Youth Dynamics Miles City Office is seeking a Full Time Family Support Assistant!
What does a Family Support Assistant do?:
Family Support Assistants work directly with youth and families in the community.
Family Support Assistants provide supervised therapeutic services to youth and families with behavioral and emotional difficulties for the purpose of maintaining and supporting the family.
Do you qualify?:
- High School graduate or equivalent
- able to pass a background screening by MT CPS, MT Criminal History and MT DMV (As well as any other state you have lived in in the past 5 years)
- have a valid driver’s license, the minimal vehicle insurance required by law, and a good driving record
Required knowledge, skills and abilities:
- Ability to communicate well with others both orally and in writing, using both technical and non-technical language.
- Knowledge of the organization, policies and procedures, structure and operations.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with youth and adults at various functional levels.
- Ability to prepare accurate and reliable reports.
- Ability to use logical and creative thought processes to develop solutions within approved guidelines.
- Ability to be flexible and adapt to organizational, youth, and family changes and needs.
- Familiarity with community opportunities for youth.
- Ability to work independently, as a team member, and to accept direction and feedback from a supervisor.
- Ability to collaborate and to work as part of a team.
- Ability to drive to client’s location and transport client.
- Possession of a valid driver’s license and minimal insurance required by law.
Principal Responsibilities: Are you interested in?
- Meet with FSA Manager to determine a therapeutic match and review youth information.
- Establish a schedule for meeting the youth and adhere to it as closely as possible.
- Establish a positive therapeutic relationship with assigned youth, caregivers, and team.
- Plan direct care therapeutic activities in the home, school, and community that will facilitate achievement of Individual Treatment Plan goals.
- Communicate with FSA Manager, Care Manager, Youth Case Manager, Therapist, and parents on progress, concerns, needs, etc. as directed.
- Attend youth Treatment Team meetings when requested.
- Accurately record all services
- Participate in public relations, networking, and outreach efforts as requested.
- Build working relationships with schools, human service agencies, other providers, and other stakeholders to promote services.
- Participate in regular supervision with your FSA Manager, Care Manager, Youth Case Manager, and/or Therapist as assigned.
- Participate in Local Service Area/Group Home Team Meetings, State of the Agency, in-service training, and other assigned meetings required.