This high intensity DMH-funded residence serves six adults living with serious and persistent mental illness. This structured residence is designed to assist individuals with previous attempts at community living to learn new skills that will help them to be successful in the community and prepare them for transitions to less restrictive environments. This program offers Peer Support and utilizes Supported Employment and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as the treatment models.
Senior residential counselors are responsible for organizing and supervising all scheduled shift activities, supervising staff on shift, maintaining a caseload, and having on-call responsibilities.
Bachelor’s degree in a Social Services related field preferred, plus a minimum of one year’s experience working with adults living with serious mental illness. Eligible candidates must be at least 21 years of age with a current, valid driver's license and the minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Eligible candidate must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Word. Candidate must be First Aid, CPR, and Medication Administration Program (MAP) certified or certifiable.