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Intervention Specialist

Company: Community Solutions Inc
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Community Solutions Inc. has received an increase in their funding contract and is now looking for a dedicated and passionate individual to join our team in Santa Barbara as an Intervention Specialist. In this role you will help facilitate positive change in client behavior through the facilitation of evidence based group sessions based on assessments made through the use of motivational enhancement strategies. Scheduledhours: Full Time variable hours dependent upon court and scheduled group sessions. Community Solutions Inc. (CSI) is a nonprofit organization that promotes the responsible citizenship, accountability, and well-being of individuals and families involved, or at risk of involvement, in the child welfare, juvenile justice, or criminal justice system. Since CSIs founding in 1962, it has been a pioneer in the community-based service. We have been deliveringsupervision, treatment, and comprehensiveindividualized services to help clients interact more effectively in their communities and become productive citizens. Using this plan we built the first ever halfway house in New England which has now been replicated and grown to almost 50 programs in 9 states. For over 50 years, CSI has been building upon its successful foundations and has been expanding its services to serve thousands of adults, youth, and families each year. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS includes but is not limited too:

  • Actively participate in Service Team Meetings by presenting new client assessments.
  • Responsible for entering all new referrals to interventions they facilitate immediately following the Service Team Meeting
  • Prepare, plan and facilitate individual and group sessions with integrity and fidelity to curriculum/manual as scheduled.
  • Document the group and individual sessions
  • Assist in the development and implementation of Individual Service Plans.
  • Must meet or exceed goals established by the funding source for completion rates of each intervention facilitated.
  • Contribute towards meeting all benchmarks
  • Maintain client files and ensure compliance with Agency policy regarding confidential information.
  • This confidentiality must be maintained even if you are no longer an employee of CSI.
  • Submit pre-trial progress reports to Supervisor
  • Submit Monthly progress reports for probation to supervisor
  • Serve as a role model to clients and staff by modeling pro-social behaviors.
  • Record all group and individual sessions with clients and follow procedure to upload these recordings for quality assurance review.
  • Actively participate in quality assurance review session and apply new strategies and techniques presented.
  • Register for and attend all required trainings and refreshers including but not limited to MI and group facilitation.
  • Participate in the administration and collection of WAI surveys.
  • Secure urines from same sex clients and complete all required paper work and electronic documentation
  • Monitor case load to ensure all urines and breathalyses required are randomly requested and are secured.
  • Complete incident reports as needed and submit to PD prior to leaving shift.
  • Communicate client non-compliance to the referral source
  • Document communication in CSI data collection system.
  • May be required to perform tasks carried out by the Case Manger as directed.
  • Provide coverage of front desk duties as assigned.Qualifications
    • Bachelors degree in a social science field plus one (1) year experience in social services.
    • Education may be substituted with experience on a year for year basis.
    • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills desired.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office.
    • COVID19 vaccination or a negative test prior to start. BENEFITS: CSI offers great benefits which include:
    • Two (2) weeks vacation accrued within the first year, bumped to three (3) weeks accrual after 1 year of service.
    • Sick time (7 days accrual basis), floating holiday time (4 days/year).
    • Medical and Dental plans.
    • Voluntary plan options for: Vision, FSA, voluntary STD, Accident, Hospital, Life insurance and AD&D.
    • 401(k) Retirement savings plan with automatic enrollment and a company match of 100% up to 4% of your contribution.
    • Tuition reimbursement after 1 year service.
    • Ongoing training. CSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Community Solutions Inc, Santa Barbara , Intervention Specialist, Other , Santa Barbara, California

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