Counselor - Eating Disorder, Residential - PT

at  Center for Discovery

Fairfax, Virginia, USA - 22030

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Immediate16 Dec, 2020Not Specified16 Sep, 20201 year(s) or aboveMental Health,Discharge,Healing,It,Learning,Health,ChildrenNoNo
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Description:

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university or
  • One year experience working with children, mental health, counseling, or eating disorder field preferred
  • Must attend all training, education, and staff enrichment activities
  • Must possess a current Driver’s License in good standing

GET TO KNOW US

Center For Discovery has a 20-year legacy of transforming lives by promoting health, healing and hope to our clients and their families. We are a national leader in behavioral healthcare and offer world-class treatment for eating disorders, mental health and substance use conditions. We serve adolescents and adults in both residential and outpatient settings. It is our mission to create a transformative therapeutic experience aimed at profoundly and creatively facilitating behavioral, emotional and spiritual growth. We place a high priority on providing an environment that supports an unlimited capacity for learning, and we seek qualified individuals who share our passion for improving the lives of those we serve. With plans for continued growth, upward job mobility makes this an ideal workplace for those who want to build a career in the behavioral health sector. Come grow with us.

Responsibilities:

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Greeting new clients and introduces them to their primary treatment team
  • Determining whether the new client has any special needs, communicating those needs to the treatment team and assisting in making sure the needs are met
  • Contributing to the well-being of all clients by serving as a positive role model, demonstrating appropriate dress, grooming, communication and positive behavior in a professional, warm and caring manner
  • Facilitating the treatment plan set forth by the Therapist by providing day-to-day support
  • Engaging clients in therapeutic groups to promote coping skills, relapse prevention, DBT, education and life skills
  • Participating in a weekly multi-disciplinary team meeting
  • Sharing vital information of the client’s progress with the treatment team
  • Understanding and maintaining the confidential nature of all client and program related activities
  • Eating together during meal times to model positive dietary behaviors
  • Maintaining an inviting environment by ensuring the house is tidy and clean at all times
  • Assisting Therapists in the discharge process by helping the client transition home
  • Attending all training, education and staff enrichment activities; being familiar with the Philosophy, Mission and Objectives of Center For Discovery
    This is a part-time position that will work Varying days, and rotating shifts: 6:00 am - 2:00 pm, 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm at one of our residential programs. For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at centerfordiscovery.com.

As a Counselor, you will be responsible for assisting and supporting residents through the entire treatment experience from admission through discharge. You will work daily with our clients and be responsible for:

  • Contributing insightful, practical and meaningful information to support the client’s behavior, mood and healing process
  • Role-modeling appropriate and supportive behavior based on your training and experience
  • Supporting our clients in their journey to a healthier and more productive lif


REQUIREMENT SUMMARY

Min:1.0Max:6.0 year(s)

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Fairfax, VA, USA