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                                                 Residential Counselor
                                                      Job Description

Position Description:

This position will implement individual treatments and providing High-Risk Intervention (HRI) services
daily. Employee will be trained and privileged to provide HRI services.  Employee is required to provide
therapeutic modeling and treatment interventions to enhance the child’s level of functioning.  Residential
Counselor will provide crisis and behavioral management, monitor the self-administration of medication
to clients and will document in medical records according to the standards. The Residential Counselor
ensures that each resident has opportunities to learn and participate in activities of daily living and how
to live a normal life.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure client confidentiality
  • Ensure and protect client rights
  • Provide supervision to clients to ensure a safe and therapeutic environment
  • Be knowledgeable of client’s individual client treatment plan/goals
  • Provide appropriate therapeutic interventions with clients
  • Will assist emotionally and behaviorally disturbed residents with routine, daily living activities in a
    healthcare home/facility.
  • Administer medication to clients as ordered
  • Accurately completes required documentation (Service notes, incident reports, medication
    administration log, etc.) in a timely manner
  • Provide scheduled transportation for clients to school. Activities, shopping etc.
  • Assist and prepare meals for clients as indicated on the planned menu
  • Ensure group home is clean and in order at the end of the shift
  • Be knowledgeable of Children Under Construction policies and procedures
  • Ensure the implementation of the group home treatment program (rules/consequences, client
    group sessions, level system, etc.)
  • In-house peer review, treatment team meetings and participation as assigned
  • Participate in monthly staff meetings
  • Complete daily time sheets
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Completing yearly training