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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $47,188.80 to  $69,739.20  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.
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
Announcement Number: 40763
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 09/23/2020
Close Date: 10/23/2020
   Phone: (775)684-0147
   Email: krschulz@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.
Incumbents supervise and evaluate the performance of lower level professionals and support staff, schedule and assign work, and provide training and coaching. The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS) is recruiting for a Treatment Home Supervisor (THS) to be located in Sparks, 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 Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility. Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) North serve children between 12 - 17 years of age. Youth served by PRTF Enterprise are designated as Severely Emotionally Disturbed (SED) and have an Axis I diagnosis. Youth placed 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. THSs provide oversight of the daily operations of their assigned treatment home ensuring adequate staff to client coverage, adherence to treatment plans, maintenance of documentation as required by licensing, Medical and compliance with treatment model implementation and all issues and tasks related to the functioning of the PRTF.
THSs supervise and evaluate the performance of lower level professionals and provide coaching and training of staff, THSs will ensure that parents are involved with the program encouraging them to work with their child and staff in order to learn how to better manage their child's behaviors and mental health needs at home. THSs facilitate groups that focus on aggression replacement training, interaction and problem solving, and empowerment skills. THSs are responsible for overseeing the admission process, treatment while in the program, and discharge process. Supervisors perform periodic quality reviews. THSs implement therapeutic interventions with youth and provide individual and group Basic Skills Training and Psychosocial Rehab Skills. THSs act as liaisons with schools and other providers. THSs possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency in the area of children's emotional and behavioral mental health sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. 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! DCFS is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion of belief, age disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE PRIOR TO THE POSTED CLOSING DATE DEPENDING ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***

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
    A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
    Working on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    As a condition of employment, pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety.  Persons offered employment in this position must first submit to a pre-employment screening test for controlled substances.
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.

Those applicants deemed amongst the most qualified 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 or Behavioral 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.
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
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Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
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Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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