Assessment Psychologist | Butner

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

At Methodist Home for Children, we provide safe, stable homes where children can thrive and live to their full, God-given potential. While not always traditional, an MHC home is where child and family are equipped to succeed. We build on strengths, nurturing hopes and goals, and preparing all in our care to shape their own futures.

Our Juvenile Assessment & Crisis Centers serve boys and girls with histories of mental illness, neglect, trauma, or substance abuse. Referred by juvenile court counselors, youth stay 14 to 30 days for comprehensive testing and observation under the supervision of a licensed psychologist and licensed clinical case managers. They leave with a plan of care that maps out their strengths, areas of focus, goals, and services in their community that can help (therapy, counseling for substance abuse or mental health, educational/vocational training or other).

This position provides clinical oversight for assigned cases at the assessment center. This can be a part-time or full-time opportunity.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Administer Assessment Center program according to the Agency mission, and to ensure the integrity of program provision that is consistent with the Agency’s mission and Model of Care.
  2. Provide oversight and consultative supervision of all Assessment Center staff.
  3. Design and support implementation of Assessment Center protocols employed in service delivery.
  4. Provide and/or oversee psychological testing for clients.
  5. Ensure appropriate assessments are completed for individuals served.
  6. Identify and implement, as appropriate, best practice protocols.
  7. Identify and monitor operational, service, and personal outcomes.
  8. Communicate with Court Services staff regarding individual cases.
  9. Opportunity to work with three other licensed psychologists in consultation, research, and potential publications.
  10. Perform other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Residential Services.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Knowledge: Doctorate Degree and current license with NC Psychology Board.
  • Experience: Two (2) or more years of full-time, direct service provision experience in diagnosing, treating and evaluating the effectiveness of treatment of the client population served.
Skills/Working Conditions:
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be insurable by Methodist Home for Children’s insurance carrier.
  • Must be able to work in high pressure, high stress environment.
  • Computer literacy, advanced writing and editing skills, and organizational skills are essential.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills required.
  • Must have strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook).
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends, and holidays.
  • Possible exposure to infectious diseases.
Physical Requirements:
  • Must provide a negative drug screen result prior to employment.
  • Must pass a post-employment physical and TB test.
  • Have the ability to perform physical demands associated with daily operational functions, such as walking, standing, bending, and lifting.
  • Have the ability to comprehend and produce accurate program documentation, including, but not limited to, staff documentation, budget documentation, and community correspondence.
  • Have the ability to communicate professionally in both verbal and written formats with consumers, including, but not limited to, parents, colleagues, and community service providers.
  • Have the ability to drive for agency related events during the day or night.
  • Regular attendance at primary worksite and agency related events.

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Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Foster Care Licensing Specialist | Greenville

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

Coordinate all activities associated with the licensing of foster parents and the participation in related training programs for foster parents.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Demonstrate familiarity and competence in the licensing laws and the policies for Foster Care and Therapeutic Foster Care as required by the State of NC and Methodist Home for Children (MHC).
  2. Conduct licensure responsibilities for families within the MHC Foster Care Services Department.
  3. Participate in training of foster parents and subsequent tracking of their training as part of the licensure process.
  4. Develop processes to ensure assigned foster homes are in licensure compliance with applicable licensing standards at all time.
  5. Provide consultation services to assigned foster homes.
  6. Maintain professional documentation for licensure of foster homes. Collect and report data and statistical information.
  7. Develops and implements all recruitment and screening protocols for the Foster Care and Adoption Services Department and maintains records of these.
  8. Assist with screening of potential foster parents.
  9. Perform other duties as requested by supervisor.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field from an accredited college or university; and,
  • Two (2) years experience in program implementation, licensing of foster homes, and service delivery in human services; experience working with child and family issues preferred.

Skills/Working Conditions:

  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be insurable by Methodist Home for Children’s insurance carrier.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends, and holidays.
  • Must successfully complete all phases of pre-service and on-going training, including, but not limited to, physical restraint training, First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions, and medication administration.
  • Must be able to work in occasionally high pressure, high stress environment.
  • Must be able to provide 24 hour on-call supervision.
  • Computer literacy, advanced writing and editing skills, and organizational skills are essential.
  • High level of accuracy and detail orientation required.
  • Possible exposure to infectious diseases.

Physical Requirements: 

  • Must provide a negative drug screen result prior to employment.
  • Must pass a post-employment physical and TB test and on-going physical assessments as required.
  • Have the ability to perform physical demands associated with daily operational functions and client interactions, such as walking, standing, bending, and lifting.
  • Have the ability to comprehend and produce accurate program documentation, including, but not limited to, adoptive parent documentation, client documentation, and community correspondence.
  • Have the ability to communicate professionally in both verbal and written formats with consumers, including, but not limited to, parents, colleagues, and community service providers.
  • Have the ability to provide on-going visual and physical proximity observation of clients and adoptive families.
  • Have the ability to participate in extensive travel.

