Youth Focus is now Alexander Youth Network!! Alexander Youth Network is looking for a part-time Group Facilitator in our Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Program (SAIOP).
Salary is $29,120 ($14.00/hour).
Alexander Youth Network manages a residential substance abuse program for adolescents and teens from 12-17 in Greensboro, North Carolina. In this program, teens participate in a series of individual, group, and family counseling sessions to identify triggers and underlying draws to substance use.
At Alexander, we adhere to The Seven Challenges Model to help adolescents and teens to evaluate their life goals, personal challenges, and empower them to make the appropriate lifestyle changes. While in the residential program individuals work through challenges with family and natural support systems to identify strategies for long term success.
To learn more about our services and to apply, please visitwww.alexanderyouthnetwork.org.
Provides, coordinates, and monitors a variety of direct care activities for clients in the residential, group home or other client treatment environment. Maintains the residences and clients in a clean and safe environment. Offers appropriate intervention services; facilitating individual, group and family conferences.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Ensure consistent and appropriate activities according to NMT model.
Ensure clinical interventions according to NMT model.
Participation in therapeutic activities according to NMT
Participation in NMT staffing and treatment planning
Documentation quality and quantity.
Consistent routine and daily planning
Plans appropriate recreational and educational activities to enrich the therapeutic milieu through BHC's
Problem identification and proactive resolution
Effective utilization of supervisor
Care of the environment
Overall quality of care for clients
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma is required. B.A. /B.S. in a related human service field preferred. Four years Mental Health experience is preferred.
Experience: -Substance Abuse Counseling: 1 year (Preferred)
Must be 21
Competency is defined as the techniques, procedures, technology, skills or equipment needed to do one's job. The following competencies are required of this position: age specific competency for children and adolescents, competency in the Administration of Medications, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, Life Saving/Safety to include First Aid and CPR; Working with Mental Health Population through utilization of TCI and NMT, Blood Borne Pathogens and Infection Control.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, governmental regulations, or legal documentation. Ability to write reports and business correspondence to a prescribed format and style. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of children, top managers, clients and families, volunteers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, rations, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance. The employee must frequently move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.