Behavioral Health Specialist II - Wraparound Facilitator

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Location
FAIRFAX (HH12), VA
Salary
$54,422.99 - $90,704.64 yr
Posted
Sep 11, 2017
Closes
Sep 23, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time

Works as part of the Wraparound Fairfax Team as a wraparound facilitator. Works with children and youth that are at risk of placement in a residential treatment facility or are currently placed outside his/her home and are transitioning back to the community setting. Works intensely with the family, community partners and informal supports to identify and develop a collaborative Youth and Family Team tasked with creating, implementing and monitoring a sustainable strength-based individualized plan of care and safety plan. The goal of the Youth and Family Team is to effectively and successfully meet the emotional and behavioral needs of the youth and family in order to eliminate the need for more restrictive placements. Partners with the family to lead the Youth and Family Team and introduces the team to the principles and practice of wraparound services to include the use of a team-based planning process. Monitors the progression, efficacy and on-going needs of the youth/family as identified in the plan of care and will be responsible for the development and distribution of all documentation relevant to the activities of the Youth and Family Team. Flexible scheduling may be needed to meet the needs of the population we serve. Travel throughout Fairfax County and surrounding areas is necessary.

Note: To learn more about the Community Services Board, please click on the following link to watch the video "We are CSB".

Illustrative Duties
  • Collaborates with service professionals inside and outside of the Community Services Board;
  • Maintains all electronic health records according to federal, state and department regulations, ensuring that records of clients on their caseload are complete, accurate and comprehensive;
  • Advocates on behalf of clients regarding rights and needed services;
  • Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with representatives of community groups and public and private agencies;
  • Provides crisis stabilization and crisis management with support and supervision as needed;
  • Provides ongoing risk assessments for dangerousness to self and others with support and supervision as needed;
  • Provides entry, navigation and/or referral services for individuals, families and other concerned persons;
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of the principles, theories, and methods of behavioral health services and social development of the individual;
  • Knowledge of evidence based behavioral health treatment methods;
  • Knowledge of psychological, physiological and psychiatric terminology, theories and practices;
  • Knowledge of assessment processes, methods of gathering social history and interviewing techniques;
  • Knowledge of existing public and private agencies and community resources;
  • Ability to perform behavioral health and risk assessments and apply evidence based/informed treatment approaches/modalities; Ability to establish rapport and maintain effective relationships with clients;
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, public and private
  • organizations, community groups, and the general public;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
Employment Standards

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, nursing, counseling or a related field, plus three years of relevant experience.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Certain positions in this class may require: master's degree in psychology, social work, nursing, counseling or a related field; valid motor vehicle driver's license with fewer than six demerit points (or the equivalent in another state) at time of appointment and maintained throughout employment with CSB.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check and a check with the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to the satisfaction of the employer. Must be able to observe client behavior/appearance and be able to converse with clients, co-workers and community partners.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience in leading/facilitating community meetings is preferred. Master's degree in psychology, social work, nursing, counseling or a related field.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to independently drive vehicle to various locations across the CSB regional area. Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend and write as needed to complete job duties. All duties are perform with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview may include written exercise.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314.

Fairfax County is proud to offer employees an attractive and comprehensive benefits program, including the following:
  • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Programs
  • Contributory Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Leave (Sick and Vacation)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employees' Child Care Center and Fitness Center
  • Flexible Schedule and Telework Options
  • Transportation Subsidy
  • Discount Educational Programs
For additional details please visit the County's benefits webpage.
01 What is the highest level of education that you have completed?
  • Less than 12th grade
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Some college
  • Associate degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctorate degree
02 Is your degree in one of the following disciplines?
  • Social work
  • Psychology
  • Counseling
  • Nursing
  • Sociology
  • Other related filed
  • None of the above
03 How many full-time years of experience do you have working in a behavioral health setting?
  • None
  • Less than one year
  • One to less than two years
  • Two to less than three years
  • Three to less than four years
  • Four or more years
04 How many years of experience do you have providing intensive services to high-risk youth and families?
  • None
  • Less than one year
  • One to less than two years
  • Two to less than three years
  • Three to less than four years
  • Four or more years
05 Do you currently possess a valid driver's license?
  • Yes
  • No
06 In your previous work experience(s), how often was it necessary to collaborate with multiple service providers from varying child-serving systems?
  • Always
  • Frequently
  • Occasionally
  • Rarely
  • Never
07 Please rate your skill-level as it relates to facilitating multi-agency, multi-systemic Youth and Family Team meetings for high-risk children and youth:
  • Excellent
  • Above average
  • Average
  • Below average
  • None of the above
08 Please rate your familiarity working with service providers, both public and private, in Northern Virginia:
  • Very familiar
  • Familiar
  • Limited experience
  • No experience

Required Question