Eckerd Connects E-Nini-Hassee
Eckerd Connects' E-Nini-Hassee outdoor therapeutic school for girls in Floral City, Florida, is a 70 capacity residential facility that provides academic and behavioral treatment through a combination of fully-accredited education, therapeutic outdoor adventures, primarily group counseling and individual counseling, as needed. Youth live in rural, outdoor settings in small groups of 10-12 with well trained and caring counselors.
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Responsible for coordinating the admissions process, working closely with families, referring professionals or agencies and other Eckerd staff to ensure a smooth, positive process and communication amongst program staff, youth, and families. Manage the referral and admission process including determination of the appropriateness of the child and family, coordinating the intake, and serving as the primary point of contact for the family.
- Serve as program liaison for parents and referring professionals through referral and admission process.
- Coordinate program visits by families, youth, and referring professionals and help ensure a positive visit and excellent client relations.
- Review all referrals for appropriateness for admission and facilitate the process for the client and family and program staff on the date of admission.
- Gather information from families for the completion of the treatment plan by the treatment team and assist by making recommendation on family support services as needed by families.
- Ensure accurate online data and tracking of referrals and admissions to program through timely data entry and updates.
- Serves as primary point of contact with parents of private pay admissions.
- Attends conferences and meets with referral sources to explain clinical aspects of the program.
- Serve as program liaison for admissions inquiry calls.
- Maintain ongoing communication with Marketing representative regarding pending referrals and admissions.
- Participate in transition planning for youth graduating from the program to ensure a smooth transition from program to home.
- Assist in the coordination and service delivery of family support groups, child and family sessions, parent weekend and parent education/training and services as needed.
Education: State licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Mental Health Counselor, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or Clinical Psychologist required. Coursework or practicum experience in group work, family therapy, sexual offender treatment and/or substance abuse treatment preferred.
Experience: Two years’ experience in direct-care delivery of treatment or clinical services required. One-year clinical supervisory experience preferred. Experience with administrative requirements associated with Medicaid services preferred. Experience with group work modalities, residential settings, child welfare, and substance abuse treatment preferred. Experience with referrals and admissions preferred.
Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to show creativity and resourcefulness when working with families or nurturing community agency relationships; ability to develop rapport with clients and families, and provide crisis intervention, individual, and group counseling; strong interpersonal and time management skills; ability to exercise independent judgment.
Other: Must have appropriate and valid state driver’s license. Must meet state criminal background check requirements.
Physical Demands: Ability to periodically work extended hours and to respond to mental health crises at varied hours within and outside a standard work week. Ability to assist staff in restraining youth in accordance with approved behavior management techniques. PAR certification preferred. Ability to travel to and observe/interview youth considered for admission.
Eckerd wants your career to be as rewarding as possible. We provide our employees with numerous opportunities for growth, education, advancement, and the chance to contribute to business objectives. We offer competitive salaries and an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
• Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• 19 days of Paid Time Off the first year
• Employee Wellness/Well-Being program
• 9 paid holidays
• Flexible spending accounts
• Retirement savings plan with employer match up to 5%
• Employee Referral Program
• Paid short-term and long-term disability
• Cell phone plan discounts
• Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
• Mileage reimbursement
• Voluntary term life insurance
• Flexible work schedules
• Professional group liability insurance
Make more than a Living, Make a Difference
Eckerd Connects is a national nonprofit organization headquartered in Clearwater, Florida that has given much-needed chances to nearly 200,000 children and families. Eckerd provides a full continuum of life-changing behavioral health, child welfare services and workforce development through multiple offices and facilities nationwide that strengthen families and help children succeed.
Family has always been at the heart of Eckerd Connects. Founded in 1968 by philanthropists, Jack and Ruth Eckerd, who believed every child deserves the opportunity to succeed. Given our 50+ year history of success, breadth and depth of services, and commitment to performance measurement and quality outcomes, Eckerd has become known as the first name in second chances for children and families.