Rehabilitation Counselor - Foundations (Day Program)

Cornerstone Montgomery Inc
Rockville, MD
Mar 05, 2018
Mar 19, 2018
Full Time
Rehabilitation Counselor - Foundations (Day Program) Job Tracking ID: 512778-610777 Job Location: Silver Spring, MD Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years) Level of Education: BA/BS Job Type: Full-Time/Regular Date Updated: March 02, 2018 Years of Experience: College Starting Date: March 5, 2018 As a Rehabilitation Counselor at Cornerstone Montgomery, you will provide and maintain the highest standard of community based rehabilitation services within a team of direct service staff. Under the supervision of a program supervisor, you will provide psychiatric rehabilitation and case management services to clients with mental illness or co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders within a residential or supported living program. ~ Provides psycho social educational services to clients with mental illness or co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders. ~ Utilization of motivational interviewing skills, especially with clients who are resistant to change or slow to modify behavior. ~ Applies program specific skills of evidence-based practices in communicating and supporting clients. ~ Responsible for having introductory knowledge of public social services programs and policies; how to develop initiate and follow through with a plan of service; current health, social services and mental hygiene resources and how to appropriately link people to them. ~ Provides life skills training, behavior management and crisis intervention. ~ Conducts person centered treatment planning and ongoing assessment. ~ Researches, develops and delivers curriculum that is relevant, well written and addresses a variety of life and vocational skills consistent with clients interests and needs. ~ Facilitates psycho-social educational groups to enrich clients' lives and promote self-sufficiency. ~ Responsible for recognizing clients' level of social readiness and teaching, developing and sustaining social pragmatic skills with individual clients. ~ Assists clients to organize and structure their time and serves as a role model for good time management. Serve as a liaison with internal teams/program staff by providing timely and relevant updates on clients' behavior during groups. ~ Performs other duties as assigned. Along with submitting a resume, please submit a cover letter explaining why you qualify for this position. Cornerstone Montgomery is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment background checks are required for all employment positions. Experience and Skills: Bachelor's degree in the Behavioral Sciences preferred. Equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience can be substituted. Possession of a valid driver's license with less than three points on Maryland (or the equivalent for another State) driving record required. Must have access to a personal vehicle and be willing to use it for work purposes. Transporting clients in personal vehicle is required. Benefits Cornerstone Montgomery offers a comprehensive benefits package that is designed to promote health and wellness. Our benefits package covers it all- from health care to retirement to dependent care and more! Health Benefits Spouse, family and domestic partner benefits Health Insurance Dental Insurance AD&D & Group Term Life Insurance Voluntary Life Insurance Vision Insurance Flexible Spending Medical/Dependent Care Account Benefits available for spouse, family and/or domestic partner Cost - Cornerstone Montgomery, Inc., Inc. pays 75% of the health premium for single HMO coverage and 50 % for all other health plans and dental coverage. The employee portion may be 25% or 50% depending on the plan selected. Cornerstone Montgomery, Inc. pays 100% of the premium for AD&D and Group Term life insurance. All deductions for benefits are made on a 'pre-tax' basis. This allows eligible employees to receive a tax break on their insurance premiums. Plan Effective Date - Coverage effective dates are: health/dental/vision/life/ insurance is the 1st day of the month following 30 days of employment. The FSA plan is also effective the 1st day of the month following 30 days of employment. Disability Benefits Long Term Disability (MetLife) provides income replacement benefits when you become disabled at 60% of your earnings. To be eligible you must be an active, regular employee, work at least 20 hours per week, and a citizen or legal resident of the US, its territories or Canada. Plan Effective Date - Coverage effective date is the 1st day of the month following 30 days of employment. Cost - Cornerstone Montgomery, Inc. pays 100% of the premium for LTD. Short Term Disability (Self-funded by the agency) - provides income replacement benefits at 50% of base salary when an illness, accident or serious health condition causes you to be absent from work 10 consecutive days to a maximum of 90 days. To be eligible you must be an active permanent employee, work at least 20 hours per week and employed with the agency for at least one year. Plan Effective Date - Coverage effective date is the 1st day of the month following 1 year of employment. Cost - Cornerstone Montgomery, Inc. pays 100% of the cost for STD. Retirement Benefits Tax Sheltered Annuity 403b (Lincoln National Life Insurance) - Employee Contributions may start immediately. The maximum contribution may be as much as federal regulations allow; contributions are made on a pre-tax basis. Employer Contributions - After 2 years of continuous service, Cornerstone Montgomery, Inc. automatically contributes a percentage of an eligible employee's earnings to the employees' retirement account. State employees credit union Employees can set up an automatic payroll deduction which deposits a portion (or all) of the payroll check into a credit union savings or checking account. Loans from the Credit Union can also be repaid through payroll deduction. The minimum deposit to join the credit union is $10.00. Vacation/Annual leave Full-time Employees 0-1 year of employment - 3 weeks of vacation accrued 2nd thru 9th year - 4 weeks 9th year and above - 5 weeks Sick leave 12 days per year (1 day per month) Holidays 8 paid holidays and 2 Floating Holidays 1. New Year's Day 2. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday 3. Memorial Day 4. Independence Day 5. Labor Day 6. Thanksgiving Day 7. Day after Thanksgiving 8. Christmas All counselors are expected to share holiday coverage. Licensed clinical supervision Licensed clinical supervision is available to those employees who need/request it. There is a 3 month waiting period for new employees before licensed clinical supervision can begin. For further information please contact Human Resources at or fax 301-493-0069. PI101442933

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