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.