What is this job?
To provide clinical support to children and adolescents; conduct mental health assessments and screen for human trafficking concerns; maintain current and accurate case documentation; provide crisis intervention and supportive counseling.
Sign On Bonus?
Sign on Bonus of starting from $500 to $2,000 may be available upon hire and eligibility.
- Trauma training & certification
- Clinical supervision within your work hours and provided by Board certified supervisors
- Licensure expenses fully covered
- Comprehensive benefit, incentive, and wellness package
What is this company? Board of who?
Board of Child Care (BCC) is not a federal or state agency. It is an independent not-for-profit organization that serves over 1,000 children annually across 12 locations. You would join about 800 teammates across DC, MD, PA, and WV that empower youth and their families to flourish within their community.
What does this job do specifically?
- Responsible for providing youth with individual supportive counseling sessions at least one time weekly, providing additional support as clinically necessary.
- Responsible for ensuring group counseling sessions are provided in the residential milieu at least once weekly.
- Works with youth to complete short term treatment goals and objectives.
- Provides assistance with the completion of the individual service plan and required assessments within regulatory time frames.
- Responsible for ensuring the youth are given the support necessary to identify and discuss concerns related to their journey into the United States or life in home country.
- Conducts screenings and assessments to identify special needs, developmental, medical or mental health concerns as well as criminal history, gang involvement, trauma and/or trafficking related concerns in accordance with mandated timeframes.
- Conducts and documents risk assessment screenings in accordance with mandated timeframes.
- Provides crisis intervention and supports.
- Ensures all assessments and screenings reflect involvement of the youth, family and potential sponsors as appropriate.
- Maintain effective working relationships with families, children/youth, colleagues, consultants and community agencies.
- Active participation in mandatory case review and planning meetings, demonstrating the ability to present an accurate and concise client summary to both internal and external team members.
- Resettlement Policy and Procedures relating to the care and supervision of Unaccompanied Children. This includes knowledge of legal background and authority governing the practice as related to working with Unaccompanied Children.
Required Education and Experience
- Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in social work or counseling
- 1 year experience in human services or social services that demonstrates clinical, case management or direct service experience
- Fluent in both English and Spanish
Preferred Education and Experience
- Experience working with diverse populations, including refugee and/or unaccompanied children and adolescents.
- Current LGSW, LGPC, LCSW-C, LCPC, LGMFT, LCMFT, LGPAT, LCPAT or other applicable State Licensure
**Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
The Board of Child Care is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. All eligible candidates, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply for vacancies as appropriate.