Mental Health Therapist | Youth Villages | Greenwood, MS

Company Overview
Youth Villages has been a national leader in the adoption and implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 20 years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.  If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.

Program Overview
The Mississippi Division of Medicaid developed the MYPAC program to provide help to troubled children and their families where they need it most – at home. Youth are referred due to mental health diagnosis and the family's inability to maintain the child successfully in the home.

Position Overview
  • Weighted caseloads based on 12-15 sessions per week
  • 24 hour on call Monday-Friday with a rotating pager on weekends
  • Conduct In-Home Therapy
  • Conduct Individual Therapy (will maintain weekly family contact if only doing individual therapy or as often as requested by PSC (Primary
  • Service Coordinator) and/or family)
  • Conduct Family/Marital Therapy as family driven
  • Crisis Response as indicated when a mental health or behavioral health crisis arises
  • Develop and implement treatment plans – weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly based on frequency of modalities
  • Conduct initial in-home assessment (psychosocial), CANS, and clinical research assessment prior to first wraparound meeting
  • Attend wraparound meetings as indicated based on frequency of therapeutic contacts
  • Attend group supervision as indicated to update PSC on crises or intense, frequent interventions
  • Conduct ongoing assessments as indicated
  • Complete DMH paperwork upon admission and annually
  • Actively trained in an EBP or competent/certified in an EBP

  • A Master's degree in a social services discipline is required
  • Experience working with youth and their families is preferred
  • Eligible for DMH certification and/or professional licensure
  • Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

Experience growth and development through our continuous training as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
  • Retirement Savings Pension Plan
  • 403 (b)
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • 12 paid sick days per year
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement


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