SOUTHMOUNTAIN CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES RECEIVES $73,124 LOWE’S COMMUNITY PARTNERS GRANT

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Position Available: Professional Parent(s)

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Christian friendly, private, non-profit agency is accepting employment applications for Professional Parents. The job is a full-time 24-hour, 365 days a year, 7 days a week paid position. Applicants need be energetic, open to learning different parenting techniques to meet resident needs, and implementing the CARE Model with youth ages 0 to 21. High School diploma/GED is required, but prefer married college degreed couples. Agency provides lots of additional support, such as on campus clinicians, weekly in-service trainings, recreation staff and facilities, social worker/case management and part-time nurse. Clinical support we provide utilizes Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) widely recognized for its’ evidence based approach. Successful hires will need to move onto the agency’s beautiful 180+ acre campus to become the direct care staff for youth whom are often from abuse/neglect backgrounds and are in the custody of the Department of Social Services. A love for helping children, positive attitude, and a valid North Carolina Driver’s license is required for the position.

Southmountain sponsors CornerHouse to perform dynamic forensic interview training

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Southmountain Children and Family Services recently sponsored CornerHouse to provide forensic interview training to professionals in Western N.C.  CornerHouse is well respected by professionals in this field for their excellence in advanced research and trainings in forensic interviewing.  Based out of Minneapolis, CornerHouse provides trainings worldwide.  Much thanks to expert Anne Lukas Miller for the rich training, fun, and benefits from her wealth of experience.

50 years ago in Burke: South Mountain to build new dormitory

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South Mountain Institute announced plans today for constructing a boy's dormitory at an estimated cost of $60,000. Trustees of the child-caring institution said bids will be requested soon on a one-story building to house 16 older boys plus quarters for a couple serving as their cottage parents.  Heretofore the older boy's have been assigned quarters in the basement of the existing building.  Burand L. McGinnis, president of the board, said the project is being handled by a building committee composed of the following: Tuxie D. Bowers, chairman, C. Miller Sigmon, treasurer, W. Harold Mitchell, Ray Simmons, and C.D. Hamilton. Several industries in Burke County are supplying the funds for the project.