This position is responsible for providing Community Living Supports for children enrolled in the YES Waiver. This position will work in full partnership with team members to help the youth meet goals identified in the YES Waiver family team meetings. Community Living Support Provider is a mental health professional/skills trainer that facilitates the modelling, coaching and social skill building in the individual’s community with children 3-18 in Youth Empowerment Services. CLS services are used to increase or maintain personal self-sufficiency, helping an individual to reach his/her goals of community inclusion and participation, independence, or productivity. CLS services may be provided in the individual’s residence or in community settings (including, but not limited to, libraries, city pools, camps, etc.)
This position may also provide Case Management for individuals receiving state supported services.
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree from and accredited college or university with a major in a social, behavioral, or human service field. Knowledge of mental illness as defined in the DSM-IV is required. Must have a valid Texas Driver's License.|
Preferred Qualifications: One year of experience in mental health assessment and/or crisis intervention and screening; Master’s degree in psychology, social work or a related human service field. Bilingual preferred.
|Closing Date||Open until filled|