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Academic & Vocational Advisor

Company: Sandstone Care
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWhat Sandstone Care Can Offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits that value each employee as a whole person
  • Personal and professional mobility, growth and learning opportunities
  • Regular communication and support from all levels of Leadership
  • Transparency and open communication across departments - Fostering better working relationships
  • A focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at all levels of the organization partnered with a willingness to listen, learn, and support
  • An open environment to hear new ideas and learn from mistakes Location: Buffalo Grove, ILWork Environment: Outpatient Treatment CenterCompensation: $20 Per Hour Employment Type: Part Time 20 hours per week - Monday to Thursday 2pm to 7:30pm Benefits:
    • 401k Program with up to a 5% Match
    • PTO Accrual
    • A collaborative and supportive community of therapists and team members
    • A company culture that prioritizes diversity, inclusion and equity for clients and staff
    • Personal and Professional growth opportunities Position Overview: Coordinates the development of client's education or vocational component of the program, developing goals for grade achievement or job attainment as well as job performance. Conducts group sessions predominantly and individual sessions, when necessary, with clients. Supervises the room's setting to ensure that clients are progressing and staying on task. Works as a liaison with Client's referral sources, parents, and school/work throughout the program. Education:
      • Bachelors Degree is required, Bachelors or Masters Degree in a Behavioral Health Science (clinical social work, clinical psychology, marriage and family therapy, or a related field) or in Education is preferred Training & Experience:
        • Experience providing mentoring, academic, vocational, and life skills support to adolescents and young adults is required Core Values:
          • Ridiculously Service Oriented - a willingness to go above and beyond to support our clients and team
          • Integrity - follow through on your word and approach all situations with openness and honesty
          • Partnership- working alongside our medical and clinical teams to deliver exceptional care to clients and their families
          • Courage - a willingness to step outside of your comfort zone and learn new things
          • Accessibility- Supporting your team where needed - we are all Sandstone Care
          • Passion- Do what you do from the heart COVID-19 Protocols:
            • ALL STAFF ARE REQUIRED TO BE FULLY VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19
            • We value of staff and client's safety - Sandstone Care will adhere to all state/federal mandates and CDC guidelines and recommendations. Duties & Responsibilities of the Position:
              • Contribute to a high-performing culture, focused on partnering with clients as we inspire and empower change
              • Assist Program Manager in the design, implementation, and management of the academic & vocational program, running sessions in a group and individual format, employing goal-oriented tasks for clients with substance abuse and clients struggling with a dual diagnosis (if applicable)
              • Adhere to all aspects of the clinical program's policies and procedures to ensure quality performance and assist the Program Manager in any quality improvements that may be necessary
              • Provide academic & vocational services, including delivery of assessments (when appropriate), building goals and measurable objectives, and coordinate academic, vocational and recreational services with families as well as ensure timely documentation of services
              • Participate in weekly clinical team meetings discussing treatment formulation, progress, regress and/or failure; contribute to discharge planning, discharge summaries, follow-up care and liaison communication
              • Assists and encourages clients in the completion of homework assignments
              • Other duties as outlined in formal job description and as may be assigned Sandstone Care is a teen and young adult behavioral health treatment program offering a full continuum of care. We deliver care through an innovative treatment approach which addresses not only substance use, mood disorders, and mental health concerns, but also supports the entire ecosystem including treating the broader family system, providing academic & vocational support, and helping clients build new, healthy communities to support their longer term recovery.

Keywords: Sandstone Care, Buffalo Grove , Academic & Vocational Advisor, Other , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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