The following statements are intended to describe the major elements and requirements of the position and should not be taken as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals assigned to this job.
Supervise, engage and support adolescent consumers in a residential setting. Responsible to ensure medication monitoring and education, progress on Master Treatment Plan, personal care skill development, age appropriate group, leisure and recreational activities. To be able to communicate and collaborate effectively with families, program psychiatrist, and other mental health providers.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, social work or rehabilitaion. High School candidates currently enrolled in college with additional experience will be considered on a case by case basis.
Basic understanding of working with adults with a serious mental illness.
High School Diploma – five (5) years full time experience working with youth in group setting or demonstrate attributes and experience which enable the residence counselor to work appropriately with adults diagnosed with a serious mental illness.
Basic understanding of mental health services and role of residence counselors in mental health services.
Valid New Jersey Driver’s License.
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