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.