Community Health Worker - Reno, NV (#1060897)
The Invo –Progressus team is growing! We have an incredible full-time opportunity available for a Community Health Worker to provide services in a K-12 school program in the Reno, NV area. For more information, call 800-239-7979 to speak with a dedicated Career Services Manager! For more than twenty years, Invo-Progressus has been providing therapeutic services that create better outcomes for children. The Invo-Progressus team is comprised of some of the nation’s most talented and influential education and therapy leaders all of whom have a keen understanding of how to meet the unique needs of school districts, children and families and help them succeed. We are committed to helping children and families, school leaders and clinicians achieve success. Best Practices. Best Careers. Best Outcomes for Children.
Responsibilities: Identify problems in a child’s living situation (home, school, and community) that may affect the child’s adjustment, ability, and attendance in the educational setting. Conduct home visits and meet with families regularly. Develop and facilitate weekly support groups and provide students with strategies to cope with and overcome challenges impacting school performance. Help to ensure parents’ understanding of District decisions, policies, and procedures. Identify, mobilize, and coordinate school and community resources to enable students to learn as effectively as possible in the educational setting. Contribute knowledge, skills, and techniques in the areas of mental health and human behavior to parents and school team members. Develop and implement parent support groups and activities. Attend and participate in department meetings, in-services, and trainings. Plan, conduct, and participate in educational workshops and presentations. May serve as a member of school teams and1 provide information related to planning for the educational needs of children. Perform other duties related to the position, as assigned.
Requirements: Bachelor of Science in social work, psychology, or human services (e) or licensed teacher with Bachelor of Science in social work, psychology, or human services. Possess working knowledge of behavior management principles including data collection and analysis. Possess working knowledge of community-based mental health services and mental health providers within Clark County. Possess a working knowledge of mental health diagnoses and potential behavioral manifestations. Demonstrate cultural competence. Effective oral and written communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills to work with various groups such as other team members, school-based intervention teams, hospital treatment teams, and families. Demonstrate leadership abilities with respect to planning, developing, and implementing transition services and supports for students. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Knowledge and successful experience working with diverse student populations. Completed three years of successful experience as a social worker or other mental health professional. Benefits: Competitive compensation with flexible pay options Comprehensive Benefits Package (Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage, 401(k) Retirement Saving Plan with a discretionary company match) Flexible Spending Plan for medical and dependent coverage Professional Liability Coverage Licensure reimbursement Annual Professional Development stipend Professional membership stipend Unlimited CEUs through the Progressus Pathways Learning Center Unparalleled mentoring and support Many More!