal references Attn: Gloria Shoemaker gshoemaker@yapinc.org

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.





 3/28/2016


Posting Close:

Position: Program Director                 Location: Martinsburg, West Virginia

Status: Salary Full Time                     FLSA Classification: Exemp

 Company Information: Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) is one of the largest non-profit Youth and Family Support agencies working with high-risk youth and their families in the United States. Currently, YAP employs more than 2,000 dedicated workers and serves approximately 10,000 families per year.  Our mission is to engage human service systems so that they rely less on institutional care and invest more in supporting families and neighborhoods. We currently work with child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, disability, primary health care, and education systems to develop and offer community-based alternatives for the highest risk children, young people, young adults and families, and adults. 


Summary of Position:  The Program Director is responsible for the overall administration of West Virginia’s behavioral health program, including the provision of client services, personnel management, and budget management. The Program Director will engage in recruiting, training, budgeting, and program development. This position is responsible for supervising YES Waiver employees, monitoring the quality of client services, and adhering to set service delivery levels. The Program Director will ensure that the program is in compliance with applicable Medicaid manuals, YAP standards, and all state and federal regulations governing the delivery of service.

Specific Tasks Include:

1. Responsible for all assessment and psychotherapy services provided to clients and their families who are referred to the program. Ensure that all clients receive the appropriate number of hours, contacts, services, specified monies and activities as required by contract with the referring authority or the third party payer. Ensure that all services have been authorized or reauthorized by the referring authority or third party payer.

2. Oversee the intake process including interviewing referrals and appropriate family members. In conjunction with the client and family ensure that a service or treatment plan that meets the individual needs of the client and family is developed and implemented. Such plans must be strength-based and adhere to Medicaid guidelines.

3. Monitor service delivery provided by staff and ensure that staff implements the goals in the service or treatment plans, as well as make any revisions to the plan that result from changing needs or case reviews.

4. Identify, recruit, hire, train, monitor and supervise all direct service professional and administrative staff in the local program, following the YAP, Inc. personnel policies and procedures, including the matching zip code policy for recruiting direct service staff. Ensure that staff qualifications meet those imposed by the Medicaid authority.

5. Provide direct service professional personnel with clinical and administrative supervision, staff development and training sessions as required by YAP, Inc. policies. Promote staff development including the provision of cross-training among staff.

6. Conduct staff meetings and training sessions for program personnel. Attend staff meeting and trainings as assigned.

7. Assist staff in creative problem solving, including securing needed professional resources for clients and their families. Ensure that activities for clients and their families involve education, employment, social and other areas of need. Develop plans for discharge which include community linkages that will support the client and family after termination of service.

 8. Ensure that all required time lines and due dates are met. This includes submission of all administrative, fiscal and billing documents and data base information for processing and all reports and documents that are required to be submitted by referring authorities and third party payers.

9. Manage the local program within budget parameters.

10. Identify new opportunities and new projects to assists in the growth and development of YAP, Inc. programs and services.
 

Qualifications/Requirements:  Master’s degree in a human services field required; licensure as a psychologist, supervised psychologist, professional counselor, social worker, or marriage and family therapist preferred. High degree of organization skills required in a fast paced environment. At a minimum, at least one year previous experience in managing personnel and budgets and providing mental health services to children and families. Position requires reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and car insurance limits of $100,000/$300,000 bodily injury liability. This position requires background checks to be completed. 

 Benefits Available: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, AFLAC, Paid time off, Holiday Pay, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.

 Contact information: Interested applicants email resume with cover letter, three (3) professional references and two (2) personal references to WVresumes@yapinc.org




 

 

 






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Experience in CBT/TF-CBT techniques
Experience Rendering clinical diagnosis using the DSM-V
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Good Organization skills
Professional communication skills
Understanding of the dynamics of having multiple people involved in the cases
The ability to follow strict government guidelines.

Contractor will be required to have or to obtain WV business license, professional liability insurance, CPI, CPR/First Aid training.

Resumes can be submitted to mary@familyoptionsproviders.com

 

 

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Experience in CBT/TF-CBT techniques
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Experience Rendering clinical diagnosis using the DSM-V
Be willing to travel and go into the client’s homes to provide therapy.
Good Organization skills
Professional communication skills
Understanding of the dynamics of having multiple people involved in the cases
The ability to follow strict government guidelines.

Contractor will be required to have or to obtain WV business license, professional liability insurance, CPI, CPR/First Aid training.

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Experience in CBT/TF-CBT techniques
Experience Rendering clinical diagnosis using the DSM-V
Be willing to travel and go into the client’s homes to provide therapy.
Good Organization skills
Professional communication skills
Understanding of the dynamics of having multiple people involved in the cases
The ability to follow strict government guidelines.

Contractor will be required to have or to obtain WV business license, professional liability insurance, CPI, CPR/First Aid training

Resumes can be submitted to mary@familyoptionsproviders.com