The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

  • Residential Counselor- Stepping Stone (Worcester)

    Job Locations US-MA-Worcester
    ID
    2018-2955
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Residential
    Min
    USD $13.22/Hr.
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Our agency  is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. This intensive residence, which also has a supported housing component into which program individuals graduate when ready, provides a comprehensive, therapeutic living environment for 14 men and women between the ages of 18 and 25 with mental health challenges. The purpose is to assist consumers in developing independent living skills, personal independence, and in managing their illness. The program has adopted Dialectical Behavior Therapy as a treatment modality to address mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotional regulation, and distress tolerance.

     

    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 agency is 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 young adults served in this community residential setting.

    Qualifications

    • BA/BS in a Human Services/Social Services related field strongly preferred.
    • Reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license.
    • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED/HiSET.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, including Word.
    • CPR, First Aid, MAP (Medication Administration Program) certified or certifiable.

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