Residential Counselor

November 20, 2020
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Position Title: 
Residential Counselor
Job Description: 

YSS is currently seeking Certified Residential Counselors for our Ames and Mason City addiction treatment programs.

The Residential Certified Counselor provides individual, family, and group counseling to adolescents and their families through a variety of therapeutic modalities in order to alleviate identified substance use, mental health and behavioral problems. This position, along with other members of the residential team, provides coordination to assist and strengthen the adolescent’s skills to transition back into their home and community.

A Bachelor’s degree in social work or related human services field in required. Work experience can be substituted for the educational component.

Temporary certification by the Iowa Board of Certification as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (tCADC) is required. Two years of full time experience in the delivery of substance use services to adolescents in a public or private organization is preferred.  

Application Procedure: 

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