Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 03-Dec-2018 to 01-Jan-2019
  • - Volunteers of America of Indiana
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • $45,000 to $50,000/ year
  • Full Time

The Winchester House is a one-of-a-kind, family-centered, residential treatment program for mothers struggling with addiction. This program strives to maintain the bond between mother and child by allowing mothers to have their children live with them during their stay in the treatment program.
 
The Treatment Counselor is responsible for providing counseling and group services to assigned clients in accordance with VOA, DMHA, CARF, and grant provider standards.
 
Volunteers of America of Indiana is one of 35 affiliates of Volunteers of America which was established in 1896. At Volunteers of America, we are more than a nonprofit organization. We are comprised of nearly 16,000 paid, professional employees dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential nation-wide. For over 115 years, we have taken on the most difficult tasks to help the most underserved.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Develop individual treatment plans and maintain individual client files according to VOA, DCS, Medicaid, CARF, DHMA, grant providers standards.
• Assist in coordinating referrals with DCS
• Enforce all applicable rules and regulations to clients in VOA programs.
• Collaborate with Program Director, Case Manager, Residential Monitors, and other staff to ensure high quality continuum of care
• Operate in a trauma-informed manner with all clients and staff
• Maintain a high level of cultural competence in order to be effective with clients and operate successfully within a diverse team
• Assist with meeting training needs
• Provide individual and group substance abuse and mental health treatment to assigned clients.  
• Provide individual and group parenting support to assigned clients
• Maintain positive working relationships with contractors, referral sources, area service providers and regulatory agencies.
• Produce timely and accurate reporting and billing on clients as required by DCS, Medicaid, DMHA, grant providers, and VOA.
• Provide accurate and therapeutically sound interpretive summaries based on assessment of clients' strengths, needs, abilities, and problems.
• Assess client's readiness to advance phases/discharge from program
• Compile reports for DCS court system
• Attend team, clinical staffing, and individual supervision meetings
• Assist client with service planning focusing on attaining client goals
• Plan and facilitate educational, life skills, trauma, and cognitive-behavioral groups.
• Protect client rights and confidentiality in accordance with VOA policies
• Work on a multi-disciplinary team
• Provide rotating on-call coverage as needed
• Link client with needed services, resources, and supports in the community.
 
Qualifications
The position requires a Master's degree in Psychology, Sociology, or related field,  two years of experience working therapeutically with populations whose difficulties border on the child welfare system, and the ability to conduct individual and group counseling, complete assessments, develop resources, and maintain client records is essential.  Licensure preferred: LMFT, LCSW, or LMHC.  Some evening hours and rotating on-call hours are required. Must have a valid Driver's License.

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