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Mental Health Counselor
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Mental Health Counselor
Please ask about our FEDERAL STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS Program QualificationsWe are seeking: PLPC (Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor) and LMSW (Licensed Master of Social Work Merakey is currently seeking a Mental Health Counselor to join our Adult Behavioral Health Division in our Lafayette, LA location.
ABOUT MERAKEY Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.
We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.
We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach.
With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.
With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey, formerly NHS, provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee . WHAT MERAKEY HAS TO OFFER * The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs
Highly competitive compensation plans
Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company
Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program
Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution
Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees POSITION DETAILS Position summary or overview.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.
Provide individual and group therapy, choosing applicable modalities according to individual needs and treatment plan.
Provide mini treatment team leadership.
Develops treatment plans.
Provide recovery based, person centered services.
Develop comprehensive goal plans in conjunction with individuals and family members.
Monitor record-keeping, insure that client charts are up-to-date and include all necessary documentation.
Insure timeliness and quality of treatment plans and develop progress notes.
Coordinate resources and information pertinent to client needs.
Develop, write, implement, evaluate and revise, as necessary, individual's treatment plans in collaboration with the Treatment Team.
Rate of pay: $47,000 Annually + $6,000 Annual Travel Stipend = $53,000 Annually APPLY TODAY Check us out online at Click on Careers under Career Opportunities Search for Requisition Number: 39322 In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at . MERAKEY is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!
Master's degree in human service field; LPC or LCSW with 1 yr clinical exp working with adults with severe mental illness; valid drivers license.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Job Type: Full-time
Mental Health Counselor
The Incumbent for this position will be assigned to the Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) located in Tilton, New Hampshire. The incumbent reports to the Psychotherapy Program Manager within the Mental Health Service Line. The incumbent must use a high level of skill in assessing, treating and case managing the complicated psychosocial problems of Veterans. Practices at an independent level, gathering relevant information to guide practice, including community Social Work standards.
The duties for this position include (but are not limited to):
Intake Evaluation, Psychotherapy, Patient Education, Case Management
Mental Health Treatment Planning, which includes Goal Setting
Referral to service providers
Acting as an advocate when it serves the best interest of the Veteran/Family
Providing Veterans with education related to VA and Community resources
Coordination of non-institutional and institutional services Providing a Full Range of therapeutic interventions to include:
Evidenced Based Therapy
Ensuring timely completion of all clinical charting and required documentation.
On-Call and Coverage: The incumbent provides and can expect coverage from other Mental Health Providers.
The incumbent will perform on-call coverage as part of a rotation for the Mental Health Service Line. The incumbent will be provided an opportunity to provide on-call coverage as part of a rotation for the Social Work service.
Work Schedule: Monday: Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to a background/security investigation
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
Basic Requirements for Social Worker (GS-185):
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Education. Have a master's degree in social work from a school of social work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Graduates of schools of social work that are in candidacy status do not meet this requirement until the school of social work is fully accredited. A doctoral degree in social work may not be substituted for the master's degree in social work. Verification of the degree can be made by going to the CSWE website to verify if that social work degree meets the accreditation standards for a master of social work.
Persons hired or reassigned to social worker positions in the GS-185 series in VHA must be licensed or certified by a state to independently practice social work at the master's degree level.
Basic Requirements for Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor (GS-101):
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Education. Have a master's degree in mental health counseling, or a related field, from a program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs CACREP). Examples of related mental health counseling fields include, but are not limited to, Addiction Counseling; Community Counseling; Gerontology Counseling; Marital, Couple, & Family Counseling; Marriage & Family Therapy.
Persons hired or reassigned to licensed professional mental health counselor in the GS-101 series in VHA must hold a full, current, & unrestricted license to independently practice mental health counseling, which includes diagnosis & treatment.
Preferred Experience: 1 full year of experience working within a Mental Health setting
Grade Determinations: (2) GS-11 Social Worker
(a)Experience, Education & Licensure. Promotion to the GS-11 full performance level requires completion of a minimum of 1 year of post-MSW degree experience in the field of health care social work (VA or non-VA experience) & licensure or certification in a state at the independent practice level. NOTE: For appointment licensure or certification at this level please refer to paragraph 2c.
In addition to meeting basic requirements, a doctoral degree in social work from a school of social work may be substituted for the required 1 year of professional social work experience in a clinical setting. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the KSAs in subparagraph (b) below.
