Extremely rewarding when effective in other's lives
Counselor/Case Manager/Night Monitor (Former Employee) – Shelton, CT – April 3, 2013
For many years, while employed at RNP before it became clinical. My typical day was more case management, counseling; therapy and treatment, my day would go as followed: read communications log upon arrival then perform rounds, wake up call: assist in meal; meal planning, med monitoring, assist in setting appointments to physical and pshychiatric Dr.'s; advocacy, assist in redetermination for DSS, groups settings such as relapse prevention, coping skils, life skills, social skills, character building techniques, interpersonal skills, budget skills,.; 1:1 counseling, planned outings; family liason, etc. The past for years, Under the new management, I learned treamendous amount of clinical work. Monotored Methadone line, File & organizing paper and folders; intakes; breathylyzer testing; pregnancy testing; Urinalysis; groups; 1:1 counseling. My Coordinator, whom I was under for many year was an awesome and fair person. Some of the Co-workers and myself developed a close relationship. The hardest part of my Job was the switching of CEO's and adjusting to the new method planning for the community from being more hands on with clients to now more clinical. All in All, the job taught me alot and my work ethics grew tremendously being around professional workers.
senority workers continually laid off.