Wellness Counselor

at Global Press
Published November 2, 2022
Location Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Category Consultancy  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

Global Press is looking for licensed, qualified mental health professionals with international backgrounds or work experience to grow our Global Wellness Network, which provides exceptional mental health services to our team of journalists around the world.

This recruitment is for Haitian Creole language speakers only. Familiarity and experience working in Haiti, or with Haitian diaspora communities, is preferred.

All Global Wellness Counselors must offer culturally responsive and trauma-informed care. They must have culturally diverse experience to ensure that treatment approaches are locally appropriate. Previous teletherapy experience is required. Oral and written fluency in Haitian Creole is required. Experience working or living in Haiti, or working with Haitian diaspora communities, is preferred.

Global Press is an employee-centered workplace that prioritizes employee wellness in a diverse, challenging, creative, humor-filled environment.

Responsibilities:

• Respond to scheduling requests from reporters within 24 hours

• Facilitate intake sessions for new referrals

• Develop individualized, therapeutic treatment plans using evidence-based practices to respond to the needs of professional, women journalists who have requested sessions due to stress, anxiety, secondary trauma or other issues impacting their well-being

• Ensure that treatment plans and modalities are adaptive and respond appropriately to reporters’ cultural backgrounds, languages, and experiences

• Maintain confidentiality and detailed client records

• Submit monthly invoices to Global Press for all facilitated sessions

Requirements:

Global Press Wellness Network clinicians must:

• Be licensed in the country where they live

• Hold a Masters degree (or equivalent) in psychology, psychiatry, counseling, social work or related field

• Have at least three years of counseling/therapy experience working with individuals

• Have experience facilitating teletherapy or remote treatment sessions

• Have the ability to provide counseling sessions outside of normal business hours (to accommodate time zone differences and reporter needs)

• Have therapeutic experience and background in treating complex stress and trauma

• Have experience working with individuals from different cultures and countries; international experience required

• Have experience in curriculum development and wellness programming a plus

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