• Mental Health Counselor

    Posted: 01/19/2023

    Employment Enterprise Inc. is supporting Youth for Tomorrow, an organization that serves hundreds of children across the nation. We are searching for Mental Health Counselors to work with 13-16-year-olds in both a house and school setting.
    Mental Health Counselor Job Responsibilities

    • Facilitate the development of Individual Treatment Plans (ITP) for each assigned client.
    • Assure necessary input is provided to the assigned Case Managers within 20 days of client arrival to aid in the facilitation of the ITP.
    • Collaborate with assigned Case Manager to develop monthly Individual Treatment Plan Reviews for each assigned client.
    • Perform individual therapy for clients as requested by supervisor.
    • Assess and diagnose individuals as necessary either as an LMHP or under an LMHP’s supervision.
    • Organize and implement family group therapy.  This may involve weekend work.
    • Facilitate progress group therapy and various topical groups through the Counseling program on a weekly basis.
    • Demonstrate a proactive approach in your clinical support on an on-going basis to the residential and education component team members.
    • Available for 24 hour on-call mental health crises.
    • As a clinician, must be accessible via phone for consultation on mental health issues surrounding your clients or other clients if needed.  If clinician is not available they are responsible to secure coverage from another clinician in their absence.
    • Available for weekend sessions as needed.
    • Available to support clients in phone calls and web based (web cam) interactions with their family members and outside support system to attain the family engagement goals.
    • Participate as an active member of the Treatment Team.  Responsible to communicate team review with necessary individuals in client’s life.
    • LMHP’s are expected to provide board approved social work or counseling supervision to those going for licensure for no remuneration.  If a board approved supervisor is needed one will be provided by YFT if the individual is on our staff and the respective board approves. Clinical Supervision Agreement will be required.
    • Attend all training mandated by YFT, Licensing or Government Agencies.
    • All duties and responsibilities will support meeting the structured program of care outlined in DBHDS and DSS state standards (DBHDS: 12VAC 35-46-800; DSS: 22 VAC 40-151-720).
    • Other duties as assigned by the CEO or Assistant Vice President of Programs.
    Mental Health Counselor Job Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s Degree and/or Master’s Degree and licensure (LMHP), or LMHP-e (eligibility for licensure) to provide counseling services.
    • Bachelor’s Degree and/or Master’s Degree and license eligible by the Virginia Department of Health Professions and working under the supervision of a Licensed Therapist.
    • Demonstrated ability to work with adolescents and families in a counseling setting and function within a treatment team format.
    • Ability to assess treatment needs and deliver appropriate interventions.
    • Ability to maintain all required documentation.
    • Bi-lingual speaking skills (Spanish and English) helpful
    • Professionally facilitate counseling functions as they apply to our milieu of care.
    Benefits
    • 401(k) retirement plan
    • Medical and dental benefits for qualifying professionals
    • Flex spending account
    • Credit Union Membership
    • Voluntary Supplemental Insurance
    “Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Employment Enterprises, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, assign, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, U.S. Veteran status, or any other protected category under applicable law.”