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Residential Counselor

Posted: 03/30/2022

Competitive Salary/Comprehensive Benefit Package/$1,500 Signing Bonus
 
The Children’s Study Home is an inclusive organization. LGBTQIA+ and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply!
 
The Children’s Study Home is dedicated to providing trauma-informed therapeutic and educational services to diverse children and families, building the foundation for lifelong success at home, school, and the community.
                                                                       
Job purpose
The Residential Counselor plays a vital role in the therapeutic support of young children and adolescents with social, emotional, and behavioral health needs. Under the direction of the Program Manager or designee, the Residential Counselor is responsible for the direct care and support of the youth we serve, using the Building Communities of Care (BCC) Trauma Informed Care model of treatment. The Residential Counselor is responsible for directly engaging the youth in daily activities, working in groups, and implementing the daily routine. As a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team, the Residential Counselor will collaborate with the clinical staff to ensure the objectives of the individual treatment plans are being met.
 
Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED/Equivalent; Associates degree preferred. 
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.  
  • 1-2 years of experience working with children in a residential or related program preferred.  
  • Successful completion of CPR/First Aid certification during New Employee Orientation. 
  • Current valid driver’s license required.  
  • Must possess the skills for effective use of the English language to communicate (i.e., to express ideas, state facts, and provide information in person / reports / correspondence); bilingual preferred. 
  • Proficient with computers, phones, and copiers. 
  • Proficient with e-mail, internet savvy, Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, and Excel).