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Youth Villages

In-Home Counselor/Social Worker – Multiple AR locations

Youth Villages


Job Summary

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Who are Youth Villages?

Youth Villages has been a national leader in the adoption and implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children’s mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.

Program Overview
The Intercept Intensive In-Home Program is an effective alternative treatment for children and youth who otherwise would be placed in foster care, residential treatment, detention centers, hospitals, or other juvenile facilities. Diverting youth from these out-of-home placements, Intercept family intervention specialists provide guidance and treatment resources for youth and families in their own homes.

Job Responsibilities

Position Overview

  • Carry a caseload of 4-6 families
  • Provide individual therapeutic treatment interventions for assigned caseloads and provide ongoing assessment and review
  • Meet with families a minimum of 3x per week
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of the client’s needs from a strength-focused, solution-based perspective
  • Provide on-call crisis support to youth and families utilizing a rotating on-call schedule
  • Collaborate with other community members working toward the success of the youth; that could be attending court or meeting with teachers
  • Attend 3 weekly meetings (individual, team, and clinical consultation) for professional development to help enhance clinical skills

Additional Information

  • The schedule is flexible and non-traditional; based on the availability of youth and families served
  • Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes, and auto insurance
  • Community-based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage
  • If clinical licensure hours are needed (LPC, LCSW, etc.), this position qualifies for gaining those as you work with young people
  • This position serves Faulkner, Conway, Pope, Van Buren, and Searcy counties. 


  • A Master’s degree in a social services discipline is preferred
  • A bachelor’s degree in a social services discipline is required
  • Degrees that can be considered include social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, criminal justice, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications
  • At least 1 year of related experience in counseling and/or case management is required
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

Additional Information


  • Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
  • 401(k)
  • 2 weeks of paid vacation
  • 12 paid sick days per year
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)
  • Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervision
  • Growth & development through continuous training
  • Clinical and administrative advancement opportunities

How to Apply

Visit https://careers-youthvillages.icims.com/jobs/intro, select your preferred location, and apply!

Positions available in:

  • Fort Smith, AR
  • Fayetteville, AR
  • Hot Springs, AR
  • Conway, AR
  • Searcy, AR


  • Date Posted: April 6, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Salary Range: $49,000-$57,000