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Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Children’s Mental Health: Community Cares Fair, Apex

children's mental healthFind information about programs, services and supports offered by organizations that work with children and families (school system, recreational activities, educational activities, prevention programs, treatment providers).

Other Community Cares fairs will be held during Children’s Mental Health Week:

May 4: Parkway Head Start, 102 YMCA Dr., Cary
May 5: Crosby Head Start, 568 E. Lenoir St., Raleigh
May 6: Knightdale Head Start, 1020 Todd Rd., Knightdale

Fairs are sponsored by Wake System of Care, Alliance Behavioral Healthcare and the Wake County Community Collaborative for Children and Families.


Children’s Mental Health: Community Cares Fair, Knightdale

children's mental healthLook for Methodist Home for Children at this Community Cares Fair. You’ll get information about programs, services and supports offered by organizations that work with children and families (school system, recreational activities, educational activities, prevention programs, treatment providers).

Other Community Cares fairs will be held during Children’s Mental Health Week:

May 4: Parkway Head Start, 102 YMCA Dr., Cary
May 5: Crosby Head Start, 568 E. Lenoir St., Raleigh
May 7: St. Mary’s Baptist Church, 9305 Holly Springs Rd., Apex

Fairs are sponsored by Wake System of Care, Alliance Behavioral Healthcare and the Wake County Community Collaborative for Children and Families.


Assessment Counselor | Asheville

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

This position serves as the primary caregiver to youths being served by the Assessment Center.  Assessment Counselors engage youth in a variety of activities designed to enhance the assessment process.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Implement direct care services according to an individualized assessment process and consistent with the agency’s model of care.
  2. Engage youths in assessment activities ranging from academic and vocational topics to interpersonal skills and healthcare topics.
  3. Implement a non-punitive environment that motivates youths through the assessment process.
  4. Model appropriate moral, ethical, and professional values for youths, colleagues, and the community-at-large.
  5. Regularly seek consultation from appropriate supervisory staff, provide detailed information regarding significant issues affecting youth in care, and accept and implement feedback.
  6. Establish and maintain positive and effective relationships with all program consumers including but not limited to, youths, parents/family, school personnel, neighbors, referral agencies, administrators, etc.
  7. Perform daily operational functions such as facility cleaning (interior and exterior) and maintenance, cooking, shopping, supplies inventory, manage financial/budget tasks, and other rotating assignments.
  8. Actively monitor all aspects of the physical property. Maintain all property in clean, safe, attractive manner. Comply with guidelines for property maintenance and management.
  9. Drive agency vehicles for purpose of transporting youths and operating all facets of the treatment program. Transport youth for routine home activities, court appointments, medical appointments, family visits, other required appointments, and emergency situations.
  10. Provide assistance and support to other program staff in their job responsibilities.
  11. Attend, and take advantage of, regularly scheduled in-service and specially scheduled training sessions. Take advantage of other professional growth opportunities. Maintain required certifications and re-certifications for job by participating in available training.
  12. Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director.

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age;
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college and one (1) year experience working with client population; or,
  • Associate Degree in related field and two (2) years’ experience working with client population; or,
  • High School Diploma and three (3) year experience working with client population.
Skills/Working Conditions:
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be insurable by Methodist Home for Children’s insurance carrier.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule and shifts including weekends, holidays, and extended periods of time.
  • Must successfully complete all phases of pre-service and on-going training, including, but not limited to, physical restraint training, First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions, and medication administration.
  • Must be able to work in high pressure, high stress environment.
  • Position may experience verbal and/or physical aggression from client population.
  • Possible exposure to infectious diseases.
Physical Requirements: 
  • Must provide a negative drug screen result prior to employment.
  • Must pass a post-employment physical and TB test and on-going physical assessments as required.
  • Have the ability to perform physical demands associated with daily operational functions, property management, and client interactions, such as standing, bending, lifting, participation in physical activities, facility cleaning (interior and exterior) and maintenance, cooking, shopping, supplies inventory, and other rotating assignments.
  • Have the ability to comprehend and produce accurate program documentation, including, but not limited to, client treatment plans, progress summaries, manage financial/budget tasks, and community correspondence.
  • Have the ability to communicate professionally with consumers, including, but not limited to, parents, colleagues, and community service providers.
  • Have the ability to provide on-going visual and physical proximity supervision of clients.
  • Have the ability to participate in recreational activities with clients, including, but not limited to, arts, athletics, and outdoor activities.
  • Have the ability to drive a 12-passenger van to transport clients.
  • Have the ability to drive for agency related events during the day or night.
  • Regular attendance at primary worksite and agency related events.
  • Have the ability to work overtime.

