• IowaCASA

Behavioral Health Intervention Specialist (Part-Time) (Muscatine) Family Resources

Position Details

Behavioral Health Intervention Service (BHIS) Providers deliver skills training/psycho-social rehabilitative skills training to children and their families in order to re-mediate functional deficits related to and improve child functioning impacted by mental health symptoms.

Position Hours: flexibility is required to meet the needs of the clients

Part-Time Position

This position is located in Muscatine, Iowa

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Develop and Maintain a working knowledge of Behavioral Health Intervention Services and Medicaid requirements and standards

In conjunction with Utilization Management, coordinate tasks related to obtaining client eligibility and authorization for BHIS services

Deliver BHIS in a manner compliant with applicable State, Federal, Accreditation, and FRI standards

Provide individual and family BHIS services including skills training/instruction and crisis intervention

Manage a workload of 40 hours of billable and non-billable service each week.

Provide services in a client-centered, strengths-based, professional manner

Provide services according to the service plan, consistent with the number of units ordered by the LPHA and as scheduled for each client with the service team

Coordinate with other team members as necessary, monitoring and data collection related to child behaviors/functioning associated with BHIS goals and objectives

Monitor utilization of units on a weekly, monthly, and service authorization period basis

Complete Service Documentation

Prepare & implement a treatment plan with input from client, family, and referral source

Document services in a timely manner – complete case notes within 72 hours of service provision

Document services in a manner compliant with applicable State, Federal, Accreditation, and FRI standards

Complete discharge within 15 days of discharge

Professional Participation as a Member of each Service Team

Participate in Clinical Supervisions

Participate in MHS Team Meetings

Participate in Client Staffing’s or Family Team Decision Making meetings as requested Clearly and professionally communicate with other team members

Provide back-up coverage for other BHIS staff as requested

Participate in program marketing

Adhere to the agencies vision, mission and values:

Department decisions, direction and strategic planning will align with the agencies vision, mission and values.

Be knowledgeable of the agencies vision, mission and values


Bachelors degree in social services field + 1 year experience, OR 20 hours of child mental health training OR Bachelors degree in non-social science field + 2 years experience, OR 30 hours of child mental health training.

Must have current proof of car insurance, able to pass driving background check and have reliable transportation.

Bilingual and/or bi-cultural applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

About Family Resources

At Family Resources, we believe in strengthening children, families, and individuals in our community - it's the passion that permeates everything we do. Family Resources has grown to become one of the state's largest agencies devoted to child welfare, juvenile justice, mental health, and survivor services. We recognize that these children, families, and individuals come to us from a variety of circumstances, which makes it important for us to reach them where they are right now.

Family Resources offers a comprehensive benefits package, excellent wages, and opportunities for growth & advancement!

Equal Opportunity Employer that thrives on Diversity!

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at Phone: (563) 468-2348 Email: info@famres.org

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

Apply at: www.famres.org/careers

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