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Community-Based Counselor, Children's Department

Company: Center For Life Management
Location: Derry
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Fulfill your purpose at CLM: for Life Management (CLM) provides the area's most comprehensive array of mental health services for children and their families. Our multi-disciplined treatment team works with individuals ages 3 21 who experience mental illness and/or serious emotional difficulties. The Childrens Community Support Counselor provides outpatient community-based support to assist clients with improving symptoms and behaviors that otherwise interfere with age-appropriate development, functioning and wellness goals. This is a full time, 40 hour per week position.Major Functional Areas and Description of DutiesProvide counseling and Functional Support Services (FSS) in the home, school or other community-based setting as deemed appropriate for the objectives, interventions and desired outcomes identified in the clients treatment plan;Provide Individual Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBSI) to develop, apply, and reinforce coping strategies to reduce and/or ameliorate symptoms and behaviors that interfere with functioning and goal achievement;Encourage engagement in and provide Family Training and Counseling (FTC) services to educate and promote how to best support the clients resiliency and recovery toward treatment goals;Provide Crisis Intervention (CI) when clients experience acute exacerbation of symptoms to ensure their safety within the home and/or community;Provide timely documentation on each service delivered;Work collaboratively with other treatment team members, natural supports, and external providers to ensure a wrap-around family systems approach is provided to the client;Provide set hours of billable service each week (eligible for incentive pay upon exceeding productivity expectation);Serve on appropriate committees, both internal and external, as determined by supervisor;Function professionally and in a manner that protects the integrity, confidentiality and rights of all patients;Execute all required services and documentation in accordance with agency policies and federal/state standards;Maintain professional memberships, licenses, accreditation, certifications, etc.;Represent CLM in a professional and appropriate manner in all settings;Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor.Qualifications and SkillsBachelors degree in mental health field (social work, psychology, human services, marriage and family counseling, clinical mental health counseling) preferred however an Associates degree along with a minimum of two years of direct service may qualify;Ability to exercise sound clinical judgment in routine, urgent, and emergent clinical situations;Proficient computer skills, specifically with all Microsoft office applications;Ability to document effectively and efficiently in course of clinical work;Ability to navigate an electronic health record;Ability and desire to work as part of a clinical team while also able to be self-directed and motivated with minimal supervision;Ability to acquire and effectively practice new clinical skills as needed according to evolving agency needs/services;Effective communication skills, organizational skills, and ability to multi-task.Physical Demands and Working ConditionsA majority of the work will be visiting clients in the community and also in their homes. The ability to actively engage with children and conduct interactive play within a therapeutic setting is required. Manual dexterity is needed to use computers. The ability to sit for extended periods of time is required. Reliable transportation, a clean driving record, and proof of auto insurance coverage is required.BenefitsAt Center for Life Management we offer a robust benefits package because caring for our staff is just as important as caring for our clients. Benefits for benefits eligible employees include:Comprehensive health insurance (medical, dental, vision)Health Reimbursement ArrangementFlexible Spending AccountPaid earned time (3 weeks in year one, caps at 6 weeks)Paid holidays (8) with bonus birthday holiday in your birth month403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with 3% company contribution upon 1 year of employmentLife Insurance paid by companyShort and Long Term Disability paid by companyAccidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance paid by companyEmployee Assistance Program (EAP), accessible to staff and their natural supportsCompany issued cell phone and laptop as needed for roleScholarship for professional advancementMileage reimbursement for applicable positionsOn the job training and continuing education opportunitiesRewarding and supportive work environment with excellent opportunities for career growthMeaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serveFlexible work scheduleTeamwork, teamwork and more teamwork!#CLMLP1Center for Life Management is an equal opportunity Jobble

Keywords: Center For Life Management, New England , Community-Based Counselor, Children's Department, Other , Derry, Northeast

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