Mental Health Counselor- Day Treatment - Shelby, NC

Youth Focus Shelby , MI 49455

Posted 1 week ago

Mental Health Counselor- Day Treatment - Shelby, NC

Do you have in interest in working with North Carolina's leader in children's behavioral healthcare? Alexander Youth Network needs you!

Why Join Alexander Youth Network?

Founded in 1888, Alexander Youth Network is the leading provider of children's mental and behavioral health in North Carolina and serves over 10,000 children and youth adults annually. Headquartered in Charlotte with service locations in the central, western, and Southern Piedmont regions of the state, Alexander combined a variety of treatment programs into a complete Service Array, to meet the need of our clients - wherever they are.

Our services include:

  • Diagnostic Outpatient Services

  • Community-based Programs

  • Substance Use Treatment

  • Day Treatment

  • Residential Treatment

In addition to our mental health services, our programs under The Relatives (Mecklenburg) and Youth Focus (Guilford) serve youth and young adults in crisis through transitional living programs, crisis centers, a resource center in Charlotte, and a maternity home in Greensboro.

To learn more about services, please visit

What you would do:

Alexander Youth Network is looking for a Qualified Mental Health professional (QMHP) for an opportunity as a Mental Health Counselor to work in our North Shelby Day Treatment Pass Program.

Our Mental Health Counselors work closely with the Licensed Therapists, Teachers, and other program staff to ensure that the clients' needs are met. A Mental Health Counselor spends about 80% of their day working directly with consumers helping them achieve their goals and the other 20% planning, documenting and completing case management duties.

Some of the MHC responsibilities include:

  • Planning developmentally appropriate daily activities for the consumers and actively participates in these activities to promote healthy engagement and positive relationships.

  • Providing "in the moment' feedback to consumers to promote positive achievement of their goals

  • Helping to link consumers to supportive services and supports to assist them in meeting their goals across all settings.


  • Responds appropriately to each client according to their treatment plan.

  • Restrains aggressive clients in accordance with Youth Focus Policy and Procedure.

  • Monitors client status and documents and/or reports findings to appropriate staff.

  • Assists with educational, therapeutic and recreational components of the program, monitors orderliness of environment and client safety.

  • Serves as client advocate; establishes rapport; is aware of and respects the rights and dignity of all clients.

  • Maintains a clean, orderly, and safe physical environment according to established guidelines.

  • Interacts with clients in a therapeutic manner.

  • Must be able to physically restrain and implement a therapeutic hold in accordance with agency policy and procedure.

  • Possesses basic knowledge of group dynamics and can effectively facilitate a community, support or task group.

  • Has completed all required training and demonstrates a proficiency in all areas of the MHT position.

  • Maintains sensitivity to cultural differences with client population.

  • May be assigned other duties as needed.

Education & Experience

BA/BS in the human services discipline and two years experience with the service population.

Certifications and Licenses

Must have a valid driver's license and maintain the ability to be covered under agency auto insurance.

What We Offer:

Alexander offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Medical with Employer-Sponsored HRA

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • 401(k) with Employer Match

  • Employer-Paid Life, AD&D, STD, and LTD

  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays

  • Employee Recognition Programs

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at no cost

  • Discounts and Perks such as AAA, credit union membership, and more!

Alexander youth network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment and complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Paint Operator 1St Shift CVI Shelby Current Greenheck Employees Only


Posted 4 days ago

VIEW JOBS 1/16/2021 12:00:00 AM 2021-04-16T00:00 Interested in working with one of the markets leading manufacturers? The Greenheck Group is a leading growth-focused, environmentally conscious, commercial HVAC manufacturer. Join our team which proudly designs and manufactures the most comprehensive line of ventilation products in the industry. The Greenheck Group is a dynamic multi- branded international organization. Our equipment is used worldwide in commercial, institutional, and industrial facilities, ranging from comfort ventilation to manufacturing processes. Our efficient products improve comfort, safety, and health of lives across the planet. Since 1947, we are deeply committed to helping you "Build Your Future," through professional growth, challenging leadership roles, and exciting opportunities around the world. General Summary: The Paint Operator is responsible for providing a durable, high quality, and aesthetically pleasing paint coating on all required products. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: * Confirm to all safety guidelines while performing duties and operating equipment * Identify work to be performed via SAP or MII work center priority * Locate and retrieve components requiring paint * Prepare components for paint; paint prep includes wiping down and degreasing all components with lacquer thinner * Set up paint equipment; mix and thin paint in accordance with SOP, load pods with paint, hook up electrostatic leads, and adjust spray gun for proper pattern * Apply primer coat to all components, as required * Apply paint coat to all components * Remove finished components/assemblies from paint booth and stage for drying * Perform tool changes, as necessary * Maintain daily housekeeping * Other duties, as assigned Minimum Qualifications: * HS Diploma or GED, required * Between 3-6 months prior experience working with industrial wet paint application * Ability to safely operate equipment (material handling and painting equipment) * Knowledge about types of paint, primer, thinners, epoxies, etc. * Basic math and computer skills * Knowledge of electrostatic and air assisted painting equipment * Strong attention to detail and high level of concentration to ensure quality work Physical Demands: * Must lift up to 50 lbs. on a routine basis * Standing for a minimum of 8 hours per day * Continuous lifting, kneeling, pulling, bending, etc. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Nearest Major Market: Charlotte Greenheck Shelby MI

Mental Health Counselor- Day Treatment - Shelby, NC

Youth Focus