Careers

Counselor II (CRP)

Application Deadline: January 21, 2023

Location: Huntington Beach , California, United States

COUNSELOR II

Children's Crisis Residential Program – Huntington Beach.

Flexible Schedule: F/T, Tuesday – Saturday or Sunday – Thursday.  On-Call 24/7 for crisis support.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide individual, family, and group therapy services to youth and their families at the shelter residence, as well as in the family home, as needed, for brief after-care follow-up.

  • Conduct clinical assessments with DSM 5 diagnostics, short-term therapy, behavior modification, and crisis intervention.

  • Manage crisis situations.

  • Provide linkage to after-care supports, case management, and coordination of care under the clinical supervision of a licensed professional.



  • The minimum caseload is 6 clients and 100 direct service hours per month.

  • Must become LPS designated to write 5585 holds.


Requirements include:

  • Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field.

  • Knowledge of theory and experience with techniques of individual, family, and group dynamics, behavioral interventions, substance abuse, crisis intervention, trauma-focused, and cognitive-behavioral approaches.

  • Possession of current intern, associate, or license number with the BBS.

  • Knowledge of theory and experience with techniques of individual, family, and group dynamics, behavioral interventions, substance abuse, crisis intervention, trauma-focused, and cognitive-behavioral approaches.

  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • First Aid and CPR certifications, health screen, and negative TB test result.

  • LiveScan fingerprinting and criminal records clearance and compliance with Community Care Licensing Title 22 Group Home regulations.

  • Ability to work under pressure to meet clients’ needs and organizational deadlines.

  • Work independently and as part of a team.

  • Valid California driver’s license, auto liability insurance, and satisfactory driving record.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish required.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Waymakers is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state and/or local laws.

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