Crisis Intervention Specialist

Job Description

Join the ECH family! It’s such a great place to work. You will find many staff who have worked here for 20, 30, even 40 years!

Join us as we continue caring for those who need us most. With competitive benefit plans, friendly work environments, and continuing education opportunities, ECH is a great place to grow your career.

Every Child’s Hope is a local social services agency that provides programing to youth on a campus that includes an Early Ed Center, School, Residential Treatment program and Transitional Living program that in all serve over 160 children each day and employee over 100 staff.

Full-time position working in residential programs for children with emotional and behavioral challenges. Responsibilities include working as a member of an interdisciplinary team and providing immediate crisis intervention support for children. This staff member is responsible for fulfilling the role of “Campus Supervisor” for the residential treatment programs when unit supervisor is not available.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES including the following. Other duties may be assigned.

-Responsible for immediate crisis child intervention support for all facets of programming during scheduled shift.

Coordinates and implements intervention strategies with the child and youth care staff and on-duty administrators.

Arranges staff coverage during an unexpected staff shortage with the assistance of the Unit Supervisor.

-Aware at all times of schedules.

-Spends time on every unit and in group homes interacting and observing staff and children, and introduces shift to all new children.

-Makes suggestions to child and youth care workers re: techniques to utilize for effective interactions as the need arises.

-Maintains log entries of incidents throughout shifts.

Full-time Overnights

*Four years experience in residential treatment and certified at or above the Senior Level Child and Youth Worker through the Missouri Child Care Association

Job Requirements:

Must have at least 4 years experience in residential treatment; at least High School diploma; bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university preferred.

Type: Full-time

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