Friends Association
Mental Health Consultant
Company: Friends Association
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Location: West Chester, PA, 19380, US
Project Details

Facilitate workshops or seminars quarterly to offer support and assistance with specific issues and individualized coping strategies.

Essential duties include:

- Working with clients of Friends Assoc; individuals, families, and groups to provide counseling, address mental and emotional disorders and to promote mental health; make referrals to specialists as needed.

- Working one on one with parents on parenting skills.

- Coaching parents to help them address and respond to their children more effectively at home.

Qualifications and Skills required include:

- Must be a trained/licensed professional with a valid license in any of the following disciplines: Psychiatry, Psychology, Psychiatric nursing, Marriage and family counseling or Clinical social work.

-Demonstrated understanding of the social and interpersonal dynamics of poverty and homelessness (including knowledge of substance abuse, domestic violence and child custody issues)

- Must have experience working with young children; knowledge of culturally relevant services in the community; knowledge of treatment in the areas of child behavior management and family crisis intervention; ability to work with families and staff; ability to provide emergency counseling, treatment and referral.

General requirements


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 2 hours a month for at least 6 months
  • Background check and two references, plus an orientation or training.
  • Category
    Children & Youth
    Homeless & Housing
    Skills Area
    Mental Health
    Mental Health