(Available for our PM/NOC shifts - weekends required)
Adolescent Mental Health Facility
Star View Adolescent Center (SVAC) is seeking highly qualified and caring Youth Counselors (YCs). SVAC is a leader in providing diverse multidisciplinary Mental Health Services to youth who require intensive residential treatment. This position provides direct care to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of our adolescent clients. Our YCs supervise, protect and care for our youth both individually and in group settings within our 56-bed residential facility. YCs promote and assist adolescents with self-help skills across a wide variety of daily living activities including hygiene, socialization, self-regulation and problem solving skills.
Qualified candidates should meet and/or exceed these qualifications:
4-year degree in Psychology or related field (preferred but not required).
2+ years experience with severely emotionally disturbed youth (additional years of experience can substitute for less than a 4-year degree).
Minimum qualifications: HS graduate with experience in residential setting, 1 year with adolescents or 2 years with adults.
Ability to interact with and provide effective behavior modification skills and techniques with severely emotionally disturbed youth. A strong sense of patience, compassion, self-awareness and safety consciousness a must.
For qualified candidates only. Please apply on-line at www.starsinc.com/careers; Job Ref#CPA8. SVAC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package; SVAC is an equal opportunity employer.
Star View Adolescent Center is part of Stars Behavioral Health Group.