PRS Mount Vernon Recovery Academy - Group Co-Facilitator


(38.724045,-77.108246)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

8794S Sacramento DriveAlexandria, VA 22309


About

PRS Mount Vernon Recovery Academy is seeking a volunteer to co-lead one-hour psychoeducational groups in a classroom setting.

Hours: At least one day a week, 10am-2:15pm

PRS Recovery Academy provides a curriculum-based day program that promotes 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: Teach a class of 10-20 adults with mental illness and co-occurring disorders in a classroom setting. The person 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: Some clinical experience in a mental health field preferred (but not required); knowledge of basic de-escalation techniques a plus.

Skills

  • Counseling / Mental Health

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, etc.

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