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Career – Starks Homes

Career

Are you a person of responsibility and integrity? Do you love working with youth or helping to provoke lasting change in the life of an individual who has faced difficult obstacles? Start a career or advance in your field by becoming an employee of Starks Homes. Career opportunities may include work as a clinical directorbehavioral health technicianbehavioral health paraprofessional, and/or contract work as a counselor. Please fill out an application and contact us for more information about current openings.
The clinical director must possess a master’s degree from an accredited university in a field related to human services. He or she must possess a current license from the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners and must maintain this license as current throughout the time that he or she serves as clinical director. The clinical director must have at least two years of experience working with minors with behavioral health issues. The clinical director must also have clinical supervision experience in a behavioral health facility for minors. He or she must have experience working with youth with the types of issues as those that Starks Homes will serve, namely involvement with the juvenile justice system or the behavioral health system, behavioral health issues, delinquency, emotional concerns, physical problems, substance abuse, homelessness, family violence, and/or trauma. The clinical director must understand the types of services that will be needed for clients with these types of issues. He or she must be able to complete client assessments, complete treatment plans, and provide clinical supervision. The clinical director must be able to use an emergency safety response after completing related training as described in this manual. The clinical director must have a valid and current driver’s license for the state of Arizona, must be at least 21 years of age, and must have a current DPS fingerprint clearance card.

Job Description and Duties

A behavioral health technician will oversee all the aspects of the residents’ daily lives and routines. This includes but is not limited to assisting residents to wake at appropriate times, getting residents prepared for school, providing transportation to and from school and any appointments, preparation of meals, and medication administration and/or assistance with the self-administration of medication. A behavioral health technician will assist with conflict resolution among clients, help to coordinate and participate in meetings and appointments on behalf of the residents, keep the facility clean, and complete all necessary documentation as outlined by the administrator. A behavioral health technician must be able to use an emergency safety response after completing training as described in Starks Homes’ policies and procedures.

A behavioral health technician will perform all duties under the clinical oversight of a behavioral health professional.

Education and Experience

A behavioral health technician at Starks Homes must possess either:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a behavioral health or health-related field,
  • A bachelor’s degree in any field in addition to at least one year of work experience in the delivery of behavioral health services, or
  • A high school diploma or equivalent in addition to a combination of behavioral health education and experience working with adolescents that totals at least four years.

A behavioral health technician must have experience supervising minors, must have experience in a behavioral health facility, and/or must have experience working with youth with behavioral health issues.

Skills and Knowledge

A behavioral health technician must understand the types of services that will be needed for clients with the types of issues as those that Starks Homes will serve, namely involvement with the juvenile justice system or the behavioral health system, behavioral health issues, delinquency, emotional concerns, physical problems, substance abuse, homelessness, family violence, and/or trauma.

Additional Qualifications

A behavioral health technician must have a valid and current driver’s license for the state of Arizona, must be at least 21 years of age, and must have a current DPS fingerprint clearance card.

Job Description and Duties

A behavioral health paraprofessional will oversee all the aspects of the residents’ daily lives and routines. This includes but is not limited to assisting residents to wake at appropriate times, getting residents prepared for school, providing transportation to and from school and any appointments, preparation of meals, and medication administration and/or assistance with the self-administration of medication. A behavioral health paraprofessional will assist with conflict resolution among clients, help to coordinate and participate in meetings and appointments on behalf of the residents, keep the facility clean, and complete all necessary documentation as outlined by the administrator. A behavioral health paraprofessional must be able to use an emergency safety response after completing related training as described in this manual.

A behavioral health paraprofessional will perform all duties under the supervision of the administrator.

Education and Experience

A behavioral health paraprofessional must have a high school diploma or equivalent, as well as a minimum of two years of applicable experience, which will be a combination of experience working with minors, experience working with youth with behavioral health issues, and/or experience working in a behavioral health facility.

Skills and Knowledge

A behavioral health paraprofessional must understand the types of services that will be needed for clients with the types of issues as those that Starks Homes will serve, namely involvement with the juvenile justice system or the behavioral health system, behavioral health issues, delinquency, emotional concerns, physical problems, substance abuse, homelessness, family violence, and/or trauma.

Additional Qualifications

A behavioral health paraprofessional must have a valid and current driver’s license for the state of Arizona, must be at least 21 years of age, and must have a current DPS fingerprint clearance card.

Job Description and Duties

A counselor shall provide individual and group counseling to the residents of Starks Homes on the facility premises. He or she shall provide counseling that is appropriate to the needs of the residents and according to the frequency and number of hours identified in a resident’s treatment plan. He or she shall provide and document counseling according to Starks Homes’ policies and procedures.

Education and Experience

A Starks Homes counselor must possess a master’s degree in a behavioral health field and a license from the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. A counselor must have at least one year of experience in the counseling field.

Skills and Knowledge

A counselor must have an understanding of services needed for clients with the types of issues as those that Starks Homes will serve, namely experience with the juvenile justice system or the behavioral health system, behavioral health issues, delinquency, emotional concerns, physical problems, substance abuse, homelessness, family violence, and/or trauma. He or she must be able to contribute to client assessments and treatment plans.

Additional Qualifications

The counselor must have a valid and current driver’s license for the state of Arizona, must be at least 21 years of age, and must have a current DPS fingerprint clearance card.