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Therapeutic Mentor

Company: Lighthouse Behavioral Health and Wellness Center
Location: Boston
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job descriptionTherapeutic MentorFee For ServiceLighthouse Behavioral Health and Wellness is seeking Therapeutic Mentors for a full-time position. Bilingual preferred. Ideal candidates shouldbe self-directed, motivated, creative, and have experience mentoring youth.Responsibilities:Therapeutic Mentoring (TM) services are provided to youth in any setting where the youth resides, such as the home (including foster homes and therapeutic foster homes) and in other community settings such as school, child care centers, or respite settings. TM offers structured, one-to-one, strength-based support services between a therapeutic mentor and a youth for the purpose of addressing daily living, social, and communication needs. The mentor works with a clinical therapist to explore a youth's interests and abilities and creates activities that build various life skills and result in linkages to community activities.Working directly with youth and supporting the family to achieve success with:Communication and conflict resolution skillsImpulse regulation and positive coping skillsSocial skills and self-esteem buildingWork directly with a Master's level clinician to provide strengths-based and trauma-informed supportDevelop and implement collaborative goal-directed treatment plansRequired weekly clinical supervision with licensed (LICSW/LMHC) supervisorsProvide advocacy and referrals to community-based programs to further support treatment plansQualification RequiredBachelor's or Associate's degree in a human service field and one (1) year of experience working with children/adolescents/transition-age youthORHigh school diploma or GED and a minimum of two (2) years of experience working with children/adolescents/transition-age youthApplicant must be at least 21 years oldBilingual and culturally fluent (Spanish/English) preferredReliable vehicle for work use, proof of vehicle insurance, and clear driving recordCompensationLighthouse Behavioral Health and Wellness is an equal opportunity employer.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $29.00- $30.00 per hour

Keywords: Lighthouse Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, Boston , Therapeutic Mentor, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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