Under general supervision, the Residence Counselor is responsible for guidance and well-being of residents with psychiatric disabilities in a community residence (group home). Staff are teachers of skills with the goal of increasing resident’s independence. Staff follow individual service plans that support each resident’s goals in areas such as meal preparation, medication management, socialization, household cleaning, grocery shopping, community integration, recreation, symptom management, health awareness, and other activities. Staff work cooperatively and flexibly with the Site Supervisor and Senior Counselor to meet the needs of the residents, the goals of the program, and all deadlines.
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