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PRN-Residential Master's Level Counselor at Youth Villages

PRN-Residential Master's Level Counselor

Youth Villages Douglasville, GA Full-Time
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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 20+ 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, Georgia, and Massachusetts, 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
Provide case management and discharge planning for assigned youth

Facilitate linkage to community resources

Facilitating treatment meetings and consultations

Qualifications

Requirements
A Master's degree in a social services discipline is required
Current LCSW, LPC, or LMFT license in the state of Georgia is preferred
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

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
401(k)
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
10 paid holidays

Paid Parental Leave
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.

 

Recommended skills

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Lcsw)
Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist (Lmft)
Licensed Professional Counselor (Lpc)
Family Therapy
Case Management
Social Work
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