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 (IICAPS)
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.
About the Village
The Village was one of the first agencies in
the country to provide homes for neglected children. Today, we continue to
achieve our mission "to build a community of strong, healthy families who
protect and nurture children" by providing a full range of behavioral health,
early childhood and youth development, substance abuse treatment, and support
services for children, families and adults in the Greater Hartford region.
Our staff are energetic, enthusiastic,
mission-driven and open to learning. If you’d like to grow your career in a
diverse and supportive environment rich with learning opportunities, join us!
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.
Provides direct services to children and their families which may include:
Client Clinical Oversight
- Assessment and diagnosing
- Providing therapy- individual, family and group therapy
- Discharge planning
- Outreach to agency’s internal programs and other collateral agencies, including DCF, school systems to ensure consistent care coordination.
- Ensure adherence to organizational and program policies and procedures.
- Provide treatment in conjunction with multidisciplinary team
- Complete all documentation in a timely manner
- Attend and facilitate clients’ treatment meetings
- Use data to inform client treatment intervention/direction
- Contribute to program and agency’s functioning by proving guidance and direction to program staff
- Assist on task force and agency’s committees or initiatives
- Use supervision and trainings to ensure professional growth and needed skills in evidence based models of treatments
- Contribute to agency visibility and development of community linkages by representing the Village in community groups or committees.
- Other duties as assigned.
NOTE: This position is eligible for a special Sign-on Bonus!
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