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Skill Development Professional

Company: Professional Services Group, Inc.
Location: Kenosha
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Professional Services Group, Inc.Description:
The Skill Development Professional provides individual skill development and support to youth and/or adults referred through the Comprehensive Community Services Program and supports and assists clients in the follow through and success of their individualized goals. Services provided by the Skill Development Professional include individual meetings, structured recreational activities which build social skills, crisis intervention, school support and parent contact.SALARY: $16 - $18 an hour, dependent upon degree and experience. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Analyze client capabilities, strengths and problems to determine the services required to meet the unique needs of client.Implement, evaluate and review goals in collaboration with team members, clients and their families.Exercise judgment to intervene as an advocate for clients in school, the community and during emergency and crisis situations.Attend client/family team meetings.Report client progress to the CCS Program and Kenosha Division of Human Services and make appropriate recommendations.Formulate units, monthly reports, and discharge summaries per Comprehensive Community Services standards.Organize and facilitate individual meetings and structured recreational activities that assist client in developing pro-social skills and connections.Ability to operate a motor vehicle safely and obey all traffic laws.Safely transport clients as needed.Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
Must have reliable transportation on a daily basis, a valid driver's license and automobile insurance.Education and TrainingMust have an Associate's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or other related field. Bachelor's Degree preferred.Position must keep current on information pertaining to youth/family needs through seminars, trainings, media, text, and research.Must be CPR certified.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Ability to read, speak and write clearly in English.Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in establishing work schedule.Must be able to work cooperatively and collaboratively with Kenosha Human Services Departments.Must establish and maintain productive and professional relationships with youth, colleagues, the school district, and other community agencies.Must maintain client confidentiality.Ability to prioritize and make appropriate decisions.Ability to work independently and effectively manage time.Must possess strong oral and written communication skills.Ability to provide culturally, ethnically and gender sensitive services.Ability to follow directions and implement recommendations.Possess creativity in identifying problems and solutions.Ability to self motivate and remain on task.Knowledge and compliance with policies and procedures as detailed in the personnel policy and procedure manual.Ability to operate standard office equipment including telephone, fax, copy machine, shredder and computers with various software programs. Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status PI180189416

Keywords: Professional Services Group, Inc., Kenosha , Skill Development Professional, Other , Kenosha, Wisconsin

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