Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 30+ days ago.
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Location: CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa
As a YOUTH COUNSELOR you will be responsible for: assessing client interactions on location, formulating interventions based on the identified treatment plan, evaluating the progress of treatment goals, providing direct care services on assigned unit(s), completing documentation as assigned, supporting the agency mission as well as program mission and values, practicing safe and responsible work habits.
To qualify you must be at least 21 years of age and possess a High School Diploma or GED. A Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services related field of study is preferred, but not required.
Additional requirements include:
About the Comprehensive and Enhanced Residential Treatment Program (RT)
Residential treatment services are designed for youths with a variety of needs. These programs focus on the family-based approach, partnering with families in teaching: cognitive self-control, personal coping skills, behavioral interventions, living skills accountability, and self-responsibility. Enhanced programs are tailored to each youth's specific needs.
About Foster Group Care Services (FGCS)
Foster Group Care Services (FGCS) provides a safe, structured, and stable living environment for foster care children unable to live in a family situation due to social or emotional needs. The program facilitates child development and the acquisition of age-appropriate life skills. The goal is to help each child develop and maintain relationships with their family and community while ensuring that they stay connected to their kin, culture, and community.
About the Psychiatric Medical Institute for Children (PMIC)
The Psychiatric Medical Institute for Children (PMIC) is designed especially for children between the ages of 5 and 13 in the Mason City Program who present serious emotional and behavioral problems. The basic foundation of this program is designed to develop positive self-concepts, social and problem-solving skills while integrating child and family treatment components.
About the Sexual Abuse Treatment and Re-Orientation Program (STOP)
STOP serves adolescent males who have sexual behavior problems in an enhanced residential treatment facility and in their community-based out-patient program. Components of treatment include individual and family therapy, individual core counseling, and group skill training.