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Sr. Youth Counselor - FOCUS Apopka in Apopka, FL at Aspire Health Partners

Date Posted: 9/2/2018

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Job Description

Job Purpose: As a Senior Youth Counselor at Aspire Health Partners, your job purpose will be to provide a multitude of essential functions to plan and implement intensive therapy and counseling processes for children with addiction, behavioral and/or mental disorders. These functions include – but are not limited to – completing the required assessments under the supervision of a licensed professional, coordinating and implementing behavioral health programing associated with the treatment plan, developing the child or adolescent’s discharge and aftercare plan with DJJ, ADM and/or the Office of Family Safety and Preservation, performing psychosocial assessments through interviewing of clients, family and others, providing focused therapeutic treatment and counseling to clients, assessing the needs of the client and family to refer them to the appropriate support services and programs, monitoring condition and behavior of client and effectively communicate progress to other professionals, routinely provide guidance and leadership to other counselors and conducting outreach programs aimed at attracting parents to counseling programs to aid in the therapy and recovery of clients. Most importantly, all functions must be completed while maintaining high standards of ethical and professional conduct while adhering to agency policies and procedures.

 

 

 

Job Requirements

Position qualifications: Ability to receive and maintain a(n)

  • Level II Background clearance
  • Acceptable Motor Vehicle Registration driver’s license record in accordance with the underwriting guidelines set by Aspire insurance company as described in the AHP Corporate Transportation Policy 3.9.1

 

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Human Services field.

Other Qualifications: Minimum of 1 year of experience; Good communication skills; Experience in individual, group and family counseling; knowledge of Microsoft Outlook Calendar, Word, Publisher and PowerPoint.