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POSITION: Counselor

DEPARTMENT: Wholistic Care

REPORTS TO: Wholistic Care Director

CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt

Providence Place is seeking a qualified Counselor. Providence Place is a non-profit organization which provides adoption services and a program for young adults with disabilities in residential and community-based programs.

Our Mission: Providence Place is a non-profit and for purpose organization fostering opportunities. We empower adults with disabilities and people on the adoption journey by supporting independence and building bright futures with endless possibilities.

SUMMARY: Counsel students, both individually and in group sessions, to deal with the personal, social and vocational effects of living with a disability. Evaluate the strengths and limitations of CHI and Oasis Home students. Assists students in overcoming disabilities, adjust to living independently and making life changes. Counsel individuals receiving services through the Volino Center, which may include women who are facing crisis situations, women who are mothers of young children, women who are pregnant, birth mothers, birth families, and adoptive parents. Focus of these sessions may include working to assist these individuals in coping with the emotional challenges of managing major life events, placing a child for adoption, or adopting a child.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Individual and group counseling and education sessions to deal with the personal, social and vocational effects of living with a disability.

• Individual and group counseling and education sessions focused on managing the emotional challenges of placing a child for adoption or adopting a child.

• Develop and implement individual therapeutic/life plans and evaluate the effectiveness of counseling programs, treatment plans and students’ progress in resolving identified problems and moving towards defined objectives.

• Modify treatment activities and approaches as needed in order to meet changes in clients’ status.

• Ensure individualized care teams are aware of changes to any therapeutic/life plans.

• Communicate with the consulting psychiatrist regarding client progress, behaviors, medication concerns/reviews and other staffing issues.

• Maintain comprehensive case notes for each client.

• Maintain confidentiality of client records.

• Gather information about community and mental health resources that can be used in conjunction with therapy.

• Establish and maintain effective professional rapport with sponsoring agencies and students.

• Consult with staff in determining appropriate actions regarding reported behavioral incidents.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: Master’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences or closely related field

EXPERIENCE: One (1) to three (3) years’ experience counseling persons with disabilities and/or individuals in the adoption triad, preferred.

BENEFITS: (If Applicable) Employer-paid health insurance up to $600 per month; health savings account, if applicable; 100% paid life insurance for employee; 401K; Paid Time Off 16 days/year (0 to 5 years tenure); and 12½ paid holidays per year.

To apply, email your resume to: Carrie Land at carrie.land@provplace.org or fax to
(210) 888-9550. No phone calls please.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 13, 2017
Location: 6487 Whitby Road
San Antonio, TX 78240

 

 

POSITION: Direct Care Team Member (Part Time: About 28 hrs/wk)

DEPARTMENT:  CHI

REPORTS TO:  Nathan Adcock

CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

Providence Place is seeking a qualified Direct Care Worker. Providence Place is a non-profit organization which provides adoption services and a program for young adults with disabilities in residential and community-based programs.

 

Our Mission:  Providence Place is a non-profit and for purpose organization fostering opportunities.  We empower adults with disabilities and people on the adoption journey by supporting independence and building bright futures with endless possibilities.

 

SUMMARY:        Provides a variety of interactive support services in a residential setting to assist with the supervision and safety of individuals with varying disabilities in a dorm facility providing 24-hour care; reinforces and promotes independent living and vocational skills; and ensures a safe, orderly, and clean environment within the facility.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Ensures accountability of all residents
  2. Provides “hands on” support and assistance to residents
  3. Performs crises intervention and problem solving with residents
  4. Maintains order and cleanliness in the dormitory
  5. Assists in ensuring that medication is taken as prescribed
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED

 

EXPERIENCE:   Preferred: Experience working with people with disabilities, ASL or ESL signing experience

 

BENEFITS: Paid Time Off 16 days/year (0 to 5 years tenure); and 12½ paid holidays per year.

 

To apply, email your resume to: Nathan@provplace.org or fax to
(210) 888-9550.  No phone calls please.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled

Location: 6487 Whitby Road
San Antonio, TX 78240

 

 

 

 

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