Posted on August 11, 2015
For continued support of the Bilingual Counselor at HMI: Newark responsible for providing critical services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (“LGBTQ”) youth between the ages of 12 and 24. The Counselor provides individual, group and family counseling, along with crisis intervention and case management services. Additionally, the Counselor develops, facilitates and implements after-school programming, supervises social work and counseling interns, and collaborates with staff on the comprehensive treatment of clients. Their goal is to engage low-income LGBTQ youth in Newark (and beyond) in critical after-school programs and services that promote mental well-being and emotional resilience, and set these youths in need on a constructive path towards a healthy and stable adult life. Hetrick-Martin, the leading professional provider of comprehensive long-term academic and support programs for LGBTQ in New York City, opened their first satellite location in Newark in 2011.