Overnight Residential Counselor - Bar None

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Anoka, MN 55303, USA

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Overview: <ul> <li>Be responsible for providing direct care and continuous supervision to residential clients</li> <li>Partner with the entire residential team to provide a therapeutic environment for clients</li> <li>Provide basic counseling, co-facilitate groups, and assist clients in daily skills practice</li> <li>Provide crisis intervention when needed (including de-escalation strategies and safety holds)</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Participate in person-centered treatment and/or service planning for clients through observation, intervention, documentation, and providing feedback in regard to client progress</li> <li>Ensure the safety of all residents and staff members through consistent monitoring for potential safety hazards</li> <li>Attend mandatory team meetings for continuity of care and effective service delivery</li> <li>Conduct resident safety check-ins including and not limited to belongings searches and UAs</li> <li>Assist in the upkeep and maintenance of the facility by notifying the correct individual when supplies are low</li> <li>Stock supplies and maintain organization and cleanliness as needed on campus</li> <li>Administer medications</li> <li>Complete other tasks as assigned</li> </ul> <div id="gtx-trans" style="position: absolute; left: -305px; top: 26.7639px;">&nbsp;</div>
Requirements: <p><strong>Requirements:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Strong desire to work with children and adolescents experiencing mental health, behavioral, and/or chemical health concerns</li> <li>Experience in working with children and adolescents experiencing mental health, behavioral, and/or chemical health concerns preferred</li> <li>Strong computer skills using Microsoft Office products including Word and Outlook</li> <li>Strong verbal and written communication skills</li> <li>At least 21 years of age</li> <li>Valid Driver&rsquo;s License</li> <li>2 or more years free from chemical dependency</li> </ul> <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>Physical Demands:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Walking</li> <li>Standing</li> <li>Stairs</li> <li>Sitting</li> <li>Running</li> <li>Pushing</li> <li>Pulling</li> <li>Restrictive procedures</li> </ul> <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>Bar None Service Lines:</strong></p> <p><strong><em>&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><strong><em>Youth Residential Shelter Program</em></strong></p> <p>The ShelterPlus Program at Bar None exists to provide a trauma-informed living environment for male and female adolescents ages of 11-17 years old who are facing disruption in housing due to family crisis, behavior difficulties, and/or other need for out of home placement. The program specifically emphasizes skills development for youth and their families to stabilize and manage emotional and behavioral difficulties faced in preparation for the change in their lives. The goals of the program are inclusive of challenging youth to create a new vision by giving them respect, instilling values, developing skills, and enhancing self-worth.</p> <p><strong><em>Youth Residential Treatment Program</em></strong></p> <p>Omegon is a co-educational residential treatment facility which offers trauma-informed services for male and female adolescents, ages 12 through 17, who are experiencing serious emotional, social and/or behavioral difficulties, and/or history of chemical use. The Omegon program offers group, individual, and family therapies, as well as chemical health counseling, in addition to health-oriented recreational, independent living skill activities, and specialized milieu groups. Our treatment program is guided by psychiatric, psychological, educational, and family system evaluations to ensure treatment plans are individualized and person-centered.</p>