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Adult Community Support Counselor
Center for Life Management

The Center for Life Management is a non-profit community mental health organization that has been serving the people and communities of Southern New Hampshire for more than 45 years. As a provider of behavioral and mental health services, we are an organization that cares about and for people. We are dedicated to helping people achieve their optimal mental health and overall well-being, helping them maximize family and other important relationships in their lives, and providing supportive services to help them be as healthy, successful and productive as possible in their daily lives. Mental or behavioral health problems can appear at any age, affecting young children, teens, adults and seniors. The Center for Life Management provides services and the most effective evidenced-based treatment options specifically designed to meet the needs at each stage of life. We provide comprehensive and progressive clinical services that include counseling, medical services, 24-hour emergency services, case management and support services as well as innovative services such as TMS therapy for depression. Statistics now tell us that 1 out of 4 persons will experience some life event and/or symptoms of a mental health disorder at some point in their lives. CLM is here to help.

Website: http://centerforlifemanagement.org


Job Information
Post Date: Mar 28, 2017 Type: Full Time
Start Date: TBD Salary: TBD
Location: US - New Hampshire - Derry Job Reference: - n/a -
Categories: Health and Medicine, Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Description
The Adult Community Support Counselor provides community-based counseling services to adults with mental health issues. This position works collaboratively with the clinical team to support the consumer in working toward and completing their therapeutic and recovery goals outlined in the treatment plan. Counseling interventions will be based in the community setting such as home, work and other social environments. There are both part time and full time openings.

Major Functional Areas and Description of Duties

Working with adults to provide direct support within the community;
Document and articulate treatment interventions effectively;
Communicate symptoms, behaviors, strategies, and interventions to the clinical team;
Maintain professional codes of conduct and ethics;
Perform any additional duties assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications and Skills

A Bachelor’s degree or an Associate’s degree with a minimum of two years of direct experience within a related field is required;
Ability to be self-directed, motivated and independent problem solver;
Ability to communicate effectively and compassionately with clients and their families;
Ability to communicate effectively and work cohesively with other professionals across disciplines, inside and outside of the agency;
Ability to exercise sound clinical judgment in routine, urgent, and emergent clinical situations;
Ability to read, understand, apply practice standards, technical procedures, government standards and regulations;
Ability to acquire and effectively practice new clinical skills as needed according to evolving agency needs/services;
Illness management and Recovery training is desired;
Ability to document effectively and efficiently in course of clinical work, and to navigate an electronic health record.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The majority of the work takes place in the community. Manual dexterity is needed to use computers and standard office equipment. The ability to sit for extended periods of time is required. Reliable transportation, drivers license, auto insurance and a clean driving record are required as home visits to clients are expected.

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Notes
Center for Life Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Center for Life Management

State/Province: New Hampshire
Country: United States
Email: careers@clmnh.org
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