ACE-Agency for Community Empowerment Inc. – Master’s Level Counselor/Intern

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Expires Dec 31, 2022

Description

Our team is comprised of passionate, forward-thinking professionals eager to take on the challenge of the mental health crisis and play a formative role in providing life-enhancing solutions. We are looking for a candidate who is inspired by our mission and excited by the opportunity to be part of a growing non-profit that impacts lives in a profound way. We serve a diverse population that allows for a wide range of experience.

ACE offers person centered services that foster one’s ability to achieve maximum independence, self-advocacy, community integration, and an enhanced quality of life. We believe that empowerment comes from the individual and their connection to others. Our holistic, community-based services are available to people with disabilities, their circles of support, and other vulnerable populations.

13 year old rapidly growing non-profit, Growth opportunities, Good benefit package, Licensed Supervision Available, Community work counts toward loan forgiveness,

Essential duties and responsibilities

The Counselor will emphasize recovery in their work with individuals with disabilities, their families, and support staff to promote optimum mental health. • The Counselor will be involved in the direct counseling or small group counseling of people we serve as related to acute or chronic mental health issues. • The Counselor will be involved with direct counseling of family members on an as-needed basis. • The Counselor will administer standardized tools to measure mental health pre and post therapy. These tools will be administered throughout the counseling period. • The Counselor will work with the Clinical Coordinator to expand the mental health program, to serve a larger number of individuals. • The Counselor will work with the Clinical Coordinator to report outcomes of this program to other stakeholders which may include public speaking, attending conferences, and development of journal articles for publication. • The Counselor may be expected to oversee and mentor interns during the program cycle if assigned. • The Counselor will report directly to the Clinical Coordinator. The Counselor will be involved in direct training of support staff regarding acute and chronic mental health issues they may face with the individuals they serve. • The Counselor will also provide direct counseling to staff, as needed, to help understand the stress and mental health concerns related to their involvement with the individual with a disability and their family members.

Qualifications

Excellent oral and written communication - Attention to detail in your writing Organizational and time management skills Interdisciplinary Team Participation – collaborate, embrace, holistic care Computer literate Strive for personal growth, seek constructive criticism… How can I be better? Have a desire to grow the company.

Education and Experience

Master's degree in Social Services Field, Licensed Clinical Intern Ideal Candidate will have a Medicare/Medicaid Provider number.

Salary/Salary Range

up to $50,000

Company/Organization

ACE-Agency for Community Empowerment Inc.

http://www.ace-empowerment.org

Contact

Human Resources | Email