Father Ryan is seeking to hire a self-motivated and experienced candidate to join our Personal Counseling Team for a minimum of 2 months. This position will follow the school-day calendar with some evening and weekend responsibilities. Ideal candidates should be skilled in providing social and emotional support to adolescents, be able to work independently and have a solid working knowledge of the latest behavioral health interventions. Previous experience working in a school setting is an advantage.
Interested candidates must hold a master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related field with a minimum of 2 years’ experience. Preference given to candidates who are licensed in their field or are license eligible.
Key Responsibilities of Personal Counselor:
-Provide individual mental health counseling, de-escalation, crisis intervention, case management and referral services
-Provide Risk Assessment and Screenings as appropriate
-Communicate with parents/guardians to address concerns and support student development
-Collaborate with outpatient providers to ensure continuity of care
-Work in partnership with school faculty and staff to support social, emotional, and behavioral well-being of students
-Co-facilitate family education groups
-Assist with overseeing Peer Mentor Program
-Conduct classroom presentations as needed
-Work directly with Director of Personal Counseling to identify and coordinate other duties to support student needs
-Maintain professional standards and present as a role model for master’s level interns within the Personal Counseling Department
Interested candidates should send the following: 1-letter of introduction, 2-resume, and 3-personal philosophy of counseling to Rhonda Jones, Director of Personal Counseling at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Temporary Counseling Position” in the subject line. Be prepared to provide 3 professional references upon request.