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Therapeutic Mentor/ Therapeutic Training and Support

At LAMOUR Community Health Institute and LBD Counseling and Consulting Clinic direct time with youth skill building using structured one-to-one strength based support interventions for the purpose of addressing daily living, social and communication needs and to learn new skills for improved functioning in the community.

Interventions include teaching Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) skills, coaching, problem- solving and training guided by the goals that are established by master level clinician, youth's and their family on existing treatment plan. All work is conducted within community via home visits, school visits and work with other providers. Also included is direct time with providers (attendance at IEP meetings, hospital discharge meetings, Care Planning Team (CPT) meetings, collateral contacts (phone and face-to-face), coordination, case management, skill building using Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) (parent, communication skills for both youth and their family) advocacy, navigating system and attending care plan meeting on youth and families behalf; Works as part of a multidisciplinary team with In home therapy clinician staff on treatment intervention plans. Attendance and participation in in-services training and Dialectical Behavior Therapy skill building trainings is required.

Responsibilities: 

• Reports to the licensed master or doctoral level supervisor and other supervisors.
• Demonstrated ability to work within a team and independently
• Maintain patient's record daily via MDSP progress notes output from interventions on assessments, treatment plans, progress notes and billing.
• Utilize comprehensive, home-based behavioral health assessment inclusive of the CANS, with fidelity in regards to process notes, treatment plans and assessments and discharge plan
• Be creative and willing to engage clients in treatment using non-traditional methods ( understand collaborative treatment of traumatized children and teens, multisystem therapy, or wrap around services)
• Completes Supervisor approved in services DBT-course 
• Assists in implementing behavioral programming in a 1:1 setting.
• Monitors patient's progress on implementation of the goals of the treatment plan developed by patient and family, clinical team and supervisor.
• Provide direct client care in 1:1 utilizing a combination of intensive teaching and natural environment training arrangements
• Identification of community resources and development of natural support options for youth and parent/guardian/caregiver.
• Direct time with providers (e.g., attendance at IEP meetings, hospital discharge meetings, Care Planning Team (CPT) meetings (for Members enrolled in ICC, etc.)
• Referral and linkage to appropriate supports and services
• Coaching in support of decision-making in both crisis and non-crisis situations
• Skills training for youth and parent/guardian/caregiver 
• Ability to provide 24/7 crisis response via phone
• Ability to communicate effectively in a community based environment
• Ability to be the voice of the youth in care plan meetings 
• Current valid US-issued driver's license and ability to provide registered and insured automobile for work-related purposes 
• Must have a home office (computer, fax machine, email address and cell phone)
• Some weekend and evening work will be required, but schedule is flexible based on clients meeting needs
• Attend required trainings and staff meetings
• Maintain an appropriate and valid state driver's license, and be insurable by the agency's current insurance carrier
• Must meet state criminal background check requirements- Pass CORI & SORI

• Strong analytical skills and interpersonal skills and willingness to work directly with patients and clients 
• Ability to communicate effectively within a variety of situations and with diverse populations 
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Excellent time management skills
• Must be CANS certified or in process of being certified

Qualifications: 

Preferred candidate having a bachelor's degree in a human services field from an accredited institution and one (1) year of relevant experience working with families and youth. Associate-level associate's degree in a human services field from an accredited academic institution, and at least one (1) year of relevant experience working with families and/or youth. Additional life or work experience may be considered in place of a human services degree. 

Bilingual a plus; Haitian Creole, Portuguese Creole, Spanish, Vietnamese, Vietnamese, Chinese, Cambodian 

How to Apply:

Email cover letter and resume to HR@lamourgroup.org 
Please see our website at http://lamourgroup.org/