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Behavioral Support Specialist (Part-Time) at Kenneth Young Center

Behavioral Support Specialist (Part-Time)

Kenneth Young Center Hoffman Estates, IL Part-Time
Behavioral Support Specialist (Part-Time) You are key to our vision: Together We Thrive. At Kenneth Young Center, our staff come together with volunteers, community partners, and the people we serve to create holistic systems of care through interwoven behavioral health programs, older adult services, and community health initiatives. Our team welcomes and celebrates unique perspectives, and represents the diversity and vitality of our local communities. This role helps realize our mission: We partner with communities to support people of all ages to navigate life's challenges through personalized prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery. Join our team to grow in your career while building stronger, healthier communities. Part-Time Behavioral Support Specialist or Mentor for our Child and Adolescent Services Team, provide one-on-one support and skills coaching for children and adolescents with issues, such as anxiety, depression and social skills deficits. Mentors work with clients to develop and strengthen social skills, coping skills, and independent living skills through various activities in their community. Mentors work as part of the clients treatment team and consult with the primary clinician to monitor the clients progress in treatment. We offer a competitive salary and flexible scheduling. Compensation is based on education and experience, starting at $18.00 per hour. Mentors set their own schedule around the clients schedule, and must be available evenings and weekends. Mentoring offers excellent exposure to working in a growing community mental health center, and allows staff to gain valuable experience working with individuals with mental health challenges. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Accommodation for medical and religious exemption will be considered. Weekly testing required for approved vaccination exemptions. Requirements Preferred candidates will have a Bachelors Degree in Education, Social Work, Psychology or related Human Services field. Experience working with children and adolescents, or in the mental health field is strongly desired. Familiarity with clinical documentation practices is preferred. Bilingual in Spanish is a plus. Per Medicaid regulations candidate must be a minimum of 21 years of age with a high school diploma, and have a valid drivers license with a clean driving record. Reliable transportation and automobile insurance are required. Kenneth Young Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer OP

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