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Children's Outreach Counselor

Riverbend Community Mental Health

Founded in 1963, Riverbend Community Mental Health is a private, nonprofit organization providing specialized behavioral health services in central New Hampshire. Core services include 24/7 emergency mobile crisis services; counseling services for children, adults, and families; addiction treatment; and community support, vocational services, and residential programs for adults and seniors. Evidence-based models of treatment guide all our work, and we strongly believe in the power of self-directed growth and recovery.

Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., one of the largest providers of community-based behavioral health services in New Hampshire, is seeking an energetic and creative person for a full-time Outreach Counselor position to work in our Children’s Program (ChIP), providing community-based support services to children and families. 

As an Outreach Counselor, you’ll have the opportunity to work in the community with children ages 4-18 who are receiving treatment for a range of mental health concerns. In this role, you will be taking children into the community, 1:1 and in small groups, to provide support with behavior management, practice and application of new skills for effective communication and self-regulation, as well as providing support in times of crisis. You will be working as part of a talented, multi-disciplinary clinical team to provide high quality services to families and children.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, education, human services, rehabilitation or a related field is required.
  • A valid driver’s license, personal vehicle, and auto insurance is required.
  • Enthusiasm about sports and/or other indoor/outside youth related activities is preferred.
  • The ability to work flexible hours, including four weekdays and one weekend day is required.

• Provide community-based services to children (1:1 and in small groups)

•Facilitate activities to help children learn effective social and behavioral skills

•Participate in the development and implementation of client treatment goals

• Work with treatment team to facilitate case coordination and information sharing

• Communicate about client needs and progress with their families and schools

• Maintain client records and document services according to agency standards

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Date Added: March 19, 2020

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