Status: Full Time Hourly FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Company Information: Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) is one of the largest non-profit Youth and Family Support agencies, in 31 states plus DC, working with high-risk youth and their families in the United States. Currently, YAP employs more than 2,000 dedicated workers and serves approximately 20,000 youth and families per year. Our mission is to engage human service systems so that they rely less on institutional care and invest more in supporting families and neighborhoods. We currently work with child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, disability, primary health care, and education systems to develop and offer community-based alternatives for the highest risk children, young people, young adults and families, and adults. Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is committed to creating safe environments and providing services that are individualized, culturally competent and trauma informed to build brighter futures for all.
Summary of Position: The Qualified Mental Health Professional – Community Services (QMHP-CS) is responsible for providing Targeted Case Management and Rehabilitative Services to youth with serious emotional disturbances and their families. Services may be provided in the participant’s home or appropriate community setting. The QMHP-CS will deliver case management and skills-based interventions targeted increasing the youth’s natural supports and strengths, fostering resilience and recovery. The QMHP-CS is responsible for accurately documenting services, attending Wraparound Team meetings as needed, and communicating participant progress to supervisors, team members, and the referring authority. All services are delivered in compliance with the Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual, the Texas Resilience and Recovery Utilization Management Guidelines, YAP standards, and all state and federal regulations governing the delivery of service.
Qualifications/ Requirements: Bachelor's or Master’s degree in a human services related fields, as defined by Texas Administrative Code.
Experience in the provision of home and community-based services. CPR/First Aid Certification. Behavior Management (MANDT) Certification.
Position requires reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and car insurance limits with a minimum of $100,000 per person and $300,000 per accident bodily injury liability.
Benefits Available: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, UNUM, Paid time off, Holiday Pay, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.
Contact information: Submit cover letter, resume, two (2) professional references and one (1) personal reference to ATTN: Harris County Hiring Manager at [email protected]
Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, genetic characteristics, or disability unrelated to job performance.