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Vocational Counselor

The Bridge

Description

The Bridge, an innovative and well respected mental health agency serving adults with serious mental illness, substance abuse, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and co-morbid medical conditions is seeking a Vocational Counselor to provide individual and group vocational assessment, planning, and counseling to young adults and adults with SPMI; interest in assisting clients who participate in the Horticultural services; participate in service planning meetings and engage with clients and the clinical team to improve progress toward goals. Facilitate weekly groups for both young adults and adults with SPMI; assist with the development of psychosocial and functional assessments for clients engaged in vocational services; ensure timely and accurate documentation. Any other related duties as necessary.

Qualifications

*Masters Degree preferred, BA in related field accepted. Experience in vocational services.
*2+ years in similar field; excellent English language skills; both verbal and written; knowledge of MS Office, Excel, AWARDS and the Internet.
*Excellent time management skills; stress resistant, flexible; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; open to feedback; creative; excellent organizational skills; willingness to perform CPR/First Aid/AED/CPI/Naloxone.
*Preferred experience with Young Adults, SPMI, Trauma Informed Care, Motivational Interviewing, Harm Reduction, and significant experience with crisis intervention and managing trauma triggered behaviors.

Salary

Competitive

Contact

Please forward resume and cover letter to:

Linda Taylor, Program Director
E-mail: ltaylor@thebridgeny.org

Posted on 07/21/17; CVMHA ID #11259