RHD's NOVA III program is seeking a Counselor to partner with individuals to develop their treatment/recovery goals in relation to their medical, psychiatric and substance abuse disorders.
This is a great opportunity for creative problem-solvers who are looking for excellent training and experience in a truly trauma-informed environment.
This is a full-time position with a Sunday-Thursday schedule.
Maintains respectful and trauma-informed interactions with all residents, staff, family members and visitors at all times
Facilitates and documents three to four group therapy sessions per week
Develops and revises as required individualized treatment/recovery plans based on participants’ goals for case load of up to eight individuals
Evaluates residents’ progress and reports to funders/referral sources as requested through authorization/re- authorization reviews
Facilitates and documents individual sessions with assigned individuals at least once weekly
Completes comprehensive biopsychosocial evaluation for new residents
Assists in residents’ aftercare planning and follow-up
Participates actively in clinical case conferences as a member of the individual’s support team
Provides clinical guidance to nursing and support staff
Provides crisis intervention as needed
2 years working with individuals with co-occuring disorders
Experience leading therapeutic groups
Experience with individuals with significant trauma histories
Master's degree in social work, psychology or related field
Ability to understand and function within a trauma-informed environment
Ability to work independently as well as within a team
A valid driver’s license is required
NOVA III is a DDAP licensed 10-bed residential program that employs the integrated dual disorder treatment model to structure the provision of services. This program provides residential treatment services to medically fragile people with mental health diagnosis and co-occurring substance abuse disorders. NOVA III provides 24-hour nursing and residential staff to provide optimum care and medical attention creating a recovery-oriented treatment environment in which the participant’s mental illness, substance abuse disorder and medical conditions are addressed in a coordinated, comprehensive manner. As we understand these challenges complicate each individual’s efforts to achieve stable and sustained recovery the environment of encouragement, responsibility, and individualized, flexible services provided will allow residents to recover a degree of independence and progress to integrated recovery based living arrangements in the community.
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.