Provide Wellness Services in groups or individual settings that are guided by the principles of trauma-informed care to clients of Jefferson Center for Mental Health and to community participants.
Develop and lead psycho-educational classes that are effective, efficient, timely, respectful and person centered for Jefferson Center consumers and community.
- Provide Wellness Services including psycho-educational classes, wellness coaching and somatic therapy that are guided by the principles of trauma informed care to consumers of Jefferson Center and to the community.
- Develop curriculum based on psychological theories and principles and leads psycho-educational classes that are effective, efficient, timely, respectful and person centered for Jefferson Center consumers and community
- Carries a caseload of appropriate clients for individual therapy, responsible for the creation of treatment plans, keeping up with required documentation and seeking supervision when necessary
- Responsible for carrying a caseload of Wellness coaching clients and meeting with them regularly in a motivational interviewing model to help clients reach their healthy living goals
- Outreach is a key component of this position which can be done over the phone and in person; making calls to clients, introducing the program, going out to the community to build relationships, providing services within the community to build our partnerships, going to team meetings to present Wellness program, etc
- Must keep up with all documentation requirements for each aspect of this position including; classes/group, therapy clients, coaching and outreach efforts
- Provide yoga classes that are specifically built around psychology principles and evidence-based interventions to help individual's decrease their symptomology and live their healthiest life
- Regularly attends Wellness team meetings and meetings with other departments within the center to stay up to date on things and continually plug the Wellness program
- Facilitates referrals to appropriate agencies or organizations and stays knowledgeable and up-to-date regarding community resources.
- Participates in supervision by coming prepared with an agenda. Reports high problem situations, identifies system issues within Jefferson Center and broader community and utilizes a problem-solving approach as well as feedback. Attends supervision at times and intervals agreed upon with supervisor.
- Exhibits enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility, and spirit of cooperation in the work environment.
- Maintains effective interpersonal relations with clients and family members, colleagues, supervisees, upper management, community partners and general public.
- Effectively responds to needs and problems, initiates and maintains positive interactions, timely response to phone calls, text messages, e-mail and other requests.
- Participate in the Center's training/educational programs designed to enhance knowledge about Trauma Informed Care, the impact of trauma and trauma recovery.
- Attends required trainings and meetings at the Center and ensures the same from staff.
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Note: Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.
- Master's degree in mental health or counseling required, somatic counseling preferred.
- LPC or equivalent license preferred.
- LAC or CAC preferred.
Required Work Experience:
- Somatic counseling experience preferred.
- Registered yoga instructor with several years' experience teaching is preferred.
- At least two years of mental health, counseling or therapy experience required.
Technical Skills and Knowledge:
- Experience in somatic-based techniques with in psychotherapy.
- Experience providing