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CCS Youth Support Specialist

Company: Professional Services Group, Inc
Location: Appleton
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

PSG/CIP is a multi-service community-based social services organization that fulfills its mission of helping individuals and families to achieve their greatest potential through dynamic, cost effective and innovative programming responsive to the needs of diverse communities. WHY WORK FOR PSG/CIP?Be part of a great team that is passionate and dedicated to making a difference in the community!Opportunities for advancementProfessional development trainingsGreat work-life balanceCompetitive benefits package, including: paid time off and company holidays; health, vision, dental, and life insurance; short and long term disability; 401k and profit sharingThe CCS Youth Support Specialist provides skill building and support to youth referred to the Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) Program. The CCS Youth Support Specialist also supports and assists youth in the follow through and success of their individualized goals. Services include individual and group sessions, structured recreational activities that build social skills, crisis intervention, school support and parent contact. SALARY: $18.00 an hour Plus a $1,000 sign-on bonus! Schedule: Flexible with work from home for up to 2 days per week! This position operates in a professional office environment as well as within the community. The hours of work for this position are varied, but typically are Monday through Friday during the business hours of 9:00 am and 6:00 pm. Rotating weekends may occur on occasion. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Analyze youth capabilities, strengths and problems to determine the services required to meet the unique needs of youth.Implement, evaluate and review youth goals in collaboration with team members, youth and their families.Exercise judgment to intervene as an advocate for youth in school, the community and during emergency and crisis situations.Attend youth/family team meetings.Report youth progress to the CCS case manager at Outagamie County Department of Human Services and make appropriate recommendations.Complete proper documentation per program standards, including note/billing, monthly reports, and discharge summaries.Organize and facilitate individual meetings and structured recreational activities that assist youth in developing pro-social skills and connections.Safely transport clients as needed.Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or other related field.Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license and automobile insurance.Must be CPR certified. Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status Tags: youth, teen, community, mental health, social services, human services, addiction counseling, supportive, nurture, career, treatment, crisis, kids, children, therapy, behavior, communications, compassion, positive, impact, continuing education, development, professional development, professional growth, advancement, family, families PI191459759

Keywords: Professional Services Group, Inc, Appleton , CCS Youth Support Specialist, Other , Appleton, Wisconsin

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