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Counselor- Eating Disorder, Residential

Center For Discovery

This is a Contract position in Enumclaw, WA posted January 19, 2022.

Company Description

If you’re looking for an organization that thrives on growth, celebrates the diversity of thought and exemplifies a culture of caring, come grow your career with us and help turn lives around. As a national leader in behavioral healthcare and one of the fastest growing companies in the field, Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program offers world-class treatment for those struggling with a mental health disorder and places a high priority on seeking employees who share our passion for improving the lives we serve. We also provide competitive benefits and development opportunities, such as:

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Healthcare benefits

  • Vacation and sick days

  • Employee referral program

  • Employee discounts to various stores, amusements parks, events, etc.

  • Continuing education programs and training

Every day, we embrace the challenge to save lives – are you ready to join us?

Job Description

As a Counselor, you will be responsible for assisting and supporting residents through the entire treatment experience from admission through discharge. You will work daily with our clients and be responsible for:

  • Contributing insightful, practical and meaningful information to support the client’s behavior, mood and healing process
  • Role-modeling appropriate and supportive behavior based on your training and experience
  • Supporting our clients in their journey to a healthier and more productive life

The Counseling team is available to our clients on a twenty-four hour basis. Counselors are often part of the client’s major support system, and as such, derive great satisfaction from making a powerful difference in their lives. Counselors manage crisis situations such as food refusal, emotional breakdowns and more. Center for Discovery is open to ideas for connecting with our clients in new and innovative ways. Counselors are empowered to be creative in their approach as personal strengths, skills and passions (e.g. yoga, art, hobbies…) may be integrated into our program.

Responsibilities

  • Greeting new clients and introduces them to their primary treatment team
  • Determining whether the new client has any special needs, communicating those needs to the treatment team and assisting in making sure the needs are met
  • Contributing to the well-being of all clients by serving as a positive role model, demonstrating appropriate dress, grooming, communication and positive behavior in a professional, warm and caring manner
  • Facilitating the treatment plan set forth by the Therapist by providing day-to-day support
  • Engaging clients in therapeutic groups to promote coping skills, relapse prevention, DBT, education and life skills
  • Participating in a weekly multi-disciplinary team meeting
  • Sharing vital information of the client’s progress with the treatment team
  • Understanding and maintaining the confidential nature of all client and program related activities
  • Eating together during meal times to model positive dietary behaviors
  • Maintaining an inviting environment by ensuring the house is tidy and clean at all times
  • Assisting Therapists in the discharge process by helping the client transition home
  • Attending all training, education and staff enrichment activities; being familiar with the Philosophy, Mission and Objectives of Center For Discovery

This is a full time PM position at one of our residential programs. For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at centerfordiscovery.com.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university or
  • One year experience working with adolescents, preferred in mental health/eating disorder counseling setting
  • Must attend all training, education, and staff enrichment activities
  • Must possess a current Driver’s License in good standing

Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/

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