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Counselor

Location : Lecanto
Job Type : Regular
Reference Code : 10965975
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3
Required Education : Bachelor's degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Position Overview:
This position is responsible for providing services to girls that include intensive daily case management needs, familial and crisis counseling and leads psycho-educational groups by performing the following duties:


 


Role and Responsibilities



  • Counsels girls whose behavior, school progress, or mental or physical condition indicates need for assistance

  • Consults with parents, teachers, and other agency personnel to determine causes of problems and effect solutions

  • Ensures outcome measures compliance in the girls reported progress

  • Attends field trips and other extracurricular activities as required

  • Provides social and skill building educational materials; teaches individual and community responsibility

  • Provides support and direction for girls participating in the program

  • Works in partnership with girls and their families to find a common approach to problem solving, crisis counseling and intervention

  • Provides counseling and peer mediation in crisis situations

  • Facilitates psycho-educational groups

  • Ensures the integration of the Six Developmental Domains and Gender Responsive programming in daily practices

  • Prepares for and participates in care review meetings

  • Prepares for and participates in monthly parent/guardian meetings

  • Sources outside services and ensures the services are responsive to the individual assessment of the girls

  • Ensures girls are transported and cared for in a safe environment (including escorting to bus stop), if needed and is based on the individual Center needs

  • Uses ETO to document in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with PACE policies and regulatory agency standards

  • Leads group counseling sessions to enhance social development of individual students and provides peer support in areas such as grief, stress, abuse or chemical dependency

  • Develops the Individual Treatment Plans (ITP)

  • Transports girls as needed to complete job requirement

  • Participates in the intake interview to assess the needs of each girl and family, collaborates with in-take team

  • Coordinates care management and referral services for students and families during program enrollment


Required Qualifications :

Qualifications and Education Requirements



Required



  • Bachelors Degree from four-year College or University with a Major in Social Work, Psychology, and Mental Health, Counseling or a related field

  • Minimum three years prior experience preferred

  • Knowledge of case management practices.

  • Excellent individual, group and family counseling and crisis management skills

  • Proficiency in computer skills, database management and/or office software

  • Current Florida drivers license for required travel


Other Requirements



  • Must adhere to Organization Values and Principles

  • Upholds the ethical standards of the Organization and 6B-1.001 Code of Ethics of the Education Profession in Florida

  • Follows policies and procedures of the Organization

  • Must work evenings and weekends as required to fulfill workload requirements

  • Must be able to travel by automobile, plane, train, etc.; occasional overnight travel may be required


Preferred



  • Masters Degree; Major in Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health, Counseling or a related field

  • Knowledge of laws relating to children and families

  • Experience working with at-risk youth


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


 


Position is full time,will be required to work some evenings and weekend to fulfill workload requirements


 


Salary: To be discussed with applicant


Skills :
Case Management Computer skills Counseling crisis counseling Crisis Management escorting Peer Mediation
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