• Residential Masters Level Counselor

    Requisition ID
    2018-2128
    Job Locations
    TN-Memphis
    Program
    Residential
    Relocation Assistance
    No
    Position Type
    Full-Time/Regular
  • Overview

    Company Overview


    Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services. 

     

    If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.

    Responsibilities

    Program Overview

     

    Youth Villages’ Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems.  Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings.  We have three different types of facilities—Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses, and Group Homes. Located in Tennessee and Georgia, all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed). 

     

    Position Overview

    • Work directly with 8-12 youth on a daily basis providing individual, group and family therapy to each resident
    • Complete admissions and discharges for the youth on our Residential campuses
    • Facilitating treatment meetings and consultations

    Qualifications

    Requirements

     

    A Master's degree in a social services discipline is required
    Must be willing to pursue licensure with supervision provided
    One year of counseling experience is required
    Experience in a residential setting is preferred
    Experience working with at-risk youth is a preferred
    Experience working with youth is required
    Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
    Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
    Basic computer knowledge
    Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

     

    Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

     

    Additional Benefits

     

    Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
    Retirement Savings Pension Plan
    403 (b)
    2 weeks paid vacation
    12 paid sick days per year
    10 paid holidays
    Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

     

    EOE

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