Cookeville, TN, USA
Our Specialized Crisis Services program serves children and adolescents under the age of 18 who are experiencing a crisis- suicidal, homicidal, physical aggression, or psychosis. The program specializes in working with the client, family, and other systemic key participants to assess the risks versus the protective factors to keep the client and others safe. Specialized Crisis Services strives to use the least restrictive environment. The Youth Villages’ SCS Program uses a systematic treatment model where interventions are parent focused bringing change through the family, school, community, and peer groups; training staff intensively in conducting assessment, crisis management, in-home treatment, and respite care.
Provide mobile crisis response and thorough, strength-based assessment of children and families in crises in their natural environments.
Utilize crisis respite homes when appropriate
Dickson, TN, USA
Can I see myself here?
We have found our staff succeeds at Youth Villages when they: Are passionate about social services and dedicated to helping at-risk youth and families Value feedback and accountability Value the collaboration that comes from working on a team and thrive working on their own Enjoy variety in their schedule and not sitting behind a desk all day Are results and detailed oriented Have a sense of humor and find creative ways to implement ideas Value a strength-based treatment approach Can change priorities quickly Are looking for more than just a job
How will I make a difference?
Providing in-home counseling services for at-risk youth and families Managing a small case load of four to six families to provide quality counseling Meeting with youth and families three times weekly to address each family’s needs Providing after hours support to youth and families utilizing a rotating on-call schedule...
Nashville, TN, USA
Youth Villages’ Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems. Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings. We have three different types of facilities—Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses, and Group Homes. Located in Tennessee and Georgia, all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed).
The Behavioral Youth Counselor Assistant, also known as Teacher Counselor Assistant:
Our Teacher Counselor Assistant positions are located in our residential facilities and group homes.
Teach children necessary life skills and provide for their physical...