Job: Residential Counselor

Title Residential Counselor
Categories Corporate Site, Direct Care Counselors & Supervisors, Feature on Homepage
Location Bradford, MA
Job Information

NFI Massachusetts Inc, a non-profit human services agency, is currently seeking a second shift full-time Residential Counselor for its Bradford, MA STARR program facility.

We are seeking dedicated and qualified candidates with strong leadership skills to provide direct care to youth served within the program. The goal is to provide these youth support, mentoring, guidance and to demonstrate positive role modeling so they may elect healthier choices to and learn new skills to use upon their discharge from the program.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology or other related field of study and/or extensive experience working with a similar population, or a combination of education and experience.
  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle is a must.

Pathways STARR, located in Bradford, MA provides safe, therapeutic, short-term residential placement for male and female youth age 12-18. The program serves youth and families struggling with issues that include emotional disturbance, trauma, family conflict and behavioral issues such as truancy, running and substance abuse.

The program works with youth and families in crisis, providing them with opportunities to assess, stabilize and work together to create a strong plan for the future. The program provides crisis intervention, intensive family treatment, clinical assessments and assessment-based recommendations for further treatment. Services include onsite educational and therapeutic groups to address topics like anger management, life skills, healthy relationships, coping skills, substance abuse and anxiety management. The goal is rapid stabilization and reintegration home or to the next appropriate setting within 45 days.

CONTACT INFORMATION

All resumes will be sent to Jessica Seder, Human Resources Administrator, at NFI Massachusetts, Inc. for review.

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