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Skill Builder II- LaPorte County, Child Services

Company: Meridian Health Services
Location: Michigan City
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Focusing on Whole-Person Healthcare

Meridian Health Services is a progressive healthcare organization that believes in treating the whole-person integrating physical, mental and social well-being to help people achieve their optimum health. This approach connects treatments and doctors working together to heal both the body and mind for total well-being.

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We are currently seeking a full time day Skill Builder II for our Child Services program located in LaPorte County, IN.

Skill Builder provide individual and group skills training and development to assist the client and/or family in developing skills (i.e. coping with body image changes, coping with hormonal-induced emotional mood swings, self-care, daily life management, interpersonal communication, illness management, anger management, positive coping skills, and problem solving skills) directed toward achieving developmental milestones and reducing psychosocial barriers for Children.

Skill Builder Key Responsibilities:

  • Interview, counsel, and provide resolution for clients in situations involving social, emotional, financial, marital, health, or other problems
  • Travel up to 25% to other locations to provide services
  • Case Management Services - evaluation, preparation, and implementation of case management plans
  • Organize and conduct client support groups
  • Maintain working relationships and act as a liaison for client with medical staff and staff of agencies and institutions, homes, and facilities
  • Encourage and assist clients toward independent living and a sense of self-esteem
  • Prepare and maintain written case records, reports and forms, including case follow-up and closing
  • Maintain Meridian Health Services standards, policies, procedures, and regulations in accordance with local, state and federal laws and with ethical standards of profession
  • Maintain productivity standards as assigned
    We are seeking Skill Builder candidates with the following qualities:

    • Bachelor's degree (BA, BS, BSW) in the following disciplines: Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Education, Nursing, Recreational Therapy, Rehabilitation, Music Therapy, Art Therapy, Pastoral Counseling, Child Development
    • One to two years related experience preferred
    • A valid driver's license with a driving record meeting Meridian's driving policy, reliable transportation, and proof of auto insurance
    • A commitment to providing individual attention to help clients achieve mental, emotional and physical well-being
      Meridian Health Services provides the following benefits for qualified Skill Builder positions:

      • Health, dental, vision plans
      • Merit based compensation plan
      • Voluntary benefits, including critical illness, short term disability, etc.
      • Generous PTO plan
      • Wellness plan
      • Paid Holidays
      • Life balance oriented organization
        Drug screen, TB test, extensive background check, and fingerprinting are required of all Meridian employees. All individuals who join Meridian are required to have a flu shot and Covid vaccination to further protect our staff and the patients we serve. We also adhere to Covid-related protocol including wearing masks, social distancing, and sanitizing.

        Meridian Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) and also participates in E-Verify.

Keywords: Meridian Health Services, Gary , Skill Builder II- LaPorte County, Child Services, Other , Michigan City, Indiana

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