Mental health Skill-Building Specialist

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Job Code: WBS-565
Department: Mental & Behavioral Health
Location: VA - Abingdon
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Bachelors Degree

Job Description:

 

Do you have the heart, desire and passion along with the knowledge, skills and abilities it takes to help children, families and individuals who are struggling with behavioral or mental health disorders? Are you a team player, understanding the holistic approach and the importance of communication and collaboration? Do you want to become part of an organization that cares about your personal and professional growth?   If you have answered YES to these three questions, then we should have a conversation!

Since our inception in 1992, Family Preservation Services (FPS) of Virginia has been a leader and innovator in the development of community-based services here in the Commonwealth of Virginia. FPS of Virginia currently operates 30 office sites, each designed to meet the unique needs of each community through the integration and use of evidence based and trauma-informed practices.

With more than 900 employees servicing more than 3,000 individuals and families each year, FPS is the largest private provider of community based services in Virginia.

As a leader in the area of mental health and behavioral health services, Family Preservation Services of Virginia, with the support and collective expertise of our global parent company, Pathways by Molina, will continue our commitment to promoting positive change in the individuals, families and communities we impact each day.

FPS is committed to creating the best possible work environment for our team members and offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, FSAs, vacation, sick, basic and optional life insurance, EAP, 401k (100% match for the 1st 4% employee contribution/immediate vesting) and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. 

Family Preservation Services is seeking qualified individuals to fill positions in our Mental Health Skill Building Services program. Workers will provide training oriented activities in the client's home, community settings where skills training can be applied, and as indicated in the Individualized Service Plan. Activities/trainings are experienced by the client assisted by the worker.

FPS is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.

 

SUMMARY

Family Preservation Services is seeking qualified individuals to fill positions in our Mental Health Skill Building Services program. Workers will provide training oriented activities in the client's home, community settings where skills training can be applied, and as indicated in the Individualized Service Plan. Activities/trainings are experienced by the client assisted by the worker.

EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS: 

Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate human services field from an accredited college with one year of clinical experience

OR

An Associate's Degree in a human services field with 2 years’ clinical experience

Direct service experience with adults

 

Preferred Skills: