Student Assistance Counselor - Company Confidential

Providence 02903

Posted: 11/05/2018 Industry: Education Job Number: 1238

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

Key Responsibilities:

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


Preferred Qualifications:

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

Public speaking

For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future website at  Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and Company Confidential will make the final hiring decisions. 

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.

Bonnie Heroux

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