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The individuals who are part of Riverstone’s mission demonstrate a commitment to the youth and families in our community. Our employees offer a wealth of life experience and education to assist them in helping the youth we serve.

Case-Aide

Position Description

The Case-aide will provide culturally competent supportive and mental health services to individuals and families who are experiencing varying levels of difficulties due to life situations or mental health concerns.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  1. Provides individual, group and/or family counseling and education to children, adults and families. Clients will come from a variety of referral sources including Milwaukee Wraparound, Children’s Court and Delinquency Services, BMCW as well as self-referral.
  2. Works closely with a Clinical Therapist to service Wraparound clients (as a case-aide)
  3. Participates in agency-wide training programs, in-services and any other training services under the direction of the Clinical Director.
  4. Submits progress notes, weekly and monthly schedules, and time sheets to the Clinical Director.
  5. Provide high quality, compassionate and ethical counseling and education to clients as scheduled.
  6. Completes clinical documentation within one week of date of service (recommended to be completed daily).
  7. Maintains required hours. Work hours must be maintained in a way that is responsive to client needs.
  8. Maintains good standing with the appropriate board and insurance entities.
  9. Completes all recommended continuing education requirements in accordance with state licensing board and/or agency requirements.
  10. Stays current with updated research and best practices.
  11. Is aware of community referral sources and refers out when necessary.
  12. Secures client information per HIPAA standards.
  13. Performs other duties as assigned (including but not limited to completion of Social Security/Disability forms, authorization and billing forms, phone calls, and participating in clinical supervision meetings at least twice monthly).

Required Knowledge and Skills

  1. Knowledge of professional ethical conduct and skill to implement appropriate actions.
  2. Knowledge of family systems and their impact on mental health within the family.
  3. Skill in applying varied interventions with individuals, groups and families in crisis and skill with a variety of cultures.
  4. Skill in working independently and implementing time management strategies.
  5. Ability to provide necessary self-care  and awareness of personal strengths.
  6. Ability to demonstrate positive team interactions with other clinic staff.

Required Education, Qualifications and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a mental health related field and/or a minimum of 2000 hours working with individuals with a mental health diagnosis.
  2. Approved driver’s license background.
  3. Approved Background Clearances for CPS, Criminal and/or Civil.
  4. Familiarity with multicultural groups and preference for individual whom has previous work experience in a multicultural setting.

CLINICAL THERAPIST

Position Description

The Clinical Therapist will provide culturally competent mental health services to individuals and families who are experiencing varying levels of difficulties due to life situations or mental health concerns.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  1. Provides individual, group and/or family therapy to children, adults and families. Clients will come from a variety of referral sources including Milwaukee Wraparound, Children’s Court and Delinquency Services, BMCW as well as self-referral.
  2. Completes and develops a comprehensive psychosocial assessment and treatment plan.
  3. Participates in agency-wide training programs, in-services and any other training services under the direction of the Clinical Director.
  4. Submits progress notes, weekly and monthly schedules, and time sheets to the Clinical Director.
  5. Provide high quality, compassionate and ethical outpatient mental health therapy to clients as scheduled.
  6. Completes clinical documentation within one week of date of service (recommended to be completed daily)
  7. Maintain required billable and non-billable hours. Work hours must be maintained in a way that is responsive to client needs.
  8. Maintain good standing with the appropriate board and insurance entities.
  9. Complete all recommended continuing education requirements in accordance with state licensing board.
  10. Stays current with updated research and best practices.
  11. Is aware of community referral sources and refers out when necessary.
  12. Secures client information per HIPAA standards.
  13. Performs other duties as assigned (including but not limited to completion of Social Security/Disability forms, authorization and billing forms, phone calls, and participating in clinical supervision meetings twice/month minimum).

