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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Our Safe Place Connections Coach

  7/17/2017   San Diego Youth Services
 Job Description        

The development, implementation, and evaluation, as part of a team, of an integrated approach for youth with co-occurring psychiatric and substance disorders and in accordance with quality trauma informed youth programs. Develop Independent Life Plans and/or Student Support Plans to provide coaching and resource navigation services in areas relating to independent living skills development, educational and vocational services, health and wellness, crisis intervention, leadership development support and adherence, when applicable. Provide assessment, guidance and life planning support to service partners during weekly/daily communication. Creating and implementing policies and procedures to ensure safety of staff, youth, and milieu. Refer and link participants to appropriate community resources and provide “wraparound” support services as needed. Serve as service partner advocate when navigating resources outside of the agency.



Master's degree in social work or related field with two years equivalent experience. Two years’ experience working with youth and familiarity with LGBTQ population. Must be willing to develop or possess working knowledge of trauma-informed care and dual diagnosis treatment; experience working in trauma-informed and dual diagnosis programs preferred. Able to work in a very diverse setting with people of all backgrounds, culture and orientation. Demonstrated leadership and problem solving abilities, training skills, creativity, and public speaking. Ability to provide quality trauma-informed services in a fast-paced environment, specializing in crisis intervention and de-escalation, motivational interviewing, and Seeking Safety. Ability to (re) prioritize and multi-task is a must. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Available to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Able to be cleared to drive and have valid driver’s license with own transportation.


 Additional Information        

Date opened: 7/17/2017 To apply: Submit cover letter and resume to An Equal Opportunity Employer In compliance with the Immigration and Nationality Act as amended, All new employees must verify their eligibility to work in the United States.


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