Youth Service/ Recovery Support and Family Coordinator Familias Unidas (Laredo, TX)

Job Description

Youth Service/ Recovery Support and Family Coordinator

SCAN operates the Familias Unidas Program to serve adolescents (ages 12-18) and transitional aged youth (ages 16-25) and their families/primary caregivers with substance use disorders and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders.

Duties: Coordinate Activities for youth and families. Ensure the availability of coordinated integrated system of care with adolescents and transitional aged youth serving agencies and services. Ensure that family members attend activities and are engaged in youth's treatment. Fosters the participation of the entire family. Interacts with community organizations to ensure integration of services and stakeholders' participation in providing motivation and leverage to attend services. Coordinates families and stakeholders' meetings. Carries a small caseload.

Join SCAN's Mission

The mission of SCAN is to foster the healthy development of individuals through trauma-informed empowerment opportunities that are rooted in the community; utilize evidence-based interventions and best practices; respond to the needs of the population regarding culture, language, sexual orientation and gender identity; emphasize choice and self-determination; and encourage the support of peers and promote long term recovery and resilience.

SCAN has more than 39 years of experience in behavioral health and is committed to the highest quality standards in treatment services. New counselors receive training on all evidence-based practices and cutting-edge competencies in culturally-responsive, integrated mental health, counselors will receive ongoing supervision, training and consultation in the delivery of services within a strength-based supportive environment. If LPC-A, SCAN provides free supervision and offers all program counselors the opportunity to expand and grow within the agency's multiple comprehensive programs. If LCDC-I, SCAN is an HHSC approved Clinical Training Institute registered site to provide professional development.

" Recovery is a process of change through which people improve their health and wellness, live self-directed lives, and strive to reach their full potential".(SAMHSA). 

If you are interested in making a difference in an individual's recovery process, join our team and submit an application today.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in psychology or master's degree in counseling or clinical psychology
  • LCDC, LPC-A preferred
  • Must be fluent in both Spanish and English
  • Good computer skills
  • Transporting clients in own vehicle is required at time and compensated for milage.
  • Reliable transportation, proof of insurance and valid driver's license required.
  • Able to work flexible hours and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in the mental health field preferred
  • Experienced with evidence-based practices preferred
  • Master's degree preferred
  • Experience collaborating with community agencies

Benefits for Full-Time Positions include:
  • Salary range: $50,000 to $52,000 depending on experience and qualifications.
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • 401 K Retirement Plan
  • Bi-weekly pay (direct deposit)
  • Dental and Vision insurance coverage available at minimal cost
  • Orientation and job training provided and CPI
  • Great work environment

Deadline: Until Filled

Type: Full-time

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Serving Children and Adults in Need (SCAN) was officially formed in 1982 as Stop Child Abuse and Neglect in Laredo, Texas. Today, SCAN is a community-based, nonprofit social services organization with a 39-year history of providing a variety of comprehensive and culturally sensitive services to a population that is almost 95% Hispanic and which resides along the Texas-Mexico Border in Southwest Texas. SCAN programs provide diverse prevention, intervention, and treatment services for children, adolescents, adults, and families. At SCAN, our passion is helping people, and we constantly strive to foster the healthy development of families in the communities that we serve. With a budget of more than $10 million, SCAN has more than 40 programs providing services in 14 different counties.

Counties are: Cameron, Dimmit, Duval, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Kinney, LaSalle, Maverick, Starr, Uvalde, Val Verde, Webb, Zapata and Zavala.

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