Position:  Rehabilitative Day Program Counselor
Location:  Ensley, AL
Job Id:  794
# of Openings:  0

Rehabilitative Day Program Counselor
Normal Work Hours/Days:  8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday‑Friday
Location:  Western Mental Health
 
This employee is responsible for providing therapeutic activity for the participants of JBS WMHC Rehabilitative Day Treatment Program.  Assignments are specific and relate to established program policies and procedures.  Employees are expected to use initiative and be creative. 
 
PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
 
Primary responsibility with Rehabilitative Day Treatment Program with secondary responsibility within the JBS Western Mental Health Clinic.
 
Provides direct services for clients in the Day Treatment/JBS WMHC Program.
 
Participate in the development of the client's individual treatment plan through Day Treatment Program.
 
Participates in the intake and assessment of client needs in conjunction with other team members.
 
Transports clients as needed.
 
Maintain client records and other related paperwork.
 
Other responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Bachelor's degree in Human Services and/or one-year experience working with individuals experiencing mental illness.
 
Valid Alabama driver's license and driving record acceptable to agency automobile insurance carrier for inclusion on agency policy.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
 
Demonstratable knowledge of sound mental health practices and procedures.
 
Demonstratable knowledge of therapeutic techniques used in social, group and milieu programs.
 
Ability to assist clients in individual and group therapy programs.
 
Ability to supervise and direct the work of clients.
 
Ability to evaluate problem situations of client care and treatment.
 
Ability to work harmoniously with both staff and clients and to relate to the needs of clients in an individual as well as group setting.
 
Self-motivated and able to work independently.
 
Ability to make pertinent statements orally and in writing.
 
Basic computer literacy skills.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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