Are you passionate and enthusiastic about working with families and empowering them to navigate the service system on their own? Does the opportunity to get exposure to different aspects of the family dynamics and the systems that are impacting families and their functioning seem intriguing to you? If so, we have the perfect position for you allowing you the opportunity to work on part of a multidisciplinary team where all of your input and perspectives are valued and you are able to touch multiple aspects of our clients live ultimately improving functioning for the whole family system. In this role, there is the structure of the IICAPS model, supervision and training provided, yet the flexibility to try out new interventions and cater our treatment to best meet the needs of the families and children we serve.
Intensive In-Home Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services
Intensive In-Home Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services help decrease the amount of time children spend in inpatient hospitals and residential facilities due to psychiatric and behavioral challenges.
IICAPS works with families and children to provide the skills and resources necessary to allow the child to stabilize at home. The team works in partnership with the family, collaboratively developing and implementing treatment goals to best suit the needs of the family.
IICAPS provides individual sessions with the child, the parents) and the family. Extensive case management services are also provided to help manage ongoing environmental stressors.
The program serves children who are unable to be discharged safely from institutional treatment due to a lack of home and/or community resources, children at risk for psychiatric institutional-based treatment, or children who have been unresponsive to clinic-based services. The program is voluntary and requires consent from parents
Provides intensive home based services to children at risk for psychiatric hospitalization. Services provided include individual and family therapy, parenting skills training, around the clock crisis support, extensive case management, and advocacy. IICAPS operates from a team approach and consists of a Clinician and Mental Health Counselor, both of whom participate in sessions and treatment meetings. Participates in implementation of treatment plan, modifying as appropriate during the course of service. Services provided are in collaboration with DCF, schools, and other community based providers. Team is responsible for attending Rounds and group supervision weekly and maintaining clinical documentation according to licensing, accreditation, Medicaid, and Yale requirements. Purposes of services are to stabilize the child in the home and transition to traditional outpatient services, improve family functioning, and connect the child with the community in a positive way. There is expected consultation and coordination care with Psychiatric providers if appropriate. Must maintain productivity targets determined by Service and remain current on all model training requirements.
- Provision of direct services to children and their families which may include:
- Assessment and engagement
- Formulation and contracting for services or treatment plan.
- Implementation of treatment plan modifying as appropriate during the course of service.
- Discharge planning which may include plans for follow up treatment and connection to community services and programs
- Case management
- Work with community groups in collaborative ventures
- Provision of Service in the office, home or host setting, to meet the unique needs of families served.
- Accurate and timely completion of clinical documentation and reports, and any other documentation and reports required by agency and program policies and funding sources.
- Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with other community agencies and organizations in consultation with supervisor, in order to provide comprehensive and effective treatment services for clients (i.e. schools, courts, hospitals, etc.)
- Works as a team member with other clinical and administrative staff to respond to client and programmatic needs.
- Knowledge and implementation of agency policies and procedures.
- Partners with supervisor to identify areas and develop plans for professional growth.
- Contributes to agency organizational life by participating in agency wide task forces, committees or problem solving teams as appropriate.
- Contributes to agency visibility and development of community linkages by representing the Village in community groups or committees, as assigned by supervisor.
- Other duties or responsibilities as determined by management.
- The ability to physically perform the essential functions of the above position with or without reasonable accommodations
The Village offers a comprehensive flexible benefits package designed to aid in the health and well-being of our employees and their dependents, including:
- Medical and Prescription Coverage
- Health Savings Account (HSA), with employer contribution of up to $1,000 per year
- Dental and Vision Insurance
- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
- Annual on-site flu clinics
- Employer paid Life and AD&D Insurance
- Employer paid Dependent Life Insurance
- Employer paid Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Employer Paid Business Travel Insurance
- 403(b) Plan with Employer Contribution and Match
Advancement in your Career
- Annual Professional License Reimbursement
- Clinical Supervision toward Licensure
- Continuing Education Units (CEU’s)
- Student Loan Forgiveness Program â€“ National Health Service Corp (NHSC)
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Employer paid and confidential counseling services
- Paid Holidays
- Paid time off; including 15 days of vacation, 12 days of sick and bereavement leave