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Youth Partner for outpatient behavioral health program

  2/11/2019   New Alternatives
 Job Description        

Duties/Responsibilities: Responsible to ensure compliance with standards of assigned medical records. Participates in case consultation with Clinician and Program Director, as needed. Assist in any outreach efforts as requested by Program Director. Based on Clinician's assessment of need with you and family, Youth Partner will work with youth (primarily) and family to help develop discharge plans, including, but not limited to, referrals for Primary Care physician, Substance Abuse treatment, support and/or treatment for domestic violence, medication management, therapy services, and behavioral services. Provide skills training and interventions and encourage youth self-advocacy and empowerment. Work with youth to develop independent living skills, and increase positive self-management. Develop Wellness Notebook and WRAP plans with youth. Other Duties as assigned.

 

 Qualifications        

Educational and Minimum Experience Requirements: Bachelor degree strongly preferred. Life experience either as participant, recipient or care giver of one who has utilized public social services, preferred. Two years working with children or youth in foster care or out-of-home placement. Other Experience Requirements: Must demonstrate competency in the following: Strong case management capabilities; Family Systems and Cultural competency Effective crisis intervention and critical response skills; Bilingual/Bicultural Strongly preferred.

 

 Additional Information        

New Alternatives, Inc. provides residential, foster care, in home, outpatient and school based services for abused, neglected and traumatized children and adolescents and families. New Alternatives, Inc. is committed to providing Trauma Informed Care principles throughout our agency. Candidates should have knowledge and/or desire in assisting the agency carry out this culture. Benefits With 30 or more hours a week: *Excellent medical and dental benefits; *Vacation and Sick Time; *403B Plan; *Family Fit Program through LA Fitness. To apply, please email or fax cover letter & resume to info below.

 

 Contact   Fax to:   Email Inquiries to:

Sandra Ruiz

  (619) 543-9401   sandra.ruiz@newalternatives.org

 

 

 
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