Required Knowledge and Skills

  1. Knowledge of professional ethical conduct and skill to implement appropriate actions.
  2. Knowledge of family systems and their impact on mental health within the family.
  3. Skill in applying varied interventions with individuals, groups and families in crisis and skill with a variety of cultures
  4. Skill in working independently and implementing time management strategies
  5. Ability to provide necessary self-care  and awareness of personal strengths
  6. Ability to demonstrate positive team interactions with other clinic staff

Required Education, Qualifications and Experience

  1. Masters or Doctoral degree in a mental health related field from an accredited institution.
  2. Two to three years of experience working in community mental health preferred.
  3. State of Wisconsin licensure or registration to meet the requirements of a qualified mental health professional i.e. LCSW or LPC
  4. Approved Background Clearances for CPS, Criminal and/or Civil
  5. Familiarity with multicultural groups and preference for individual whom has previous work experience in a multicultural setting

Reports to
Sara Newman, Riverstone Owner and Clinical Director, LCSW

Crisis Stabilization Worker (5303 & 5303B)

Purpose & Scope

Crisis stabilization is an on-call position in which the worker provides one-to-one crisis stabilization/supervision services for the youth and family. The youth, due to his/her emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges, needs support to remain safe and in the in the least restrictive setting possible. The primary goals are to prevent and/or ameliorate crises that could result in psychiatric hospitalization or residential placement and to teach the youth and family effective ways to respond to triggers that may result in a crisis.

Education/Experience
For 5303:

  • Proof of, at minimum, a high school diploma or G.E.D

For 5303B:

  • Proof of a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area of education, human services or health care AND one year of full time (pre or post degree) experience in a human service arena providing direct mental health services to youth with serious emotional, behavioral or mental health challenges

OR

  • Proof of a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree NOT in  a relevant area as stated above AND at least 4 years of training or work experience providing direct mental health services to youth with serious emotional, behavioral or mental health challenges

Required Training

Initial training is between 20-40 hours depending on prior experience
Ongoing annual training per agency policy and individualized recommendation

Required Staff Documents/Expectations

  • Two letters of professional recommendation
  • Completion of required Background Check(s)
  • Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License & Auto Insurance
  • Completion of a Drivers Abstract evidencing an acceptable driving record
  • Vehicle must be properly registered and in good working condition
  • Working cell phone with activated voice mail

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • To build a strong, trusting relationship with the youth & family.
  • To help the family recognize unsafe and risky behaviors.
  • To teach and model effective ways to respond to a crisis.
  • To help de-escalate crises.
  • To  assist  youth in finding  lasting community supports and resources to  assist with preventing crises and meet his/her ongoing needs.
  • To be an active participant on the Child and Family Team and attend monthly Team or Plan of Care meetings.
  • To promote the  youth’s safety and well-being per the Plan of Care and the Crisis Plan.
  • To initiate discussions about crisis & make suggestions for positive change and a healthy lifestyle.
  • To teach and model positive coping strategies.

Essential Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge of

  • How to effectively engage youth and families.
  • The scope of possible situations that may be considered crises.
  • How to de-escalate a situation.
  • How to find and access community resources and supports.
  • How to operate under a model of strength-based functioning.
  • The Wraparound philosophy.
  • How to function well within a team decision-making environment.

Skills

  • Has strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Can manage a caseload of youth/families  so that all individual crises can be responded to in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Is able to remain calm in stressful situations.
  • Has sound judgement, integrity and decision making skills.
  • Has effective modeling and coaching skills.

Mentor

Purpose & Scope

Mentoring is a one-on-one service that strives to provide at-risk youth with a positive role model who is able to provide support, encouragement, and advocacy.  Mentors assist youth with problem solving as they navigate through struggles in areas such as peer relationships, family conflict or finding positive outlets in the community. Mentors also work to create fun ways to help teens discover community resources, learn independent living skills and improve self-esteem. The goal of this service is to guide youth as they develop socially and emotionally into young adults.

