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Are you interested in joining one of the finest residential youth-treatment organizations in the country? Hanna Boys Center is led by a team of dedicated, compassionate professionals who strive to make a difference in the lives of troubled boys, turning hurt into hope.

The staff members at Hanna are committed to our students, which is why they stay for an average of 15 years. Click here to learn about our leadership team’s experience and goals for our future.

CLINICIAN

Hanna Boys Center is a private non-profit residential treatment center that helps clients who come to us voluntarily seeking help. Each client has recognized his life needs help and has taken the initiative to change his course. Many are struggling at home, in their community and/or school. Based on the Center’s Core Values of; Faith, Education and Caring we offer a trauma-informed structured, supportive and caring environment for our clients, helping them grow into productive members of society.

The position of Clinician is responsible for providing and coordinating the therapeutic needs of clients on their assigned caseload.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide safe environment for client.
  • Establish with each client a clinically comprehensive psychotherapy individualized treatment plan, using the CANS-Trauma Comprehensive Assessment.
  • Develop a clear understanding of the trauma profile of each client.
  • Meet with clients on a weekly basis providing ongoing psychotherapy.
  • Maintain positive communications with parents/guardians.
  • Provide parenting and family therapy sessions as needed.
  • Run psychoeducational and/or therapy groups.
  • Incorporate appropriate evidence-based practices into client sessions.
  • Manifest willingness to learn and share clinical skills and provide consultation to colleagues throughout milieu.
  • Participate in internal department meetings and group supervision, as well as meetings with the residential and teaching staff.
  • Demonstrate willingness to continue ongoing professional development.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Mental Health Master’s Degree, or higher (e.g. Counseling or Clinical Psychology)
  • Licensed MFT or LCSW or PhD/PsyD preferred, License eligible considered.
  • Strong communication skills that demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally. Ability to communicate in a direct and constructive manner with colleagues.
  • Knowledge of conflict resolution strategies.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use clinical techniques and therapies to assist clients progress towards goals.
  • Experience with adolescent males.
  • Ability to provide trauma informed or trauma-specific services.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/ English) a plus.
  • Must pass a criminal background check and physical, including a drug and TB test.

Starting Salary: Depends on education and experience
Please submit resume and cover letter to: jobs@hannacenter.org

YOUTH COUNSELOR (Positions Open)

The Youth Counselor is responsible for supervising the daily living experience and for providing a consistent and caring environment for each resident under their care. This includes teaching socially appropriate skills, planning trips and activities, helping with homework, providing discipline, and teaching appropriate conflict resolution. The Youth Counselor acts as a positive adult role model in all areas by demonstrating and developing positive interactive relationships while establishing clear boundaries for the residents.  Additionally, Youth Counselors are expected to implement treatment approaches and or techniques which include Restorative Practice, Life Space Interviews, Universal Trauma Training, ACE Study, Workforce Protection and Policies that Reflect Trauma Informed Care.

Five weeks of comprehensive training for all new staff members, and continued training and professional enhancement for the duration of employment.  Shifts are 4 days per week and sleepovers are required.

Starting Salary: $30,000+ annually

Excellent Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision and 401k retirement plan.
5 & 1/2 weeks of Paid Time Off and 5 paid Holidays annually.

Requirements:

  • Must pass a criminal background check and physical, including a drug and TB test.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to be covered under our insurance.
  • Ability to be certified in CPR/First Aid, community water safety and crisis intervention.
  • Prefer Bachelor’s Degree in related field or experience working with children, however others who are interested may apply.

Click here to submit your resume and cover letter.