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Children's 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 20, 2017 Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a - Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New Hampshire - Derry Job Reference: - n/a -
Categories: Health and Medicine, Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Description
The Children’s Community Support Counselor provides community-based counseling services to children and families. This position works collaboratively with the clinical team to support the child in working toward and completing their therapeutic and recovery goals outlined in the treatment plan.   This is a full time, 35 hour a week position.

This specific position works within children ages 3-21 creating individualized plans that are tailored to meet each child’s needs, interests and goals and work with them side by side to successfully achieve their transitional aged goals. The Community Support Counselor will assist struggling youth become successful by supporting and teaching values and skills necessary to function independently and achieve their personal goals. Counseling interventions will be based in the community setting such as home, school and other social environments.

Major Functional Areas and Description of Duties

Working with children and their families 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.

Skills
Ability to be self-directed, motivated and an 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 sta


Notes
Education

Bachelor’s degree or an Associate’s degree with a minimum of two years of direct experience within a related field is required.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The majority of the work takes place in the community. The ability to actively engage with children and conduct interactive play within a therapeutic setting is required. Manual dexterity is needed to use computers and standard office equipment. The ability to sit for extended periods of time is required.


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Center for Life Management

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