Education/Experience

  • Proof of, at minimum, a high school diploma or G.E.D
  • Proof of one year paid or volunteer experience mentoring youth

Required Training

Initial training is 15 hours. Ongoing annual training per agency policy and individualized recommendation

Required Staff Documents/Expectations

  • Two letters of professional recommendation
  • Completion of required Background Check(s)
  • Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License & Auto Insurance
  • Completion of a Drivers Abstract evidencing an acceptable driving record
  • Vehicle must be properly registered and in good working condition
  • Working cell phone with activated voice mail

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • To build a strong, trusting relationship with the youth & family.
  • To help the family recognize unsafe and risky behaviors.
  • To  assist  youth in finding  lasting community supports and resources.
  • To be an active participant on the Child and Family Team and attend monthly Team or Plan of Care meetings.
  • To promote the youth’s safety and well-being per the Plan of Care and the Crisis Plan.
  • To teach and model positive coping strategies.

Essential Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge of

  • How to effectively engage youth and families
  • How to find and access community resources and supports
  • How to operate under a model of strength-based functioning
  • The Wraparound philosophy
  • How to function well within a team decision-making environment

Skills

  • Has strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Can manage a caseload of youth/families so that needs can be met appropriately.
  • Has sound judgement, integrity and decision making skills.
  • Has effective modeling and coaching skills.

THERAPIST-IN-TRAINING

Position Description

The outpatient therapist-in-training will provide culturally competent mental health services to individuals and families who are experiencing varying levels of difficulties due to life situations or mental health concerns.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  1. Provides individual, group and/or family therapy to children, adults and families. Clients will come from a variety of referral sources including Milwaukee Wraparound, Children’s Court and Delinquency Services, BMCW as well as self-referral.
  2. Completes and develops a comprehensive psychosocial assessment and treatment plan.
  3. Participates in agency-wide training programs, in-services and any other training services under the direction of the Clinical Director.
  4. Submits progress notes, weekly and monthly schedules, and time sheets to the Clinical Director.
  5. Provide high quality, compassionate and ethical outpatient mental health therapy to clients as scheduled.
  6. Completes clinical documentation within one week of date of service (recommended to be completed daily).
  7. Maintains required billable and non-billable hours. Work hours must be maintained in a way that is responsive to client needs.
  8. Maintains good standing with the appropriate board and insurance entities.
  9. Complete all recommended continuing education requirements in accordance with state licensing board.
  10. Stays current with updated research and best practices.
  11. Is aware of community referral sources and refers out when necessary.
  12. Secures client information per HIPAA standards.
  13. Performs other duties as assigned (including but not limited to completion of Social Security/Disability forms, authorization and billing forms, phone calls, and participating in clinical supervision meetings weekly per state training supervision requirements).

Required Knowledge and Skills

  1. Knowledge of professional ethical conduct and skill to implement appropriate actions.
  2. Knowledge of family systems and their impact on mental health within the family.
  3. Skill in applying varied interventions with individuals, groups and families in crisis and skill with a variety of cultures.
  4. Skill in working independently and implementing time management strategies.
  5. Ability to provide necessary self-care  and awareness of personal strengths.
  6. Ability to demonstrate positive team interactions with other clinic staff.

Required Education, Qualifications and Experience

  1. Masters or Doctoral degree in a mental health related field from an accredited institution.
  2. One year of experience working in community mental health preferred.
  3. State of Wisconsin license in training (i.e. APSW or LPC-IT).
  4. Approved Background Clearances for CPS, Criminal and/or Civil.
  5. Familiarity with multicultural groups and preference for individual whom has previous work experience in a multicultural setting.
Why work with us?

Riverstone Counseling and Crisis Services provides a variety of individualized mental health and crisis services. Areas of specialty include trauma, grief, crisis de-escalation, parenting, anger management, issues associated with human trafficking as well other gender specific services. We are a rapidly growing program dedicated to developing relevant programs for our community’s youth. The vision of Riverstone Counseling and Crisis Services is to collaborate with and educate other service providers in order to facilitate comprehensive care to those we serve.

We are always looking for dedicated and passionate people.

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