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Residential Master's Level Counselor

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Youth Villages
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Memphis, TN
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Published 26 days ago

Company Overview

Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services. 

If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.


Program Overview

Youth Villages’ Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems. Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings. We have three different types of facilities—Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses, and Group Homes. Located in Tennessee and Georgia, all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed). 

 

Position Overview

  • Work directly with 8-12 youth on a daily basis providing individual, group and family therapy to each resident
  • Complete admissions and discharges for the youth on our Residential campuses
  • Facilitating treatment meetings and consultations


Requirements

A Master's degree in a social services discipline is required

Must be willing to pursue licensure with supervision provided

One year of counseling experience is required

Experience in a residential setting is preferred

Experience working with at-risk youth is a preferred

Experience working with youth is required

Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills

Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously

Basic computer knowledge

Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

 

Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.

Company Overview

Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision

Retirement Savings Pension Plan

401 (k)

2 weeks paid vacation

12 paid sick days per year

10 paid holidays

Paid Parental Leave

Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision

Retirement Savings Pension Plan

401 (k)

2 weeks paid vacation

12 paid sick days per year

10 paid holidays

Paid Parental Leave…

Location

On-site
Memphis, TN, USA

How to Apply

Click here to apply or email resume to latora.bemley@youthvillages.org.

Click here to apply or email resume to latora.bemley@youthvillages.org.

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