Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates for Company Confidential. Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future at the end of this job description.
COMPANY NAME: Company Confidential
JOB TITLE: Student Assistance Counselor
LOCATION: Providence and Pawtucket area
To provide prevention, early identification, assessment, intervention and referral of substance misuse and mental health problems in school setting; to provide group services to children with substance use, children of parents with substance abuse problems and other vulnerable youth; to provide school-wide awareness and outreach activities to students and families.
Successful candidates will have:
Master’ s degree in behavioral health specialty: Social Work, Counseling or Psychology
A minimum of 1-2 years supervised counseling experience
Knowledge of adolescent and child development
Knowledge of alcohol, marijuana, tobacco and other drugs
Ability to engage adolescents in individual, group and classroom sessions
Professional verbal, written, and presentation skills
Ability to exercise sound professional judgment.
Computer competence using Internet, Word, Excel,
Ability to learn electronic data collections systems required by funding sources r
Bi-lingual/ Spanish Speaking for urban schools
Knowledge of best practices in substance abuse prevention, treatment and education
Experience with motivational interviewing (MI) and SBIRT
Knowledge and experience working with children impacted by trauma
HOW TO APPLY
For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future website at www.skillsforri.com/jobs. Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and Company Confidential will make the final hiring decisions.
WHY APPLY THROUGH SKILLS FOR RHODE ISLAND’ S FUTURE
Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work. Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future’ s team will guide and provide you with support throughout the hiring process.
Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.