Residential Care Counselor (Current Employee) – Providence, RI – July 7, 2013
A typical day at work involves providing 1:1 care to children ages 16-21 with severe autism spectrum disorders. Responsible for the safety and providing individual therapies for each child. Learned patience and the importance of maintaining a neutral environment. Also learned the importance of working together with co-workers to pool resources. Hardest part of the job is remaining calm during high stress situations. The most enjoyable part of the job is getting the children out into the community and more involved.