• Youth Engagement Specialist

    Abbott House, Inc.
    Job Description
     

    Purpose:

    Provide the nurturance and safety required to care for youngsters.
    Integrate the Agency's programming into the daily life of each youngster in residential care.


    Qualifications:

    • Bachelors Degree. Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience and training are preferred.
    • Personal characteristics and temperament suited to working with, caring for and winning the respect of young people.
    • Training and experience background that enables them to provide care, guide the development and effectively manage young people.
    • Adaptable to and in agreement with the program's methods and the content of Agency Services.
    • Ability to effectively interact with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences in the client population.
     

    Responsible To: Unit Director


    Principal Accountabilities:

    • Ensure the safety and well-being of every youngster.
    • Provide opportunities for the youth to learn and improve social skills using the trauma informed care model.
    • Provide a positive therapeutic environment through the appropriate use of self and treatment techniques.
    • Prepare timely and accurate documentation, reports, log narratives, and other assigned writing.
    • Participation in the team process by working cooperatively with other staff and attending all assigned meetings.
    • The timely reporting of all incidents and unusual situations, as well as equipment failures or safety issues.
    • Advance working skills and knowledge by in-service training and other means available.
    • Intervention in crisis situations by responding appropriately.
    • Participate in the development, review and implementation of the residents Treatment Plan.
    • Respond to other expectations of the Agency and/or supervisors.
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