As a Youth Care Specialist with Morgan Stephens you will play a vital role in the daily care, support, and mentorship of the youth we serve. You will work closely with a team of dedicated professionals to create a nurturing and structured environment that promotes the physical, emotional, and social well-being of our residents.
Direct Care and Supervision: Provide direct care and supervision to youth residents, ensuring their safety, well-being, and adherence to program guidelines.
Mentoring and Role Modeling: Serve as a positive role model and mentor to youth by demonstrating respectful and responsible behavior.
Daily Living Support: Assist youth in daily living activities, including meal preparation, hygiene routines, and recreational activities.
Behavioral Support: Implement the agency's behavior management and intervention strategies as outlined in Individual Treatment Plans (ITPs).
Crisis Intervention: Respond to and de-escalate crisis situations as necessary, following established protocols and procedures.
Therapeutic Communication: Use effective therapeutic communication techniques based on the unique needs and developmental levels of each resident.
Documentation: Maintain accurate and timely documentation of resident behavior, progress, and incidents.
Team Collaboration: Collaborate with colleagues, including counselors, therapists, and support staff, to create a cohesive and supportive team environment.
Safety and Security: Ensure the security and safety of the facility by conducting regular checks and adhering to safety protocols.