Fairfax, VA, 22037, USA
763 days ago
Community Based Counselor (Masters Level)
Social Work
Masters degree
?MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN? Family Priority, LLC is seeking Master's level Counselors and Social Workers to provide Intensive In-Home Counseling services to At-risk youth and their families in Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William (Woodbridge, Manassas). This program provides intensive, time-limited, in-home crisis intervention and treatment services to the family unit in need. The program is family focused and is strengths based. Highly trained staff provides a broad array of services tailored to the individual child and family. In-home services are provided typically but not solely in the residence of an individual who is at risk of being moved into out-of-home placement or is being transitioned to home from out-of home placement. Education And ExperienceA Masters degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university and at least two years of experience working with troubled children and families.Home Based Counselor Duties And Responsibilities + Prepares written diagnostic assessments, assessing service recipients from multiple perspectives, including family functioning, psychological/emotional, social, academic, medical, behavioral, substance abuse, skills, strengths, barriers to economic self-sufficiency, treatment history, and others, and utilizing various assessment instruments + Prepares written service plan, incorporating input from service recipients, involved service providers, and clearly identifying problem areas and needs, strategies, and service objectives + Provides direct clinical services to service recipients, including individual, family, couple, and group therapy, and issue-specific or educational groups (parenting skills, anger management, substance abuse interventions) + Responds to crisis situations with twenty-four hour a day availability + Documents case activities for both clinical and billing purposes + Participates in Child Specific Team, Family Assessment and Planning Team, and other interdisciplinary, diagnostic, or planning meetings + Collaborates and coordinates with other case involved service providers and professionals, such as attorneys, school personnel, social workers, and probation counselors + Links service recipients with external programs or services. + Works with Clinical Supervisor to increase effectiveness of therapeutic intervention Benefits + LPC/LCSW Licensure supervision provided after initial probation period + High hourly rate + Flexible hours + Caseload of clients Required + Social Work or Psychology or Counseling experience: 2 years with children or adolescents + Masters Degree in a counseling related field + Must live in Northern Virginia
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