Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #12-1527


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INTENSIVE CARE COORDINATOR
(Mental Health Therapist)


Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

Job # 12-1527

$50,668 to $67,557  (Grade S23)
 
Description:

Multiple positions available, located in Fairfax, Virginia.

The Intensive Care Coordination Team of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board is seeking an energetic, highly organized, self-motivated wraparound facilitator with excellent clinical skills working with youth and families. The Intensive Care Coordinator works with children and youth that are at risk of placement in a residential treatment facility or are currently placed outside their homes and are transitioning back to the community setting. Works intensely with the family, community partners and informal supports to identify and develop a collaborative Youth and Family Team tasked with creating, implementing and monitoring a sustainable strength-based individualized Plan of Care and Safety Plan. Partners with the family to lead the Youth and Family Team and introduces the team to the principles and practice of Wraparound services, including the use of a team-based planning process. Monitors the progression, efficacy and on-going needs of the youth/family as identified in the Plan of Care. Responsible for the development and distribution of all documentation relevant to the activities of the Youth and Family Team. The goal of the Youth and Family Team is to effectively and successfully meet the emotional and behavioral needs of the youth and family in order to eliminate the need for more restrictive placements.

 

Minimum
Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited college with at least a bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling, nursing, plus two years of clinical experience; or graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in social work, psychology, sociology or counseling plus one year of clinical experience. Clinical experience means providing direct clinical services to individuals with mental illness and includes supervised internships, practicums, and field experience. Additional education may not substitute for clinical experience.

 

Special
Requirements:

The appointees to these positions will be required to complete a criminal background check, an Office of the Inspector General (OIG) check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employer. Valid motor vehicle driver's license required.

 

Preferred
Qualifications:

Experience in leading/facilitating community meetings. Experience with or knowledge of Wraparound services is a plus.

 

Selection
Procedure:

Panel interview.

 

To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

 

Closing Date:

10/26/2012

 

Date Posted:

10/13/2012

 

Benefits:

Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.

 

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