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Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Children’s Mental Health: Community Cares Fair, Raleigh

children's mental healthLook for Methodist Home for Children at this Community Cares Fair. You’ll get information about programs, services and supports offered by organizations that work with children and families (school system, recreational activities, educational activities, prevention programs, treatment providers).

Other Community Cares fairs will be held during Children’s Mental Health Week:

May 4: Parkway Head Start, 102 YMCA Dr., Cary
May 6: Knightdale Head Start, 1020 Todd Rd., Knightdale
May 7: St. Mary’s Baptist Church, 9305 Holly Springs Rd., Apex

Fairs are sponsored by Wake System of Care, Alliance Behavioral Healthcare and the Wake County Community Collaborative for Children and Families.


Children’s Mental Health: Community Cares Fair, Cary

children's mental healthLook for Methodist Home for Children at this Community Cares Fair. You’ll get information about programs, services and supports offered by organizations that work with children and families (school system, recreational activities, educational activities, prevention programs, treatment providers).

Other Community Cares fairs will be held during Children’s Mental Health Week:

May 5: Crosby Head Start, 568 E. Lenoir St., Raleigh
May 6: Knightdale Head Start, 1020 Todd Rd., Knightdale
May 7: St. Mary’s Baptist Church, 9305 Holly Springs Rd., Apex

Fairs are sponsored by Wake System of Care, Alliance Behavioral Healthcare and the Wake County Community Collaborative for Children and Families.

 

 


Residential Technician | Jacksonville

 

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

The Residential Technician and Residential Assistant positions function as a part of the clinical team in a culturally sensitive Residential Treatment Level III setting. Staff provide the necessary supports to the clients of FACT who are dually diagnosed with a mental illness or severe emotional disturbance and co-occurring developmental disability. Service requires awake staff around the clock and supervision of the clients is continuous. Shift work is involved with the positions requiring an ability to work irregular and weekend schedules.
Shifts needed:  2pm-midnight and midnight-8am

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Accepts appropriate assignments to provide hands on support services to individuals in a residential setting as determined by the Program Manager, Clinical Director, Treatment Coordinator and/or treatment team. Performs client behavioral intervention, skills training, psycho-educational groups/supports and/or community inclusion services as assigned. Provide direct care services as needed. Follows Treatment and/or Person Centered Plan as developed and agreed upon by the Treatment Team, Referral Source, LME, Clinical Director, Parents/Guardian, and Client. Auditory and visual observations of clients’ behaviors and interpersonal interactions to report in the clients’ daily service notes and in the shift report. Completes documentation, incident reports and other data in accordance with established standards, in an accurate and timely manner. Provides accurate and pertinent information to the Treatment Coordinators, Program Facilitators and/or Program Manager that will be utilized in Treatment Team / CFT meetings. Attends supervision, staff development meetings, and training sessions as required. Maintains professional and therapeutic boundaries with individuals and families being served at all times. Provides intervention and support services in a manner that respects the individual, the clients’ rights, their safety, privacy, property, and therapeutic purposes. Demonstrates knowledge of the growth and developmental needs of the child and adolescent populations and is able to adapt interventions to meet the age-specific and disability-specific developmental needs of the clients. Maintains CPI (or approved equivalent of non-violent Crisis Prevention Intervention) techniques, CPR, First Aid and OSHA/Blood Borne Pathogen training on an annual basis. Accompanies clients into the community as requested. Assists in maintaining the general cleanliness and upkeep of the facilities and vehicles. Reports to supervisor any repairs of the facility or vehicles that are needed. Performs any other duties and/or tasks that may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge and Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent, and minimum of two (2) years of experience working with client population.

Skills/Working Conditions

• Must maintain a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.

• Must be insurable by Methodist Home for Children’s insurance carrier.

• Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, holidays, and extended periods of time.

• Must successfully complete all phases of pre-service and on-going training, including, but not limited to, physical restraint training, First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions, and medication administration.

• Must be able to work in high pressure, high stress environment.

• Position may experience verbal and/or physical aggression from client population.

• Possible exposure to infectious diseases.

Physical Requirements

• Must provide a negative drug screen result prior to employment.

• Must pass a post-employment physical and TB test and on-going physical assessments as required.

• Have the ability to perform physical demands associated with daily operational functions, property management, and client interactions, such as standing, bending, lifting, participation in physical activities, facility cleaning (interior and exterior) and maintenance, cooking, shopping, supplies inventory, and other rotating assignments.

• Have the ability to comprehend and produce accurate program documentation, including, but not limited to, client treatment plans, progress summaries, manage financial/budget tasks, and community correspondence.

• Have the ability to communicate professionally with consumers, including, but not limited to, parents, colleagues, and community service providers.

• Have the ability to provide on-going visual and physical proximity supervision of clients.

• Have the ability to participate in recreational activities with clients, including, but not limited to, arts, athletics, and outdoor activities.

• Have the ability to drive a van to transport clients.

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Closing Date: Open Until Filled