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This job description describes core job duties of youth worker occupation.

Main Job Roles / Career Tasks:

1) Supervise activities and behavior of adolescents in residence through regular contacts with school and individual/family therapists, home visits, homework review, oversight of recreational and social activities, daily progress notes/incident reports, and observation during regular household routines, weekend activities visitation.

2) Responsible to understand utilize the Behavior Management point/level system and familiarize clients with the program.

3) Establish appropriate expectation of clients, giving positive reinforcement for responsible behavior within the structure; using fair impartial support to encourage positive behavioral change.

4) Provide complete accurate file documentation in Goal/Intervention/Outcome format including documenting all interventions, case management activities, case coordination meetings, and team meetings in client case record.

5) Oversee the maintenance safety of the group home facility; reporting needed repairs.

6) Monitor medication and medical supplies; assisting in housework/chores; following food safety guidelines meal planning/preparation.

7) Attend staff meetings on-going training opportunities; Maintaining all required training certifications.

8) Follow - on-call - emergency procedures; contacting supervisor on-call after hours/weekends for emergency situations, crisis intervention, unexpected discharges, or other emergency assistance as needed.

9) Participate in the residence employee on-call rotation.

10) Provide case management by assisting youth to achieve goals objectives outlined in their Individualized Service Plan.

11) Responsible to facilitate counseling sessions, review youth behavior with Child and Family Team, develop conflict resolution strategies and skill-building level work, perform crisis intervention, schedule and attend regular Child Family Team Meetings, and model appropriate, positive behavior.

12) Develop a written, multi-faceted Individualized Service.

13) Assign level work to educate and teach skill building strategies/techniques to assist and encourage youth to achieve goals objectives outlined in the plan.

14) Participate in program outreach, maintaining public relations and providing program information; liaising with community organizations and agencies; developing and distributing educational & informational; assisting with community events fund raising efforts.

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