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Connect4Success Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Company: Child and Family Charities
Location: Lansing
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Full Time Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Connect4Success Responsibilities Screen homeless youth to determine and document eligibility for VRC Services Conduct initial and ongoing evidence-based educational and career assessments, interpret data and share with the multi-disciplinary team Create education and employment plans with youth and coordinate with multi-disciplinary team Work with the team to monitor, document, and report progress, barriers Work closely with Housing Case Managers, Physicians, Therapists, and Psychologists to create a collaborative and holistic service plan for youth to obtain and maintain safe and stable housing Network with employers to facilitate access to employment and ensure employment success Identify a variety of educational and vocational training opportunities to build a solid network of community connections that support youth success Help youth to successfully complete a high school diploma or GED and/or apply for post-secondary education opportunities including vocational training. Assist client with applications (education or vocational programs, FAFSA, employment) and preparations for interviews Provide individual and group job coaching including soft job skills and help youth adapt to vocational challenges Regularly review education and employment plans with youth, identify barriers, celebrate achievements, and update the plan as needed Ensure youth have access to ongoing supports to maintain vocational success Follow-up with youth and employers at agreed upon intervals during aftercare and follow-up surveys Maintain Client Case Files with accurate and timely documentation of eligibility, service plans, services provided, progress/case notes, discharge planning, and aftercare plans and services Enter data into required electronic databases Qualifications Master's Degree in Vocational or Rehabilitation Counseling Preferred candidate will be licensed by State of Michigan as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor or Certified Disability Management Specialist. Will consider Licensed Professional Counselor working toward CRC certification A minimum of 2 years of experience providing direct services to persons with psychological and/or physical disabilities including ability to perform education and vocational assessments and interpret diagnostic data Hours : 37.5 hours per week_We are an Equal Opportunity EmployerIn our agency and the communities we serve __we celebrate and value diversity, equity, and inclusion. _Job Type: Full-timePay: $44,000.00 per yearBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee assistance program Health insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: Monday to FridayLicense/Certification: Driver's License (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Child and Family Charities, Lansing , Connect4Success Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Healthcare , Lansing, Michigan

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