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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
TREATMENT HOME SUPERVISOR - DCFS-NNCAS
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $43,179.84 to  $63,830.16  PAY GRADE: 33
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Division of Child and Family Services
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 10.146
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 30966
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 03/10/2017
Close Date: 03/24/2017
Recruiter:
   CAROL PION
   Phone: (775)684-0151
   Email: cpion@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Positions in this series provide care, training, and treatment to children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional disturbances in a 24-hour/7-day a week treatment home setting.
The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS) is recruiting Treatment Home Supervisor to be located in Reno, NV. This position provides care, training and treatment to children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional disturbances in a 24 hour/7 day a week treatment home setting. The Family Learning Homes serve (FLH) children between 6 - 17 years of age. Youth served by FLH are designated as Severely Emotionally Disturbed (SED) and have experienced multiple failed placements. Youth placed with FLH exhibit significant behavioral challenges including physical and verbal aggression, non-compliance, challenges to authority figures, school problems (academic and behavioral), peer and social difficulties, and family issues. Quite often FLH is accessed as a final measure before a youth is placed in a higher level residential treatment facility often out of state. THS's provide oversight of the daily operations of their assigned treatment home ensuring adequate staff to client coverage, compliance with treatment model implementation, coaching and training of staff and all issues and tasks related to the functioning of the home. THS's are responsible for completing the admission process with youth entering their home and updating treatment plans, writing progress notes, and discharge summaries.
The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS), together in genuine partnership with families, communities and other governmental agencies, provides support and services to assist Nevada's children and families in reaching their full human potential. DCFS recognizes that Nevada's families are our future and children, youth and families thrive when they live in safe permanent settings, experience a sense of sustainable emotional and physical wellbeing, and receive support to consistently make positive choices for family and the common good. DCFS utilizes a family centered model in delivering services that is focused on engaging children, families and the family team, and encouraging their participation in decisions. DCFS programs include child protective and welfare service delivery in rural Nevada and oversight of urban county-operated child protective and welfare services, children's mental/behavioral health treatment and residential services (outpatient and inpatient acute) in urban Nevada, and statewide juvenile justice services including state-operated youth training centers and youth parole. DCFS is an extremely complex organization with incredibly dedicated and professional staff that are committed to the Nevada children and families we serve. This is a full time position that includes a variable work agreement with overtime after 40 hours per week. This position may be required to work evening and/or weekend hours. The State of Nevada and DCFS offer an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in education, child development, psychology, counseling, social work, or closely related field and two years of experience in the care, training, and/or treatment of children or adolescents with behavioral and emotional disturbances; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience above the bachelor's degree level.
Special Requirements
    Work on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
The Examination
TREATMENT HOME SUPERVISOR (10.146) Training and Experience Exam
The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
1) Describe your experience, including number of years and where the experience was gained, implementing behavior modification techniques, and teaching, training and providing treatment for behaviorally and emotionally disturbed children or adolescents in a mental health setting.
2) Describe your experience, including number of years and where the experience was gained, implementing the Boys Town Psycho-educational Model. If your experience is with a different model, please state the name of the model and explain.
3) Do you have a Master's in Social/Behavior Science and experience providing individual and/or group counseling to emotionally/behaviorally disturbed youth in a mental health setting? If yes, you must make sure your education is listed under the education tab and describe your experience in detail being sure to include where and when this experience was gained.
4) Please describe your experience, including number of years and where the experience was gained, training and supervising staff involved in providing care and treatment to children and adolescents.
5) Do you have current Crisis Prevention and Response (CPAR) certification? If yes, you must attach your certification to your application to receive credit.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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