Requisition Number: FAMHP-PARSC-H-03-2020-02
Job Title: Parent Support Counselor
City: Philadelphia
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Salary Range: $12.25 per hour

Parent Support Counselor

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Description/Job Summary

Parent Support Counselor

Family House NOW is a long-term residential treatment facility for women experiencing mental illness and chemical dependence, and their children. Special components address drug/alcohol addiction, mental illness, life skills, and parenting skills, as well as prevention and intervention for the children. Family House NOW is one of only a few programs nationwide that works with mother and child in a residential treatment setting.

Job Responsibilities 

I.  Parent Support Responsibilities:

Observe and assist parent in child care responsibilities such as feeding, bathing and bed time.
Role model appropriate parent/child interactions
Supportively confront/correct inappropriate interactions

II. Child Care Responsibilities:

Assume child responsibilities in parent’s absence or when parent is unable to do so
Monitor children

III.   Documentation Responsibilities:

Document any notable observations of parent- child interactions
Document any significant client interactions

IV. Other Responsibilities:

Provide crisis intervention
Stay on assigned floor as indicated until completion of shift
As assigned by the Director to ensure continuity of care and foster a supportive nurturing environment for growth

Job Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D required
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 1 years of relevant experience    
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, and veteran or disability status.

Responsibilities/Duties

  Parent Support Responsibilities:

Observe and assist parent in child care responsibilities such as feeding, bathing and bed time.
Role model appropriate parent/child interactions
Supportively confront/correct inappropriate interactions

II. Child Care Responsibilities:

Assume child responsibilities in parent’s absence or when parent is unable to do so
Monitor children

III.   Documentation Responsibilities:

Document any notable observations of parent- child interactions
Document any significant client interactions

IV. Other Responsibilities:

Provide crisis intervention
Stay on assigned floor as indicated until completion of shift
As assigned by the Director to ensure continuity of care and foster a supportive nurturing environment for growth

Required Experience

  • 1 years of relevant experience    
  • Required Education

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D required
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred  
  • Required Qualifications

  • 1 years of relevant experience    
  • Program Summary

    Family House NOW is a long-term residential treatment facility for women experiencing mental illness and chemical dependence, and their children. Special components address drug/alcohol addiction, mental illness, life skills, and parenting skills, as well as prevention and intervention for the children. Family House NOW is one of only a few programs nationwide that works with mother and child in a residential treatment setting.
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    Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.