The Counselor will conduct counseling sessions and process work cooperatively within the Program duties to provide a caring, respectful atmosphere to those seeking help.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Is aware of and in agreement with The Salvation Army’s Christian spiritual approach to rehabilitation. Desires to be part of a team that provides a caring, respectful atmosphere to those seeking our help.
2. Communicate effectively with staff, beneficiaries, and others (referral sources/public) concerning The Salvation Army’s Christian spiritual approach to spiritual rehabilitation.
3. Work cooperatively with all ARC staff, beneficiaries, and other outside agencies.
4. Meet with supervisor at least one hour per month for supervision and evaluation.
5. Record statistical information specific to your area of responsibility. Ensure that all statistical data are submitted to the Administrator(s) (or designate) within three business days following the end of the month. Daily/weekly reporting is to be done immediately.
6. Carry individual caseload of approximately 35 individuals who are seen for scheduled appointments on a bi-weekly basis and for crisis counseling as needed. Maintain written documentation of all counseling sessions.
7. Conduct 2-4 counseling, education, and/or Bible/prayer groups per week, as scheduled.
8. Operate compliance screening for prohibited substances equipment as required.
9. Attend weekly staff meetings and all staff meetings as assigned by Administrator(s), or their designate. Present case information as requested, including documentation of phase progress.
10. Process a quality intake system to Interview, assess, and process necessary paper work for applicants to the ARC program, striving to maintain a full capacity. Provide a positive, appealing, and uplifting first impression of the ARC program. Assist potential applicants with the completion of all required forms. Provide applicants who are not appropriate for admission with resources of other suitable services.
11. Attend retreats, conferences, and other Salvation Army events as scheduled and assigned to comply with Professional Development Plan and continuing education (which may include weekend and/or evening time).
12. This position will support the work therapy program component of The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Centers by providing to beneficiaries; an example of professional conduct, work habits, and supervision (as directed by Supervisor).
13. Other duties as may be assigned by immediate supervisor and/or Administrator(s).