Counselor, Flex
Northwest Academy - Naples, ID

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Supervise students to ensure that basic needs are met,
and that the environment is emotionally and physically safe. Sets and
enforces behavior management plans and student limits and provides
crisis intervention as required to resolve conflicts and contain
inappropriate and/or unsafe behavior, according to company policy.
Develop, schedule and supervise daily and special activities of
students, such as chores, daily and weekend activities, physical
education, special projects, field trips, wilderness expeditions,
program trips and excursions. Assist students with academic work
assigned outside of the classroom. Participate in all
daily activities with students. Instruct students in learning skills
necessary for completion of activities and safety practices to ensure
adherence to all safety policies and procedures. Supports the
personal growth program. Provide counseling to students to
assist with individual work, peer group processes, and staff
relationships. Participates in groups and workshops as scheduled.
Assists with the development, implementation and modification of
student Individual Program Plan (IPP), under the supervision of the
Team Manager. Responsible for timely documentation of student
progress, incidents and other required paperwork according to program
standards. Responsible for timely and accurate communication with
peer group, team, and other appropriate staff regarding delivery of
service, progress, concerns and recommendations. Responsible for
Company and personal Service Excellence Standards.

Requirements

Bachelor's degree in psychology or related field from
four-year college or university preferred; and/or equivalent
combination of experience and training. Minimum per Idaho licensing
regulations is a high school diploma or equivalent. Minimum two
year’s experience working with youth-at-risk. One year in a
residential program preferred. Must be at least nineteen (19) years
of age per Idaho licensing regulations. Training and certification in
the areas of First Aid, CPR and non-violent Crisis Intervention (CPI)
preferred or the ability to become certified within first ninety
days.General knowledge of workplace and office safety, including
ergonomics, video screen display. While performing the functions of
this job, the employee will periodically be required to participate
in various physical activities with the students. These activities
may include, but not be limited to: work assignments, wood chopping,
day hikes, and other sport and recreational activities. The employee
will also be regularly required to walk on uneven grounds including
but not limited to: rough, rocky, steep, muddy or snowy pathways. The
employee frequently is required to use fingers and hands to handle or
feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50
pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and
ability to adjust focus.

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