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CrossWinds Counseling & Wellness Daytime Program Lead in Emporia, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12917410

This position supports the Daytime Program operation, an intensive outpatient program for at-risk youth, by providing quality face-to-face support and supervision to agency clients, with the intent to assist individuals in developing social and behavioral skills for successful functioning, attending and succeeding in educational endeavors, and preventing or reducing out-of-home placements and hospitalizations.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Provides direct psychosocial group services to child clients, up to the age of 18 years of age, in an effort to teach individuals to develop appropriate behaviors and personal attitudes for successful functioning at home, school, and in the community.\ Monitors all clients in the program for appropriate behavior and safety, with close guidance and supervision to clients who may be assigned specifically to his or her care.\ Designs, prepares, and leads the program curriculum for a specific developmental skill to be taught to the children in the program.\ Creates and maintains classroom schedule and plans daily activities.\ Ensures that the classroom is cleaned up and in order.\ Provides support for part-time attendant care staff through guidance and answering questions.\ Maintains accurate and complete records of all client services, as defined by state licensing agencies, funding agencies, and CrossWinds standards and requirements. Submits all work-related paperwork in a timely manner and in acceptable format as determined by agency requirements.\ Communicates regularly and effectively with other staff members and the school district.\ Motivates program clients to achieve and improve individual social skills by creating a positive model for them to emulate.\ Establishes and maintains a positive working relationship and professional demeanor with clients, external community partners, agency staff members, and visitors.\ Attends applicable staff meetings conducted by CrossWinds.\ Work Environment

This job operates in a community setting, as well as in a professional office setting. This position primarily works with clients out in the community and within the agencys residential facilities. This role occasionally uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; handle objects; grasp and reach for items with hands and arms; manipulate hands and fingers; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Language skills are required, including the ability to read, write, comprehend, and speak the English language. This position also requires the ability to interpret written materials, write reports and business correspondence, and effectively present and respond to questions.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and Hours of work are Monday Friday, 8:00 am 4:00 pm.


Travel is primarily in town, to transport clients to and from the program.