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 31states 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 the Position: A Licensed Professional of the Healing Arts (LPHA) provides intensive individualized mental health interventions and support services in a variety of community based settings to children/adolescents receiving Rehabilitative Behavioral Health Services.
These settings include but are not limited to: home, school, activity center, church, neighborhood, or extended or kinship family home. The LPHA is supported by the Clinical Supervisor, as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team, and implements sound clinical interventions and support services to enable the children and adolescents to be maintained and function in the least restrictive setting.
Qualifications/Requirements: The LPHA must hold a master’s degree in a human services related field, possess a current, valid license with a South Carolina licensing body (Board of Medical Examiners, Board of Psychology Examiners, Board of Nursing, Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists, Board of Social Work Examiners), and demonstrate at least one year of experience in working with children and adolescents with mental health issues.
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, and two (2) Professional references and one (1) Personal references to ATTN: Jennette Bruster 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