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WRAP Counselors

Location: Barre
Hours: Full Time

Job Description

WRAP staff provides support and skill coaching to Washington County Mental Services client in a residential setting. This staff person will also follow the containment plan in place for this client and manage the environment in accordance with this plan.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Provide 1:3 supervision and support to an individual client in a Washington County Mental Health residence for up to 40 hours per week. This may include evening, overnight, weekends or holidays.
  • Participate in agency training with the aim of understanding clinical principles, skills, assumptions and strategies within one year.
  • Role model and teach living skills including cooking, housekeeping, laundry, budgeting, shopping and personal hygiene.
  • Coach, teach and reinforce skills to assist client in emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness as needed.
  • Assist the client in accessing the community and participating in activities that may improve the quality of life for this client, such as walks, shopping and recreational activities.
  • Crisis intervention as needed.
  • Perform environmental sweeps of the client’s residence in accordance with written treatment plan.
  • Transport client as needed for community outings, medical appointments or community functions.
  • Perform other duties as necessary

 

 

Job Requirements

Previous work with the psychiatric population is desirable.

Must possess a valid driver’s license, excellent driving record, and have access to a safe, reliable, insured vehicle.

 

Apply online below, or send resume to: Peronnel@wcmhs.org

 

 

Education Requirements

B.A. in psychology or related field is preferred.

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