Counselor II (Huntington Beach)
Waymakers (formerly Community Service Programs)
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Post Date: Nov 20, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: DOE
Location: US - California - Huntington Beach
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About Us
Waymakers (formerly Community Service Programs, Inc.) is a well-established non-profit human services agency committed to helping individuals experiencing conflict and crisis make their way to a place of strength and stability. Celebrating more than 45 years of providing services in Orange County, Waymakers is comprised of 8 core programs assisting over 120,000 persons a year.

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About the program: Waymakers Crisis
Residential and Shelter Program provides a therapeutic home-like setting for short-term crisis intervention for youth ages 12-17 with the goal of family reunification. The Program provides a “safe respite” and immediate services to youth displaying behaviors or a history indicative of Serious Emotional Disturbance, experiencing significant familial conflict, and at-risk of hospitalization and/or out-of-home placement.

Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday, 9am-6pm

Counselor II responsibilities include:
- Provide individual, family, and group therapy services to youth and their families both at the shelter and in the family home, as needed for brief after-care follow-up
- Services include clinical assessments with DSM 5 diagnostics, short-term therapy, behavior modification, crisis intervention, linkage to after-care supports, case management, and coordination of care under the clinical supervision of a licensed professional
- Services are to be provided in English and Spanish

Counselor II requirements include:
- Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field
- Possession of a current intern, associate, or license number with the BBS
- Knowledge of theory and experience with techniques of individual, family, and group dynamics, behavioral interventions, substance abuse issues, crisis intervention, trauma informed models, and cognitive behavioral approaches
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. First Aid and CPR certifications, health screen, and negative TB test result
- Live Scan fingerprinting and criminal records clearance and compliance with Community Care Licensing Title 22 Group Home regulations
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team, work under pressure to meet clients’ needs and organizational deadlines, and effectively manage crisis situations
- Valid California driver’s license, auto liability insurance, and a satisfactory driving record
- Bilingual English/Spanish required

- 12 Paid Holidays
- 15-20 Paid Leave Days (based on hours worked and years of service)
- Choice of pre-tax group health plans with generous employer contribution
- Medical (HMO), Dental (PPO), and Vision (PPO) Plans
- 401K Retirement Savings Plan with 3% fully vested employer contribution plus 1% match
- Free $50,000 Basic Term Life/AD&D Insurance
- Free Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Free Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

How To Apply

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact Details
Name: Human Resources
State/Province: California
Ph: 949-250-0488