Psychoeducational Group Co-Facilitator

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PRS, Inc.

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PRS Recovery Academy is seeking an energetic, dynamic, and patient volunteer to co-lead one-hour psychoeducational groups to individuals living with mental illness in a classroom setting.

Hours: At least one day a week for 1-2 hours or more, between the hours of 10am-2pm, Monday-Friday.

Location: Fairfax or Mount Vernon, VA


PRS Recovery Academies provide a curriculum-based day program to individuals living with mental illness, substance use disorders, mild intellectual disabilities, or autism spectrum disorders, to promote movement out of PRS' facility-based programming and into meaningful community alternatives such as work, volunteering and school. Services assisting with transition to community-based activities and dual diagnoses are also offered.


DUTIES

Assist in teaching a class of 10-20 adults with mental illness and co-occurring disorders in a classroom setting. The volunteer will be flexible, creative, assertive, able to manage behaviors while teaching, and understand how to present and effectively communicate material to individuals with a variety of cognitive functioning levels.


QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work or related field or significant work experience. Some clinical experience in a mental health field preferred (but not required); knowledge of basic de-escalation techniques a plus.

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About PRS, Inc.

Location:

10455 White Granite Drive, Suite 400, Oakton, VA 22124, US

Mission Statement

PRS exists so that individuals living with mental illness, substance use disorders, mild intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and anyone who faces life crises can achieve safety, personal wellness, recovery and community integration.

Description

PRS exists so that individuals living with mental illness, substance use disorders, mild intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and anyone who faces life crises can achieve safety, personal wellness, recovery and community integration.

We work alongside our clients at all phases of recovery, teaching them how to live independently. With Centers in Fairfax, Mt. Vernon, VA, DC and residential sites throughout Northern Virginia, PRS offers a comprehensive array of programs including the Recovery Academy, Community Housing, Employment Services and Community Support Services, and PRS CrisisLink, a 24/7 suicide prevention and crisis intervention hotline and textline.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Javier RoadFairfax, VA 22031

(38.86419,-77.25776)
 

SKILLS

  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Special Needs
  • Adult Education
  • Mental Health

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours per week, 1 day p/week, M-F
  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, etc.

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