Status: Full Time Hourly
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Company Information: Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) is one of the largest non-profit Youth and Family Support agencies, in over 30 states plus DC, working with high-risk youth and their families in the United States. Currently, YAP employs more than 2,000 dedicated workers and serves approximately 20,000 youth and families per year. Our mission is to engage human service systems so that they rely less on institutional care and invest more in supporting families and neighborhoods. We currently work with child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, disability, primary health care, and education systems to develop and offer community-based alternatives for the highest risk children, young people, young adults and families, and adults. Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is committed to creating safe environments and providing services that are individualized, culturally competent and trauma informed to build brighter futures for all.
Summary of Position: This position is responsible for implementing and coordinating behavioral health services. Provide direct counseling to the individual and family. Ensure that all components of the treatment plan are being implemented and are clinically appropriate as determined by the diagnosis and assessment. Ensure that all services are provided in compliance with YAP Policies and State and Federal regulations.
Qualifications/ Requirements: Master’s Degree in one of the following human services field required: psychology, criminal justice, sociology, social work, counseling/therapy, or behavioral health.
Active professional licensure in the practice of psychology, counseling, or social work required. Experience in the provision of home and/or community based mental health services. Foster Care experience is a plus.
CPR/First Aid Certification. Behavior Management (MANDT) Certification is a plus
Position requires reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and car insurance limits with a minimum of $100,000 per person and $300,000 per accident bodily injury liability.
Benefits Available: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, UNUM, Paid time off, Holiday Pay, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.
Contact information: Please submit cover letter, resume, two (2) professional references and one (1) personal reference to ATTN: Harris County Hiring Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, genetic characteristics, or disability unrelated to job performance.