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Shrader Counselor

Progress Foundation San Francisco, CA
  • Expired: 8 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

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Shrader House, San Francisco

Shrader is located in the Haight-Ashbury district, but serves residents from throughout the county. It offers highly structured, 24-hour psychiatric residential treatment for clients ages 18 and older who require intensive treatment during psychiatric crises. Established in 1973, Shrader, like other acute diversion units, is able to serve clients with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse treatment needs. All admissions are voluntary.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the Program Director or the Assistant Director, Counselors provide support and assistance to clients of this adult psychiatric acute residential treatment program. The Counselors advocate for and respond to clients' treatment and rehabilitation needs. Specific functions are outlined in the job description

Generally, Counselor duties include: Promote the philosophy of social rehabilitation as it applies to residential treatment; performance of intake interviews; group, individual, and family counseling; treatment plan development and implementation; coordination of activities; discharge planning; and developing and maintaining contact with clients' therapists and related treatment programs. Maintain computer requirements of the City and County of San Francisco Community Behavioral Health Services. In addition, the counselor is required to maintain clinical records and to perform minor household repair and cleaning tasks. Candidates must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including some weekend and overnight shifts.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree preferred. Experience may be substituted for the degree requirement, depending on nature and length of experience. Specific experience in residential treatment and/or knowledge of social rehabilitation is preferred. At least one year's experience in a community mental health program is preferred. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Basic word processing skills. Must demonstrate an acceptable level of maturity, good judgment and emotional stability. Must be able to negotiate several flights of stairs and lift and carry 20lb packages multiple times during each work shift.

Progress Foundation is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Bilingual/bicultural, people of color, women, individuals with personal experience as consumers of mental health services and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Upon receipt of a job offer and before commencement of employment, must submit to a fingerprint check and health screening exam in order to obtain clearance from the State Dept. of Social Services, Community Care Licensing. Valid California driver's license and insurability under the agency's auto insurance policies are preferred. Employment is contingent upon meeting the above minimum qualifications and verification of previous employment and education.

The Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local "Fair Chance" laws.

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Progress Foundation

Why Work Here?

Fantastic company with full benefits and lot's of vacation and holiday time.

Progress Foundation provides individuals who are disabled due to mental illness with treatment alternatives to institutional placement. We are a private, non-profit mental health agency operating in San Francisco, Napa and Sonoma Counties. The primary treatment philosophy of Progress Foundation is described by the Principles of Social Rehabilitation, which emphasize the role of a home-like treatment environment, the importance of building honorable therapeutic relationships and the significance of encouraging the active participation of the client in his or her own treatment planning.

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San Francisco, CA
USA