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At Boys & Girls Village, we understand that children and families are the cornerstones of our society. Since 1942, it has been our mission to preserve and strengthen family bonds. As a leader in services for troubled youth and their families, we continually strive to develop a seamless continuum of care. Boys & Girls Village offers an array of services for children and their families. These services range from highly structured sub-acute services on campus to intensive intervention and care in the home and the community. Our broad range of programs and services are designed to work collaboratively with families, state and local agencies, and other community providers.
PURPOSE/FUNCTION OF THE PROGRAM,
To provide intensive in home services to children and adolescents who because of the complexity and severity of the psychiatric needs are at risk for hospitalization; to prevent hospitalization or need for other institutional levels of care and to maximize community functioning.
The IICAPS coordinator provides clinical supervision to the IICAPS teams as well as direct services to families when needed. Coordinator assists the Director with managing the productivity of the IICAPS teams and conducts chart audits to ensure that documentation is complete and up to date. The Coordinator assists the gathering of CQ1 measures.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Maintain fiscal stability of program by monitoring weekly billing of assigned teams.
- Provides 2 hours per week of clinical supervision to each assigned team.
- Manages day-to-day activities of IICAPS staff in assigned teams.
- Provides coverage thru direct care to client in absence of a team member as assigned.
- Perform evaluations and treatment of children, parents, and families as needed.
- Assists in the running and scheduling of rounds
- Provides psychotherapeutic services to families through individual and family therapy to promote change in the family system.
- Guide family and team in formulation of treatment goals and strategies.
- Formulate recommendations with entire IICAPS team.
- Attend IICAPS trainings and adhere to Yale IICAPS model as overseen by Director.
- After hours on call duty as part of a regular rotation (may require going into the home).
- Ensure staff is obtaining insurance authorization for cases.
- Documents and evaluates all services and procedures to be in adherence with state statutes, Yale, COA and Boys & Girls Village standards.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Participate in supervision and case presentations.
- Provides resolution of problems arising during a crisis (on call rotation via cell phone).
- Collaborates with other service providers to assure continuity of care.
- Assist with data collection through BMS and BGV internal QI measures
- Keeps the Director apprised of all at risk situations.
- Prevents, intervenes and reports instances of child abuse or neglect.
- Performs additional duties as assigned to deliver seamless services through Boys & Girls Village.
- Provides back up to on-call staff, maintaining a flexible work schedule.
- Weekly supervision with director.
- Must possess an LCSW or equivalent and be licensed in the state of Connecticut.
- Must have experience supervising direct care staff.
- Must have significant knowledge of diverse populations served by the program and short-term treatment methodologies.
- Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule and be in the office during normal business hours and available after hours for on call support
- Previous experience with in home behavioral health.
- Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) desired.
- Oversees and monitors charting.
- Reviews service and treatment plans of all active cases to insure appropriateness of care.
- Responsible for clinical integrity of services delivered.
- Meets with teams assigned
- Assists director in writing 90 day and annual reviews.
- Must be able to climb several flights of stairs.
- Must be able to work with clients in a variety of settings.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENT:
- Must be willing to drive to off –campus sites for home visits and collaborative meetings.
- Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record and reliable transportation
- Ability to be flexible with work schedule.
COME JOIN OUR TEAM!
Boys & Girls Village takes pride in the supportive, team-oriented work environment we offer to current and prospective employees. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, short and long-term disability, a retirement plan and generous vacation benefits. In addition, it is our goal to assure that the highest quality of care is provided to our clients by our competent, committed employees. To that end, we encourage professional development through our tuition reimbursement program and promote continued growth through various learning opportunities.
Boys & Girls Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We accept resumes on an ongoing basis. Due to the large volume of resumes that we receive, we kindly ask that you do not inquire via telephone about the status of your resume. You can be assured that if you do not hear from us, your resume will be held on file for future consideration.
PLEASE NOTE:Due to the Department of Children & Families regulations, we are prohibited from hiring anyone with a pending charges or convictions of assault or a violent crime; risk of injury to a minor; impairing the morals of a child; physical or sexual abuse, possession; use or sale of a controlled substance; similar crimes.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Internships are available. Please contact Human Resources at 203-877-0300 for more information and to learn whether we can meet the internship requirements of your school.
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