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Child, Youth and Family Mental Health Counselor (Creating Healthy Bonds)

 

18518

Flexible schedule

Flexible Hours

LCSW-C required
LGPC or LCPC required
LGSW or LCSW-C required

Summary: The Child, Youth and Family Mental Health Counselor supports the Creating Healthy Bonds (CHB) Program and is responsible for providing trauma informed mental health counseling to youth ages 5 to 18 and their families referred to the program. The position involves collaborative work with school counselors and other community agencies to provide individual, family and group counseling.

Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Complete mental Health assessments for children and youth ages 5-18 (or school aged) as needed per case indicates.
  • Provide individual, group and family counseling.
  • Keep timely documentation through the agencies' electronic health system.
  • Follow up on counseling referrals.
  • Consult with parents, school staff, and/or medical providers regarding client progress.
  • Make referrals for individuals/family treatment (for those with access to outside resources).
  • Provide Crisis intervention and referral for extended services.
  • Maintain a minimum caseload as required by school contract.
  • Co-lead weekly psycho-educational parenting support groups at Montgomery County Correctional Facility.
  • Follow all legal and ethical policies and guidelines as outlined by licensing board.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Maintains clients' charts (to include all required clinical and administrative documentation, and data entry into the EVOLV electronic health record system).
  • Submit appropriate clinical notes within 24 hours of service.
  • Comply weekly staff documentation as directed by manager.
  • Attends weekly supervision, staff meetings, and participates in relevant staff training.
  • Completion of all Relias training, Mandt training, and other mandatory trainings.

Requires:

  • LGPC, LCPC, LMSW, or LCSW; must be licensed in the state of MD to provide counseling services.
  • Requires transportation, excellent verbal & written communication skills and strong knowledge of family systems.
  • Independent and flexible work style preferred, flexible work hours.
  • Must be a team player and have a strong desire to work in a community-based setting. 
Apply to www.careers@fs-inc.org