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Jubilee Leadership Academy

Counseling Coordinator

Jubilee Leadership Academy
Prescott, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 06/20/2014
Categories: Counseling
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Position Summary
  • Provide counseling services, rehabilitation support and advice from a Christian perspective
  • Supervise counseling staff providing training, work assignment and review, performance evaluations and employee discipline as necessary.
  • Ensure that assigned personnel perform duties and responsibilities in a safe and prudent manner, which does not expose them or others to unnecessary harm or risk of on-the-job injury.
  • Identify staff training needs and develop workshops or recommend training programs to enhance their performance, including development of casework plans, case management and case monitoring.
  • Determine the acceptance of cases and assign to worker based on staff strengths and availability.
  • Provide weekly case reporting, assist staff by identifying mental health issues related to placement, assist staff in identifying appropriate resources and treatment options.
  • Establish departmental priorities and develop recommendations and assist with development and implementation of department objectives, including trauma informed practices.
  • Ensure departments compliance with laws, regulations, statutes, and policies
  • Review, edit, and approve written assessments, reports, and case notes and develop procedures for information sharing.
  • Work with other departments within the organization to coordinate services and resolve problems, working (as appropriate) through the lens of trauma history to enhance accountability.
  • Represent the department on committees and organizational meetings.
  • Abide by all task of the counselor job description in exercising the duties of a member of the counseling team.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
Desired Qualifications
  • Has extensive counseling experience with troubled kids.
  • Has knowledge and experience with the impact of negative childhood experiences in adult physical, mental and emotional health outcomes, and a working knowledge of the power of resilience, relationship and nurturance in creating more positive outcomes is a priority.
  • Has a solid track record of running a highly respected counseling program.
  • Master Degree in Social Work or equivalent
  • Possess or the ability to obtain Washington State Counselor Certification
  • Ability to pass background and fingerprint check.
  • Excellent and effective written and verbal communication skills.