Clinical Mental Health Counselors

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The Amazing Help Inc

  • 20 people are interested

Our volunteer counsellors will counsel with emphasis on prevention. Work with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health. Help individuals deal with issues associated with addictions and substance abuse, domestic violence; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; self-esteem; and aging.



Job Description:

· Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.

· Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships.

· Counsel clients or patients regarding personal issues.

· Collect information about clients through interviews, observation, or tests.

· Collect information about clients.

· Interview clients to gather information about their backgrounds, needs, or progress.

· Assess patients for risk of suicide attempts.

· Fill out and maintain client-related paperwork, including federal- and state-mandated forms, client diagnostic records, and progress notes.

· Maintain client records.

· Complete documentation required by programs or regulations.

· Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports.

· Write reports or evaluations.

· Complete documentation required by The Amazing Help

· Counsel clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.

· Counsel clients or patients with substance abuse issues.

· Guide clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems.

· Teach life skills or strategies to clients or their families.

· Perform crisis interventions with clients.

· Intervene in crisis situations to assist clients.

· Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge along with The Amazing Help board

· Develop treatment plans for patients or clients with Board if Directors

· Evaluate clients' physical or mental condition, based on review of client information.

· Evaluate characteristics of individuals to determine needs or eligibility

· Act as client advocates to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.

· Serve as Advocate for The Amazing Help clients and the community we serve

· Intervene in crisis situations to assist clients.

· Modify treatment activities or approaches as needed to comply with changes in clients' status.

· Modify treatment plans to accommodate client needs.

· Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling programs on clients' progress in resolving identified problems and moving towards defined objectives.

· Monitor clients to evaluate treatment progress.

· Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling or educational programs.

· Meet with families, probation officers, police, or other interested parties to exchange necessary information during the treatment process.

· Confer with family members to discuss client treatment plans or progress.

· Collaborate with other professionals to assess client needs or plan treatments.

· Discuss with individual patients their plans for life after leaving therapy.

· Counsel clients or patients regarding personal issues.

· Collaborate with the Organization board to perform clinical assessments or develop treatment plans.

· Help in collaborating with other professionals to assess client needs or plan treatments.

· Counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, or supporting clients or patients.

· Counsel family members of clients or patients.

· Monitor clients' use of medications.

· Provide basic health care services.

· Plan, organize, or lead structured programs of counseling, work, study, recreation, or social activities for clients.

· Plan programs to address community mental wellness needs.

· Learn about new developments in counseling by reading professional literature, attending courses and seminars, or establishing and maintaining contact with other social service agencies.

· Maintain professional social services knowledge.

· Develop working relationships with others to facilitate program activities

· Refer patients, clients, or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary.

· Refer clients to community or social service programs.

· Supervise other counselors, social service staff, assistants, or graduate students.

· Supervise workers providing client or patient services.

· Gather information about community mental health needs or resources that could be used in conjunction with therapy.

· Collect information about community health needs.

· Plan or conduct programs to prevent substance abuse or improve community health or counseling services.

· Plan programs to address community health issues.

· Coordinate or direct workshops, courses, or training about mental health issues when approved by board

· Lead classes or community events.

· Train staff members in social services skills.

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About The Amazing Help Inc

Location:

124 Willow St, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407, US

Mission Statement

We are faith-based organization committed to improving the wellbeing and mental health of individuals and families that are encountering life challenges and can benefit from additional support through counselling, education, economic resources and advocacy.

Description

The Amazing Help is start up 501(c) 3 not-for-profit faith-based organization that was established in 2018 by its Founder/Executive Director Kimone James who was driven by her passion to serve humanity. The organization offers comprehensive mental health and social services to members of Bergen and Passaic County, New Jersey and plan to expand by acquiring our own facility with the endeavor to provide all human and social services in-house. Beyond providing in-house social services, The Amazing Help will also provide emergency daycare for children with disabilities and individuals experiencing domestic/substance abuse as well as career services to the needy families in the area to help them acquire new life skills and ultimately gain employment. These services will include job training, referrals and job placement assistance; as well as educational services that will include self-improvement courses. We will also assist individuals who desire to become entrepreneurs. Our core value is built on the word "HELP" Hope, Encouragement, Love and Prayer. Our desire is to improve the social wellbeing and mental health of individuals and families in Bergen and Passaic County, with more emphasis on the City of Paterson. Our services will include but not limited to counseling, educational workshop, emergency housing and economic resources for low income families and career training.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

147 Montgomery StPaterson, NJ 07504

(40.9119,-74.1458)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Professional Development
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Career Counseling / Coaching
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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