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Position Title: Family Counselor- Raleigh/Durham area (Ask about relocation assistance!)
Agency Name: Youth Villages
Agency Website: http://www.youthvillages.org
Position Level: Counselor
Population: Adolescents, Adults, Children
City: Raleigh
State/Province: North Carolina

If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you.

Our Family Counselor position in North Carolina seek positive people who maintain a high level of enthusiasm for themselves and our mission of helping children and families live together successfully.

Family Counselors use the empirically based Multisystemic Therapy (MST) model to provide intensive home based therapy. Interventions are parent focused bringing change through the family, school, community, and peer groups.

Other responsibilities of a Family Counselor are:
-Maintaining a small case load of 4-5 families
-Working non-traditional hours
- 24 hour availability with a rotating pager on the weekends
-Having flexibility in your schedule to meet with your families
-Working well with others in a highly supervised atmosphere
-Having an understanding of extensive drive times
-Documentation that is on-line/ web-based and available to you from home
Requirements: Masterís degree in the social service field is strongly preferred with one year of clinical experience counseling adolescents and their families. (Excluding: Criminal Justice, Education and Divinity majors)

A Bachelorís degree in a social service field with at least 1-2 years experience counseling children and families maybe considered.

Please only qualified candidates to apply.

Counselors are reimbursed for mileage.
Benefits: We offer tuition and licensure re-imbursement and competitive benefits for our Family Counselors. We have continuous training in the field and opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages. For more information about our great beneifts package visit- www.youthvillages.org/benefits.aspx
How To Apply: APPLY ONLINE TODAY: www.youthvillages.org/jobs by selecting Chapel Hill, NC from the drop down list.
Agency Description: Youth Villages is one of the leading private providers of help to children with serious emotional and behavioral problems and their families. We offer an array of research-based programs, designed to help children in the least restrictive setting -- preferably their own homes. With over 50 locations across 10 states, Youth Villages has served over 11,000 children and families with an 80% success rate. Our programs include, Home Based Counseling, Residential Treatment, Therapeutic Foster Care, Group Homes, Specialized Crisis Services, a Transitional Living Program, and Adoption Services which vary throughout our locations. Youth Villages also offer tuition and licensure reimbursement, full health benefits, wellness programs and many other benefits for our staff. In addition to professional and personal growth opportunities, we provide a week-long orientation, on-the-job trainings and refresher courses throughout the year.

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