Counselor Young Adult Behavioral Health

Newport Healthcare

Job Overview

About Us

Newport Healthcare is a nationwide behavioral healthcare organization dedicated to transforming young lives through evidence-based care. To that end, we have assembled the best teen and young adult mental health treatment staff in the country, and we want you to join us. While our experts guide our clients to sustainable healing, our job is to support our valued staff members, and we do that through offering industry-competitive salaries, career growth and skills expansion, student loan repayment and tuition reimbursement, and a company commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, among other advantages. Be part of a team that’s dedicated to providing compassionate care based in authentic connection, mutual respect, and unconditional love—and experience the rewards of making a difference in the lives of young people and their families each and every day.

Empowering Lives. Restoring Families 

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Director, the Counselor conducts individual sessions focused on counseling, case management and discharge planning and facilitates skills-based and psycho-educational group therapies.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

    • Facilitates two individual sessions per week.
    • Provides individualized counseling, case management and discharge planning services.
    • Facilitates skills-based and psycho-educational group therapies as scheduled.
    • Coordinates treatment goals and services in collaboration with the treatment team.
    • Timely completion of documentation (session and group notes) according to established standards.
    • Attends weekly treatment team meetings, staff meetings, and clinical supervision.
    • Maintains clear boundaries with residents and staff. Holds direct care staff to the rules and guidelines of Newport Institute. Sets limits and assists to manage clients when staff is in need of support or supervision.
    • Follows all guidelines to protect client privacy and confidentiality.
    • Attends meetings, trainings and conferences representing Newport Institute as needed.

Required

Qualifications

  • Credentialed as a mental health or substance abuse counselor in the state working
  • Experience with mental health, substance abuse, and/or young adults

Preferred

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited or state approved graduate school
  • Licensed or license-eligible in Counseling or Social Work in the state in which working
  • Experience in working with young adults in a residential treatment center
  • Training and/or certification in specialized trauma-informed therapeutic modalities

Newport Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Newport Healthcare provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Newport Healthcare is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process please email accommodations@newportacademy.com for assistance.

For more information on Equal Opportunity, please click here Equal Employment Opportunity Posters

Seniority Level

Associate

Industry

  • Mental Health Care
  • Hospital & Health Care
  • Health, Wellness & Fitness

Employment Type

Full-time

Job Functions

  • Other

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