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Part-time therapist/counselor for alternative high school (Nederland)

TEENS, Inc.

151 East Street

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compensation: $50/hr depending on licensure and experience
employment type: part-time
job title: Therapist/counselor
TEENS, Inc. seeks a therapist 7 – 10 hours per week during the school year for the alternative high school, Chinook West.
Visit www.teensinc.org for more information about TEENS, Inc., our core values, and the programs we offer.
Primary duties include:
o Consult with staff on an as needed basis regarding challenging situations that arise as staff develop strong and caring relationships with the youth we serve.
o Support staff by processing challenging situations that may lead to vicarious trauma if not attended to.
o Debrief critical incidents with staff and students when necessary.
o Develop strong and supportive relationships with youth, primarily students in Chinook West in a milieu setting.
o Provide classes, workshops, trainings, and / or presentations to teens on topics pertinent to their lives.
o Participate and facilitate group meetings when topics that warrant a therapist’s expertise would be useful.
o Meet with students one on one in a therapeutic capacity when deemed appropriate by both the student and therapist.
o Refer youth to outside resources when deemed appropriate.
Additional details:
Therapist hours fall within typical school year days/hours, excluding holiday breaks;
Flexibility is available to support therapist maintaining 7-10 hours during school weeks when field trips, irregular programming, etc. interrupt typical work hours
Example breakdown of time spent each week:
2 hours of staff and all-school meetings
-2 hours connecting with and supporting individual staff with strategies and processing
4-5 hours meeting with individual students in the milieu and / or a therapeutic capacity
1 hour admin related

Qualifications:
Minimum Masters degree in psychology, counseling, social work or related field.
Knowledge and experience with substance abuse issues.
Knowledge and experience in working with youth.
Knowledge of trauma and family system dynamics.
Excellent communication skills.

Compensation: $50 / hour depending on licensure and experience.

If interested, please send a resume to andrea@teensinc.org.
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post id: 7760345470

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