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Blue Monarch

Christian Counselor

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Job Summary

As the Blue Monarch Christian Counselor, you will provide consistent onsite counseling for our residents. As a Christian Counselor, you will also provide counseling that is based on Biblical principles, which encourage hope and healing through Jesus Christ. We believe one can find true freedom from addiction, not just sobriety. We are offering an opportunity to join a small, but focused team that is dedicated to serving women and children who are seeking a healthier lifestyle, free from abuse and addiction.

Job Responsibilities

  • Administer and score the Addiction Severity Index (ASI) assessment tool for all new residents to help determine the most effective substance abuse and mental health treatment plan
  • Conduct consistent weekly one-on-one therapy sessions with residents
  • Conduct consistent therapy sessions with children and families as needed
  • Provide counseling assistance to the Program Director when speaking to extended family members
  • Facilitate weekly group therapy sessions
  • Coordinate with outside counselors, doctors, and other healthcare professionals
  • Assist residents in the decision-making process regarding initiating, changing, or discontinuing mental health medications
  • Accompany residents to outside mental health appointments as needed
  • Teach classes on emotional health such as anger management, boundaries, grief recovery, self-esteem, etc.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor quarterly treatment plans for each resident
  • Manage resident recognition for birthdays and charm ceremonies
  • Participate in the interview process for potential residents as needed
  • Testify in court or provide court reports when necessary
  • Maintain communication with program staff regarding resident issues and behavior while respecting the boundaries of privacy and professional ethics
  • Provide professional assistance in the event of a crisis
  • Assist program staff with transportation and oversight for offsite events with residents and children
  • Attend all mandatory Blue Monarch events

Qualifications

  • Possesses a Master’s degree in Psychology or Social Work
  • Is passionate about working with a Christ-centered, Christian non-profit
  • Shares Blue Monarch’s values and integrity
  • Has compassion for the population Blue Monarch serves
  • Is knowledgeable of and has experience working with individuals who have experienced abuse, addiction, and/or trauma
  • Possesses strong communication skills
  • Is comfortable speaking in public
  • Is effective teaching classes and developing educational content based on group diversity and individual need
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and creative thinking

Additional Information

Benefits

  • $300 monthly insurance stipend
  • 10 days of vacation time annually
  • 10 days of personal/sick time annually

How to Apply

Email a cover letter, a statement of faith, and a resume to Susan Binkley, President

susan@bluemonarch.org

Details

  • Date Posted: November 17, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 11/27/2023
  • Salary Range: $40,000-$50,000
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/week typically 8:00am - 4:00pm but hours may vary