THERAPY AND COUNSELING CAREERS

Provide youth and young adults who face multiple barriers to successfully transition to adulthood with behavioral health services that allow them to persist in secondary education. Provide co-occurring therapeutic services including engagement, assessment, treatment, and linkage.

Provide community-based education and employment support to eligible clients in the FEP Program. Work collaboratively with FEP team to support treatment plan goal completion. Utilize psycho-education, vocational, and employment skills training to engage clients, including those who may be resistant to traditional treatment modalities. 

Provides psychotherapeutic interventions to families of youth and young adults experiencing psychiatric symptoms using evidence-based approaches in line with the FEP—NAVIGATE Model. Conducts family, group, and multi-family treatment sessions and provides psycho-education and resources to relevant parties. Works collaboratively with entire FEP treatment team. May provide some individual therapy on occasion.

Provides individual psychotherapeutic interventions to youth and young adults experiencing psychiatric symptoms using evidence-based approaches in line with the FEP—NAVIGATE Model. Treats psychosis, schizophrenia-spectrum disorders, substance use, and other high-risk behaviors/symptoms as part of a multidisciplinary specialty treatment team. 

The FEP Peer Specialist utilizes their own experiences as a past consumer of mental health services, to deliver direct supportive services to youth referred to or receiving FEP services. The Peer Specialist ensures that youth voice and choice is understood and utilized by other FEP team members. Connects youth/families to supports and resources within their community, and engages youth and family in the treatment process. Advocates for youth/family needs within the team and community. 

Provide comprehensive and culturally responsive mental health services for emotionally disturbed children and their families.  Provide crisis intervention and case management services to caseload clients and families.

Provide targeted, comprehensive and culturally responsive treatment for adolescents with substance use disorders.

Provide Substance Use Disorder (SUD) training, technical and consultation services for host site staff, provides SUD services (i.e. education, prevention, recovery groups, assessment and referrals) as needed to children/adolescents and their families.

The Wraparound Facilitator utilizes effective interpersonal skills to lead child and family teams in the development, implementation, and monitoring of individualized Wraparound Care Plans.  Facilitator promotes active engagement of all child and family team members to support youth and family voice and choice throughout the process. Facilitator coordinates collaboration between multiple systems and providers, maximizing involvement of natural, community, and professional supports, and providing necessary resources.

The WISe Parent Partner utilizes their own experiences as the parent/caregiver of a youth who has experienced significant emotional or behavioral issues, and involvement in one or more child serving systems, to deliver direct supportive services to parents/caregivers of a youth referred to or receiving wraparound services. The Parent Partner ensures that parent/caregiver/family voice and choice is understood and utilized by other wraparound team members. 

Provides comprehensive therapeutic support services assisting children, youth, and families cope with complex behavior and mental health needs.  In a team framework the therapist works in close collaboration with a Wraparound Facilitator and Parent /Youth Partner to identify goals, assess needs, and coordinate access to community resources.  The Therapist will conduct outreach to clients and families in their homes, school, and community. 

The WISe Youth Partner utilizes their own experiences as a past consumer of mental health services, to deliver direct supportive services to youth referred to or receiving wraparound services.  The Youth Partner ensures that youth voice and choice is understood and utilized by other wraparound team members. 

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