| The Gray Wolf Ranch mission is to help young men reclaim their lives from the disease of addiction to alcohol and other drugs and to help them manage any co-occurring mental health issues they may have. We are dedicated to helping young men achieve life-long recovery. Counselors at Gray Wolf provide a full range of evidenced-based treatment practices for men in primary care and extended care programs in a residential setting. There is a strong emphasis on relationship-building, developing mutual support networks, experiential curricula, and 12-Step recovery programing. |
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ask questions that will help residents identify their feelings and behaviors within the context of family of origin relationships affected by chemical or behavioral addictions and mental health concerns.
Counsel residents on concerns, such as unsatisfactory relationships, divorce and separation, child rearing, home management, and financial difficulties.
Counsel residents regarding interpersonal issues.
Encourage individuals and family members to develop and use skills and strategies for confronting their problems in a constructive manner. Teach life skills or strategies to residents or their families.
Maintain case files that include activities, progress notes, evaluations, and recommendations according to the requirements of the Electronic Health Record system.
Develop and implement individualized care treatment plans addressing family relationship problems, destructive patterns of behavior, and other personal issues; integrate with care plans from other providers.
Collect information about residents, using techniques such as testing, interviewing, discussion, and observation.
Confer with residents to develop plans for continuing care activities.
Confer with other counselors, doctors, and professionals to analyze individual cases and to coordinate counseling services.
Determine whether residents should be counseled or referred to other specialists in such fields as medicine, psychiatry, and legal aid.
Write evaluations of parents and residents for use by courts deciding divorce and custody cases, testifying in court if necessary.
Follow up on results of counseling programs and residents' adjustments to determine effectiveness of programs; Monitor residents to evaluate treatment progress.
Provide instructions to residents on how to obtain help with legal, financial, and other personal issues; Help residents get needed services or resources.
Provide public education and consultation to other professionals or groups regarding counseling services, issues, and methods.
Gather information from doctors, schools, social workers, juvenile counselors, law enforcement personnel, and others to make recommendations to courts for resolution of child custody or visitation disputes.