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POSITION TITLE: Intake Counselor
LOCATION/DEPT: Harbor Light
FLSA CATEGORY: Non-Exempt
STATUS TYPE: Regular Full-Time
To provide each client with positive, professional and quality service; always promoting respect dignity and fairness to each client; while making appropriate assessments and referrals which will assist clients in reaching their maximum level of independence.
The backgrounds of the clients served by The Harbor Light Program will manifest a variety of inappropriate behaviors. When this occurs, employees are to respond within the context of the treatment environment of the site. Employee conduct (actions, dress, etc.) and interactions (conversations, written communications, etc.) with clients must also be within the treatment environment of the facility.
Evaluates clients for admission on the Harbor Light programs under established criteria of admission; presents cases with recommendations to the Review Board, operates under the supervision of the Intake Supervisor. Provides limited direct service via individual and group counseling.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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