Department: The Academy at Sisters
Reports to: Program Manager
Provides daily coaching to youth and assists youth in understanding and implementing therapeutic goals and objectives as outlined in their individual treatment plan. The Treatment Coordinator serves as the primary contact for (a minimum of seven) youth and their families. The Treatment Coordinator will ensure that the daily needs of the youth and families are met. The Treatment Coordinator will act as liaison between the therapist, academic staff, referring professionals, youth and families. The treatment Coordinator will monitor youth progress and work in conjunction with therapist on transition planning for youth and families.
This is a full time, 40 hour per week, position. Hours may be flexible. Schedule is generally Wed-Sat, or Sun-Wed, and will also include additional hours as needed for Parent Workshops, Graduations and other important events.
§ Provides daily supervision, coaching and support to youth in the program
§ Ensures the needs of the youth and family are being met while in the program
§ Responsible for intake of resident upon enrollment into the Academy
§ Responsible for administering & scoring of intake assessment tests (BASC 2, SASSI)
§ Contributes to youth individual treatment plans and 90-day progress reports
§ Reviews treatment plans and point cards with youth weekly or as determined by Treatment Team
§ Schedules and conducts weekly phone calls/coaching sessions with youth, parents and families
§ Meets weekly with Teacher and Therapist to discuss youth and documents on youth progress and challenges
§ Attends weekly Treatment Team meetings and monthly staff meeting
§ Reports on youth at weekly Treatment Team meetings using individual treatment plan and assists in identifying strategies to help youth advance through the program
§ Contributes to and participates in initial treatment plan and quarterly treatment plan reports on youth
§ Co-creates and facilitates weekly psycho-educational and skill building groups for youth
§ Coordinates, schedules and verifies youth participation at medical appointments
§ Coordinates and schedules family visitation, authorized leaves, daily and weekly outings for youth, and family contracts
§ Participates in the development and facilitation of Parent Workshops
§ Assists Therapists and Teachers as an additional contact with all outside agency providers of youth as needed (Bend High School, adjunct Therapists, volunteer programs, etc.)
§ Observe Equine therapy sessions as needed
§ Maintains current and accurate documentation on youth in the program
§ Assists with supervision of youth on activities
§ Assists with additional support roles or duties
§ Creates annual calendar of events with youth on caseload and ensures events are recognized
§ Provides youth exit information to Program Manager and Director of Private Programs
§ Assists with tours and promotion of the Academy at Sisters
§ Assists with alumni outreach
§ Act as emergency contact for Academy at Sisters staff
§ Other duties as required by Program Manager
§ Knowledge, Skills and Ability: Understanding of and ability to interact appropriately with at risk adolescent youth in a residential setting. Willingness to learn and implement the ABCR Program model. Willingness to work together with the Treatment Team and other staff to assist and support youth in their treatment and academic process. Ability to remain calm in crisis situations and provide a safe environment for all youth and staff. Ability to facilitate group and provide feedback to youth as needed. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to develop and maintain appropriate professional boundaries. Ability to work independently and cooperatively as a team. Ability to interface effectively with parents, referring professionals and others as needed. Maintains positive, professional demeanor and represents the agency in a profession manner at all times.
§ Experience and Training: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Sociology or related field and 2 years’ experience working with at-risk youth. Valid Oregon Driver License, current in CPR and First Aid.
This job description is not meant to be all inclusive, and it is subject to change.