Background/Summary: For 18 years, Red Hook Initiative (RHI) has nurtured young people in Red Hook, Brooklyn, to be inspired, resilient and healthy, and to envision themselves as co-creators of their lives, community and society. Dozens of participants in RHI programs have returned to RHI as staff, and have jump-started careers in youth development from there. A key component of our approach to youth development and community building lies in the integration of socio-emotional support. Social work values and holistic practices are essential.
The Clinical team and the interdisciplinary program serving the community of Red Hook. Currently, the clinical team with collaboration of administrative staff are building a healing justice focused social/emotional team. It is our vision to witness the community of Red Hook reach the maximum expression of their humanity. Red Hook is impacted by the pressures, stressors and violence of systematic oppression and trauma. We believe that it is everyone's inherent human right to be treated with respect and dignity. It is our intention to support young people towards their emotional health and healing by providing social emotional therapeutic services in a non-clinical community based setting. As such, the clinical counselor role plays a pivotal part in shaping counseling service delivery and embedding best practices in an innovative and impactful setting.We are looking for others who align with this vision with a variety of therapeutic skills and healing modalities to join us.
RHI believes in the advancement and professional development of their clinical staff and are dedicated to continuing education and expanding possibilities of practice. All staff are trained in Motivational Interviewing, Mental Health First Aid, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, Psychoeducation (Seeking Safety), and Unified Behavioral Health screening.
Responsibilities: The responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: The desired disposition of the incoming clinician include:
Minimum Experience and Qualifications:
If you can imagine the endless possibilities of what we can create, please consider joining us by applying. To apply, please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to email@example.com with “Clinical Counselor” in the subject line.
Background/Summary: For 18 years, Red Hook Initiative (RHI) has nurtured young people in Red Hook, Brooklyn, to be inspired, resilient and healthy, and to envision themselves as co-creators of their lives, community and society. Dozens of…