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  • Residential Counselor - Hyde Park Women's Residence (Hyde Park)

    Job Locations US-MA-Hyde Park
    ID
    2017-2553
    # of Openings
    5
    Category
    Residential
    Min
    USD $13.58/Hr.
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

     This residential program provides services to five adults with intellectual disabilities who present with complex mental health and behavioral challenges. The home has a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) milieu where the entire program experiences a DBT culture designed to shape individuals toward increased independence and self-reliance.  The goal is to assist the individuals to make progress in the areas of personal safety and gain better control of their emotions and behavior. An on-site day program offers each individual a structured routine of skill building activities.

     

    Our agency provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), as well as various trainings in which to obtain CEU’s, and opportunities for advancement. Our agencyis an eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provides tuition reimbursement for continuing education. 

    Responsibilities

    Residential Counselors provide support, guidance, advocacy, case management, and empowerment to the intellectually disabled women served in this community residential setting.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in a Social Service-related field preferred.
    • Experience or internship with intellectually disabled adults.
    • Eligible candidate must be female.
    • Must have a valid driver's license.
    • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED/HiSET required. 
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word. 
    • Must be First Aid, CPR, MAP (Medication Administration Program), and SOLVE (Strategies of Limiting Violent Episodes) certified or certifiable.
    • This program is a female only staffed program. 

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