Residential Program Counselor Intern

Name of company (*) BVCASA
Address PO Box 873
City (*) Bryan
State (*) TX
Zip code 77806
Job Title (*) Residential Program Counselor Intern
Contact name (*) Penny Dempsey
Phone number 9798463560
Fax number 9798463213
Prerequisites Graduation from an accredited senior high school (or GED Equivalent) required. Current letter of registration as a counselor intern with Department of State Health Services or certified as a CCJP-A. Prefer Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or two (2) years’ work experience in substance abuse and counseling or related area. Must be supervised and receive weekly progress reports by QCC to maintain registration. Counselor Interns must complete 4000 hours of a practicum prior to licensure. Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities • Ability to represent BVCASA with a positive image • Must have a high standard of professional ethics and integrity with all clients, within the community and with BVCASA personnel • Must have and maintain a general level of good health; physical, mental and emotional • Ability to enforce policy and procedures of BVCASA • In-depth knowledge of community resources, assessments, interventions, and referrals sources • Experience with clients in a treatment setting is desirable • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and relate well to individuals and groups • Ability to establish rapport with clients, their children and family members • Skills in facilitating group counseling and individual sessions • Must have good case management skills and after care follow-up techniques • Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, organizations, and general public • Willingness to receive and to respond positively to supervision • Bilingual (Spanish and English) capabilities are preferred, but not required
Salary range $14.42 per hour/DOQ
Benefits Competitive benefits package.
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