Residential Counselor
SCO Family of Services
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Post Date: Feb 07, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: Bi-weekly
Location: US - New York - Queens
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·         Maintain a positive, safe and healthy environment in which residents will be exposed to meaningful living experience.
·         Maintains an awareness of each resident’s emotional, physical and spiritual needs and refers her to other team members (when necessary) to meet those needs.
·         Provides immediate therapeutic crisis intervention, in line with policies and procedures. Familiar with individual safety plans for students to help encourage and implement their use in response to crisis situations.
.         Provide individual support to students who are in crisis, in conjunction with the student support staff, by preparing students for mediations and follow up with their completion, and negotiating restrictions.

High School Diploma required, college degree preferred
•Ability to care for children.
•This position requires successful completion of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) training, which includes a written test and demonstration of the competency to perform physical restraints, as specified by the program and regulatory body. Additionally, staff must successfully complete all required TCI refreshers in order to maintain continued employment.

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