This unique position provides brief, home-based intensive stabilization services to the families of children/youth (ages 2-20) with developmental disabilities in King County. Child and Family Intervention Specialist within this program work with the entire family to provide support managing challenging behavior, assisting in building communication skills, increasing safety and structure within the home. This is a full time, salaried position. Licensed, experienced supervision and training is available.
Child and Family Intervention Specialist work directly with families to identify strengths, instill hope and help families develop resiliency. Clinicians who enjoy thinking creatively and working in the community are highly encouraged to apply. This position is part of a small team which includes Parent Partners who utilize their own experiences to support families as well as helping them find resources and natural supports for stabilization within this short-term model. An ideal candidate has the ability to work independently as well as function as part of a team; experience delivering behavioral support services is highly desired. We are looking for clinicians that are skilled at working with children/youth with developmental disabilities and demonstrate an awareness of the needs of this specific population, some specialized training will be provided. We believe that families are strongest and children/youth are healthiest when given the tools they need to succeed. While crisis can often be challenging, we believe it also presents an opportunity for tremendous change. Our goal is to assist families in changing for the better.
Desired Candidates Will Possess the Following:
Our Commitment to Equity:
The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We strive to achieve equal, access identify and resolve inequities and remove institutional barriers that limit the ability of all people to develop their full potential. The YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to ensuring equity and justice.
We understand that people gain skills through a variety of professional, personal, educational, and volunteer experiences. We encourage candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications above. If you believe you have the transferable skill necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of this role, we encourage you to apply.
Competencies for success at the Y:
Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. Competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement contribution, as eligible.
The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.