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Youth Care Worker (Former Employee), Big Bend, WIJune 4, 2015
Nice Entry level place to work.The hardest part of the job was not being able to help everyone. I would stay if the pay increased.
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Great feeling when a difference could be made in a youths life
Youth Counselor (Former Employee), Mukwonago, WIMarch 24, 2013
Pros: being able to work with the kids.
Cons: not always being able to help the youth.
Good place to work with troubled youth. Very difficult when there was troubles with the clientele.
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Non-profit company for residential and group home clients.
Certified Youth Care worker (Current Employee), Mukwonago, WIJuly 15, 2012
Pros: free meals, many outdoor activities to enjoy with the clients
Cons: short or no breaks, always monitoring clients
Responsible for all planned daily activities, programs, or groups for clients on the unit.
Weekly paper work for the units needs, the clients needs, and any other general area.
Weekly team meetings with fellow staff to discuss clients accomplishments, their placement and treatment.
Responsible for monthly staffing reports on how clients are doing while at Norris Adolescent Center.
Weekly private sessions with residents.
Weekly monitoring the school, during school hours for any illegal activities.
Trained in verbal judo to decrease restraints of clients. Talking to clients decreases having to put "hands-on" a client.
Tactical ways to safely decentralize a non-compliant client who is out of control and may hurt himself or others.