Covenant House New Orleans provides direct services to homeless youth ages 16-24. Covenant House is searching for a dynamic individual to join our team as a Community Wellness Clinical Social Worker. This position will focus on:

*Providing counseling and mental health supports for youth at Covenant House with specific attention to substance abuse and harm reduction;

*Consulting Program Staff regarding youth’s participation in substance abuse programming and therapy sessions;

*Provide support and training in proactive trauma informed intervention strategies during weekly case review meetings with program Team.

Education, Skills and Experience:

*Master’s Degree in Social Work, LCSW and /or Substance Abuse Certification is strongly preferred.

*Three-plus (3+) years of experience working with adolescents and young adults with substance abuse issues and dual diagnosis is highly desirable.

*Specific clinical experience working with homeless youth is ideal.

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