Family Support Specialist - Harnett County-120004J0JobBehavioral/Mental Health ProfessionalPrimary LocationUnited States-NC-NCSanfordOrganizationCambridgeFounded in 1993, North Carolina MENTOR is a Critical Access Behavioral Health Agency (CABHA) providing a continuum of support and treatment options for children and adolescents throughout the state. Using a comprehensive treatment model and partnership approach, North Carolina MENTOR provides expert clinical assessments and develops individualized family and community-based services for each child they support. In addition, North Carolina MENTOR is a recognized Therapeutic Foster Care provider for youth of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as emotional, behavioral and medically-complex challenges.
North Carolina MENTOR is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families. With opportunities from coast to coast, when you join North Carolina MENTOR and The MENTOR Network, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.Description
NC Mentor seeks an individual who is a Qualified Mental Health Professional per North Carolina state requirements to be a Team Member for one of our Specialized Service Programs in North Carolina. This individual is expected to learn, understand, and implement the North Carolina MENTOR model for providing professional Mental Health Planning, should use a strengths approach to helping and supporting individuals served.
* Provide 1:1 skill building interventions with children and teens.
* Build rapport with families.
* Participate in multi-disciplinary teams.
* Implements and actively contributes to development, review and revision of intervention plans.
* Maintains current and complete client records and documentation in accordance with Mentor and regulatory standards.
* Implement service interventions per regulatory rules and requirements (i.e., Intensive In-Home service definition)
* Assists with all legal, licensing, regulatory and certification activities as needed.
* Provide emergency and crisis supports as assigned.
* Provide parent education and support.
* Bachelor’s Degree in human services field and 2-year post graduate degree experience with population served (children/Teens).
* Must meet qualifications as a Qualified Mental Health Professional for children/Teens.
* Must have at least one-year experience with children/Teens who have emotional and/or behavioral issues.
* Prefer candidates with prior experience working with aggressive and oppositional children/teens.
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