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Therapeutic Mentor Lawrence

Company: JRI
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Therapeutic Mentor Lawrence

LocationLawrence, MA 01840Job TypeFull-timeSalarySalary: $35,000.00 to $38,000.00 /yearProgram Description:

The Therapeutic Mentoring Program Mentor is responsible for working with children & youth with emotional, behavioral and learning challenges to help reach their individual goals of: improving interpersonal skills; emotional control; problem solving skills so that they have a more purposeful and satisfying future.

Job Description/Duties:

· Develop skills based activities for the child/youth to increase healthy functioning

· Develop activities aimed at reaching designated goals

· Structured one-one strengths-based support to address daily living, social and communication needs

· Teach youth alternative coping strategies

· Supervise youth's practices of new enhanced skills

· Coach and support the youth

· Participate in trainings as directed

· Participate in weekly supervision

· Work collaboratively with other agencies to coordinate the youth's care

· Maintain clients confidentiality

· Obtain client’s insurance information

· Accurately track units for each client and ensure submission of billing information is correct

· Attend meetings with collaterals

Requirements/Qualifications:

· Must be 21 years of age

· Have a High school diploma or GED and a minimum of two years of experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth or/an Associate’s degree in a human services field from an accredited school and one year of experience working with the target population or/a Bachelor’s degree in a human service field from an accredited university and one year experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth

· Have their own reliable & safe means of transportation

· Must provide proof of valid automobile registration and Drivers License

· Possess automobile insurance

· Posses excellent verbal & written communication skills

· Must have basic computer skills: Ability to navigate the internet and basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook. Must also have the ability to accurately type a minimum of 30 words per minute

· A willingness to learn about youth’s mental health issues

· Be familiar and sensitive to diverse cultures & ethnicities

· Ability to work with various community organizations and professionals

· Creativity and flexibility in designing activities for youth

· Experience or interest in working in racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse urban and rural communities

· Understanding of family dynamics

Posted 30+ days ago

Keywords: JRI, Lawrence , Therapeutic Mentor Lawrence, Other , Lawrence, Massachusetts

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