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Responsible for the overall management and direction for a comprehensive clinical program including, but not limited to, psycho-social assessments, domestic violence assessments, individual counseling, group counseling, crisis intervention, safety planning, children's therapeutic services, and recreational services, and developing and monitoring linkages with or development of Safe Passage sponsored programs which provide mental health, substance abuse and other therapeutic services. The counselor will participate as part of the Shelter, DV, Child Advocacy, and Sexual Assault team to provide additional case management services including assistance with identification and utilization of resources, triage cases, provide assistance to team Coordinators, assist in advocacy for victims, including shelter residents. This position requires the ability to work independently in an acute care setting.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Crisis intervention and assessments of the client’s psychological status, emotional status, and physical health conditions
Make determinations as to the level of danger the client faces; presence of any substance abuse issues and efficacy
Advocate for clients, initiating strategies that will guide the client towards therapeutic
Functions as a team member to develop case plans that meet victim's Act as a case manager for assigned caseloads depending on program assignment.
Assists in providing a safe and therapeutic environment according to established policies and
Completes written documentation of case plan, services, behaviors, and progress in compliance with Safe Passage and program
Participates in the evaluation of program effectiveness and efficiency and works to ensure continuous improvements quality of
Assist in any training of volunteers involved with the agency
Participate in additional tasks necessary to achieve program goals
Participate in regular team meetings, supervision meetings and “all-staff” meetings, and retreats
Overall responsibility for the coordination of all clinical services including all psycho- social assessments, individual counseling, group counseling, domestic violence assessments, crisis intervention and children's therapeutic
Directly supervise the agency's clinicians.
Providing individual and group therapy to adults and children including, but not limited to working concurrently with parents and/or other service
Developing group curriculum for adult and child psycho-educational
Reviews all tasks related to time and attendance, annual performance evaluations, and related salary enhancements for clinicians
Overall responsibility for ensuring all clinical interns and clinicians receive a formal orientation to the department, site, and Safe Passage and all mandated courses for Safe Passage employees, and any courses which are indicated for additional professional growth and development as a department or as
Collects, analyzes, and reports on departmental statistics as indicated by Safe Passage, funding bodies, and regulatory agencies, through documentation
Ensures the delivery of quality and appropriate clinical services to all shelter residents and non-residential clients through supervision of his/her supervisees, adherence to all requisite regulations, and all policies and procedures of Safe Passage including, but not limited to, team meetings and case
Responsible for the Safe Passage Individual Development Account
Responsible for providing supervision for graduate students in related educational
Acts as liaison with other department
Performs other duties as
Additional Salary Information: Benefits include 92% employer paid health and dental insurance, 3% 401k match, generous vacation and leave.
Safe Passage was established for the purpose of offering supportive services to families living in abuse so they could make changes in their lives and eliminate violence. We work every day to empower survivors, eliminate the abuse, engage the community, and engender change.
Program services include emergency shelter for domestic violence victims and their minor children, adult and child counsel...ing, advocacy, 24-hour hospital accompaniment for sexual assault victims, community referrals, education, support groups, and parenting classes. Services which are offered for shelter residents are also available for non-residential clients.