Prevention Counselor
Unitas Therapeutic Community

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Post Date: Sep 13, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Immediately
Salary: $36,000
Location: US - New York - Bronx
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Description
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•        The counselor will be in charge of managing their sites’ specific Evidence Based Programming (EBP) requirements. This includes, but is not limited to: Discovery Groups, Advisory Groups, Drug education groups, specified educational groups and/or EBP curriculum groups.
•        Prevention Counselor will be expected to run an 8-10 week EBP classroom program. This will consist of directed curriculum and classroom based instruction.
•        Prevention Counselors will be required to participate in after school programming. UNITAS has a long standing history of delivering the "Caretaker Network" program. This consists of Prevention counselors working with adolescents and young adults in a case management (as needed) and mentorship roles. Programming consists of 40-70 teens.
•        Prevention counselor may also be required to participate in and/or lead our Tuesday teen program. Tuesday programming focused on drug prevention and education, social, emotional and interpersonal development and other varying topics. All Tuesday programming is EBP based and curriculum driven.
•        Engage parents in Parent Training classes
•        Participate in weekly individual and group supervision with supervisor
•        Candidates who do not already have the CPS/CPP certification must initiate the process upon hire.


Skills
•        Candidate must enjoy working with youth and children.
•        Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, is a key to doing this work successfully.
•        Experienced in all Microsoft programs.
•        Must have an amiable personality and must be
       able to get along with a multicultural staff.


Notes
* Participation in company's health plan and 403B
   retirement plan.
* Can accrue up to 10 vacation days and 6 sick days
   within the first year or employment.



Contact Details
Name: Alexandria Perugino
Address: 830 Southern Blvd
City: Bronx
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 10459
Country: United States
Ph: 718-589-0551
Email: aperugino@unitastcinc.org