Youth Independent Living Life Skills Coach

Intercept Youth Services Fredericksburg , VA 22401

Posted 3 weeks ago

Offering a $1,000 sign on bonus!

Intercept Health is now hiring a Full time Life Skills Coach/Case Manager for our Youth Independent Living program! This position serves as a positive role model for residents to observe and learn socially effective values, attitudes and behaviors. They contribute to the formulation and implementation of the resident transitional living plan and assist with life skills learning, transportation, and administrative duties. Reports to Senior Program Manager

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interviewing children and families; Conducting youth assessments. Familiarize self with youth's strengths and weaknesses in leisure skills, socialization, motor development and physical condition and plan activities to complement youth's needs. Preparing and maintaining case records. Service planning by developing individualized treatment and service plans.

  • Coordinating services to minimize fragmentation of care, reduce barriers, and link children with appropriate services to ensure comprehensive, continuous access to needed medical, social, education, and other services appropriate to the needs of the resident.

  • Collaborating closely with the family assessment and planning teams and other involved parties in preparation of all case plans. Preparing and carrying out social plans with children and families; Preparatory counseling with youth and families for placement or discharge, or both.

  • Serve as a facilitator for young person's person-centered planning and his/her Transitional Living Plan (TLP) team. Assist youth in acquiring access to community resources (e.g., employment, housing, Chaffee funding)

  • Collect and record data relevant to the youth's progress on their TLP goals and submit monthly and quarterly reports to the referring worker of the placing agency. Conduct weekly Community Life Skills Groups, review youth's progress with Life Skills Development, and discuss barriers with the Program Supervisor to determine appropriate activities and events. Initiate and supervise activities within the daily and weekly schedules that promote Life Skill Development and Independent Living.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A human service Bachelors degree (Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Special Education, etc). Experience providing case management services to children/youth and their families preferred

  • A human service Masters degree (Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Special Education, etc) with a student placement providing case management services to children/youth and their families.

  • Any Bachelors degree and two years experience providing case management services to children/youth and their families.

To learn more about the Youth Independent Living Program, check out the following video.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free, smoke-free work environment.


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