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Family Intervention Specialist

Company: SMA Healthcare
Location: daytona beach
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Top reasons to work for SMA Healthcare:

  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • Great benefits such as: Health, Dental, Vision, Life, & Disability Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Personal Leave (up to 25 days after 3 years of service)
  • 403b Retirement Plan (matches one to one of employee contribution for the first 3%, then a 50% match on the next 6% of employee contribution)
Working Hours: 40 hrs/week; Mon-Fri; 8a-5p
Non-exempt
A currently competent Family Intervention Specialist ( FIS) who is responsible for providing assessment, referral, and case management services to all assigned families (i.e. ages) referred from child protective services who are in need of substance abuse services. The FIS will maintain a maximum caseload of 35 families and provide on-going case management for up to 3 months.

Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited school with a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or some other relevant Human Services discipline. Licensed to practice as a Clinical Social Worker, Mental Health Counselor, or Marriage and Family Therapist or currently certified as an Addictions Professional or Criminal Justice Addictions Professional in the state of Florida preferred. (Current certification may substitute for professional degree.) No less than two years experience providing assessment and referral services to adults suffering from substance abuse related disorders in the last five years.
  • Must be knowledgeable and demonstrate competence in the areas of human development, assessment, linking, monitoring, advocating, and planning for Families and their members suffering from substance abuse and related issues.
  • Must be familiar with and demonstrate competence in various treatment modalities and therapy models useful in the clinical and behavioral management of Families.
  • Current valid drivers license in the state of Florida.

Responsibilities

  • The FIS will conduct a standardized screening to assist the Child Welfare Case Worker in identifying the nature and extent of substance abuse, and to determine the most appropriate substance abuse treatment referral source for assessment and placement.
  • The FIS develops an Intervention Plan with each client and updates the Intervention Plan at every major decision point or minimally every 30 days.
  • The FIS provides individual or group Motivational Enhancement Therapy to all assigned clients.
  • The FIS provides Case Management services assisting in securing transportation and child care arrangements in order for the client to attend scheduled treatment appointments.
  • The FIS will provide a monthly status report to the Child Welfare Case Worker.
  • The FIS will make recommendations to the court regarding Family Reunification.
  • Makes commitment to SMAs mission and core values the SMA Way
  • Abides by principles of EEO compliance and a workplace of dignity and respect.
  • Works cooperatively in a group/team setting.
  • Shows respect to others.
  • Takes guidance and direction from supervisors.
  • Arrives/Reports to work on time and ready to work.
SMA Healthcare is a tobacco and drug-free workplace. EEO Employer W / M / Vet / Disabled

Keywords: SMA Healthcare, Daytona Beach , Family Intervention Specialist, Other , daytona beach, Florida

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