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exECHS employee in Lowell, Massachusetts

Updated 18 months ago

Fired for no reason - 17 Replies

Hi my cheryl i worked for a group home for 5 years was Fired in august 08 I fill that i was wrongful fired with out any reason was fired over the...

HappyHitchhiker in Salt Lake City, Utah

Updated 32 months ago

Do you need a degree to be a residential counselor? - 1 Reply

I want to apply for a residential counselor but they don't make it clear as to whether you need a degree. "High School Diploma/GED; BA/BS in...

barbara mariottini in Woodridge, Illinois

Updated 49 months ago

Where to get help for parents who take care of their special need child at home? - 1 Reply

My mom needs help with finding a agency or state funded program that will pay a family member to work with my adult sister who has austism. No...

Donna D. Waller in District Heights, Maryland

Updated 65 months ago

Top residential counselor skills needed to get the job. - 3 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every residential counselor must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your residential...

1nurse in Louisville, Kentucky

Updated 66 months ago

ABUSE - 1 Reply

I worked in a group home for developementally disabled adults. I came in a few minutes early one morning and found something worse than any nursing...

molley313 in Stratford, Connecticut

Updated 70 months ago

What do you enjoy most about your residential counselor career? - 2 Replies

What do you enjoy most about being a residential counselor? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn...

jgoddess in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 73 months ago

Are residential counselor job opportunities growing or declining? - 1 Reply

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most residential...

stephy in Hyattsville, Maryland

Updated 74 months ago

Tips for residential counselor interviews. - 2 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming residential counselor interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and... in San Carlos, California

Updated 74 months ago

job sources for counselors - 2 Replies

Hi My wife and I are experienced(but non degreed) residential counselors.Can anyone direct us to some possible job sources in North...

Nannette Greene in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 87 months ago

What are the best residential counselor qualifications and training to get ahead? - 1 Reply

What is the best training for becoming a residential counselor? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

Litzarelis Aponte in Bronx, New York

Updated 92 months ago

Getting a residential counselor job. - 1 Reply

How did you get your start doing residential counselor work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a...

Charles Cooper in Kernersville, North Carolina

Are children and adults treated fairly in group home?

I think that children and adults deserve more structured activities.This will enhance growth and developmental skills. Be able to communicate with...

maureen in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 98 months ago

What are typical residential counselor salaries? - 1 Reply

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...

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