Youth Corrections Caregiver
Primary Location: United States-MN-MNBloomington
Function: Direct Support Professional (Caregivers)
Due to the ongoing public health concerns regarding COVID-19, as your application progresses, you will be asked to participate in virtual interviews. We thank you for your flexibility and understanding as we focus on the safety and well-being of those we serve, our employees, and our candidates.
Seeking Caregiver/Direct Support Professionals – Youth Corrections with REM Hennepin
Located in Bloomington near the Mall of America, our Cedar Heights home offers community-based residential services for young men, ages 16-21, who are involved in extended juvenile jurisdiction and in need of out-of-home placement. Our team at Cedar Heights is led by the Director of Reintegration Services, along with a dedicated Clinical Specialist who provides on-site skills groups and therapeutic supports. Rounding out the team is a talented Program Director who supervises specially trained residential staff members who provide the individuals we support a safe environment in which they can heal, learn, and grow. We work with each young man on a one-on-one basis to establish an individualized service plan, set goals for personal growth, and reduce further involvement in the criminal justice system.
Responsibilities and Duties
DSP’s will be responsible for supporting the individuals at Cedar Heights with the following, but are not limited to:
- Learning social skills
- Developing healthy relationships with family members, peers and others
- Achieving or maintaining employment
- Succeeding in educational goals
- Participating in treatment for substance abuse, behavioral challenges, trauma, etc.
- Expressing themselves through art and other outlets
- Engaging in the community through advocacy groups
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