Under the general supervision of the Program Director/designee, functions as part of an interdisciplinary team assisting assigned individuals and their children in developing and maintaining viable living, working, parenting, and social situations in the community by obtaining needed medical, social, psychosocial, educational, financial, vocational and other services. Participates in the provision of crisis intervention services to participants and their children. Travels to consumers' residences or apartments to counsel and aid the consumers and to assist them, within their capabilities and interests, in maintaining the greatest degree of independent living. The majority of duties are often performed independently under general supervision.
THIS IS A FIELD OPPORTUNITY
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: List all essential job duties. (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with a disability to perform the essential duties unless this causes undue hardship to the agency.)
PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WITH EXPERIENCE WITH YOUNG ADULTS AND FAMILIES
***Qualifying fields include education degrees featuring a major or concentration in: social work, psychology, nursing, rehabilitation, education, occupational therapy, physical therapy, recreation or recreation therapy, counseling, community mental health, child and family studies, sociology, speech and hearing or other human services field.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES