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Family Support Specialist (Family Services) AMIkids Miami Dade South

Company: AMIkids Inc.
Location: Miami
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Family Support Specialist (Family Services) AMIkids Miami Dade South The -role of the -Family Services Specialist -is to -execute -the -family engagement and psychoeducation process for -each youth entering and leaving the program -in the region assigned. -Provide orientation and initiation of services with the -families -and conduct in-home family skills training.

  • Responsible for conducting -in-home family skills training -and assist -parents -with concerns and/or youth issues. Work will be conducted in the home environment, youth's school and work place, as well at the -regional -programs, -
  • Coordinate -activities that include but are not limited -to the following: identify family needs are met in the community, identify positive family supports, and ensure transition needs are met, -
  • Develop partnerships with and maintain contacts with key individuals,
  • Develop positive school/community relations with industry contacts, -
  • Administer -Psychoeducation -services within the established guidelines of the AMIkids Personal Growth Model - (PGM) and Evidence Based Practices, -
  • Oversee completion of a family assessment on all -families -within required contractual guidelines; ensure -family -treatment plan is developed within required contractual guidelines, -
  • Participate in -progress meetings (as required by contractual guidelines) held on each youth, with members of the treatment team, -
  • Ensure completion of weekly behavioral up-dates and weekly goal progressions; -ensure completion of up-to-date and accurate session notes, -
  • Lead -and/or participate -in positive reinforcement, interdisciplinary and/or care review meetings, -
  • Administer -First Aid and CPR during emergencies in accordance with the -national -standards, -
  • Complete administrative tasks related to the role: -
    • Participate in staff meetings and interactive training in open communication and for the dissemination of information, -
    • Submit -required reports and documentation; act as liaison between AMIkids -home -office, AMIkids -programs, and regulatory agencies, -
    • Attend monthly reviews and conduct monthly audits to ensure all pertinent information -is -recorded, -
    • Monitor and ensure compliance as they relate to treatment; maintain accurate records, -
    • Attend required training/professional development events and maintain all appropriate certification(s) -and license(s), -
    • Assist with special projects and other duties as assigned. - Minimum Education, Training and Experience
      • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Criminal Justice -or related -field; Master's preferred, -
      • Two (2) years' experience working with at risk or troubled youth preferred.
      • Experience working with families in the home environment, providing counseling -or psychoeducation -and training is highly desirable, -
      • Ability to travel; up to 80% of the time. What's in it for you?
        As well as gain an opportunity to make an exceptional difference in kids' lives, AMIkids offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
        • Growth opportunities - we pride ourselves on developing our leaders from within
        • Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, & Prescription Drug plan options; Health Spending Account, Company paid Life Insurance and AD&D
        • PTO & Paid Holidays
        • Wellness Benefits - EAP, Health Coaching, Stress Management Programs, etc.
        • Employer Funded Pension Plan, Voluntary 403(B) Retirement Plan, Student Loan Forgiveness Program
        • Pet Insurance, World Travel Assistance, Car Rental discounts, Gym Membership discounts, and more.Travel Required Yes . Ability to travel; up to 80% of the time, QualificationsEducationRequiredBachelors or better in Psychology or related field.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: AMIkids Inc., Miami , Family Support Specialist (Family Services) AMIkids Miami Dade South, Other , Miami, Florida

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