(b)Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
1.Knowledge of community resources, how to make appropriate referrals to community & other governmental agencies for services, & ability to coordinate services.
2.Ability to independently assess the psychosocial functioning & needs of patients & their family members & to formulate & implement a treatment plan, identifying the patient's problems, strengths, weaknesses, coping skills & assistance needed, in collaboration with the patient, family & interdisciplinary treatment team.
3.Ability to independently conduct psychosocial assessments & provide psychosocial treatment to a wide variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural, ethnic, educational & other diversified backgrounds. This requires knowledge of human development & behavior (physical & psychological) & the differential influences of the environment, society & culture.
4.Knowledge & experience in the use of medical & mental health diagnoses, disabilities & treatment procedures. This includes acute, chronic & traumatic illnesses/injuries, common medications & their effects/side effects, & medical terminology.
5.Knowledge of psychosocial treatment & ability to independently implement treatment modalities in working with individuals, families & groups who are experiencing a variety of psychiatric, medical & social problems to achieve treatment goals. This requires independent judgment & skill in utilizing supportive, problem solving or crisis intervention techniques.
6.Ability to independently provide counseling &/or psychotherapy services to individuals, groups & families. Social workers must practice within the bounds of their license or certification. For example, some states may require social workers providing psychotherapy to have a clinical level of licensure.
7.Ability to provide consultation services to other staff about the psychosocial needs of patients & the impact of psychosocial problems on health care & compliance with treatment. Ability to provide orientation & coaching to new social workers & social work graduate students. Ability to serve as a field instructor for social work graduate students who are completing VHA field placements.
8.Ability to independently evaluate his/her own practice through participation in professional peer review case conferences, research studies, or other organized means.
9.Knowledge & skill in the use of computer software applications for drafting documents, data management, & tracking, especially those programs in use by VHA.
(2) GS-11 Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor
(a)Experience, Education, & Licensure. In addition to the basic requirements, candidates must have at least 1 year of post-master's degree mental health counseling experience;
In addition to the basic requirements, a doctoral degree in mental health counseling, or a related field may be substituted for the required 1 year of professional mental health counseling experience.
(b)Assignments. This is the full performance level for LPMHCs. At this level they are licensed to independently practice professional counseling & to provide mental health services within the knowledge, theory, & training foundations of professional counseling. They may be assigned to any mental health VHA area, consulting with peers & supervisors as appropriate. LPMHCs may be involved in program evaluation and/or research activities.
(c)Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities. In addition to meeting the KSAs for the GS-9 level, the candidate must demonstrate the KSAs below:
1.Ability to make professional evaluations, decisions, & recommendation for treatment planning & implementation.
2.Advanced knowledge & mastery of the fundamentals of the counseling process which includes defining patient/family problems & maintaining an effective counseling relationship.
3.Ability to provide subject matter consultation to colleagues & students on the counseling process within various specialty areas, build on the foundation of competence through regular meetings & discussions to explain assignments, review progress of cases & confer about the counseling perspectives & orientation.
4.Ability to provide complex crisis intervention & stabilization to patients who are in psychological distress.
5.Ability to establish goals/treatment through a collaborative process with the patient utilizing advanced counseling skills, including evidenced-based practices & screening/assessment.
6.Ability to use a wide variety of individual, group, or familial counseling interventions; demonstrates sensitivity to diversity & possesses multicultural counseling skills.
7.Ability to fully utilize the current DSM in making diagnoses & formulation of treatment goals & application of appropriate clinical intervention using professional counseling practices.
8.Ability to develop & deliver psycho-education groups that include life skills, family support, & community integration.
References: VA Handbook 5005 Part II Appendix G39 and G43
The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-11. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-9 to GS-11.
The duties of this position are sedentary in nature & are primarily conducted in a clinical setting.
IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: . If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: .
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.
This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.
If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an .
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Your application, résumé, C.V., and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.
NOTE: The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate's education and experience and recommend the grade and salary at which the candidate will be placed. For internal selectees eligible for promotion, the board will determine grade and HR will determine step in accordance with policy.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
VA Form 10-2850c
VA Form 10-2850c Application for Associated Health Occupations can be found at: .
The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, documentation to support Veterans Preference or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).
VA Form 10-2850c
Other Veterans Document
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire.
You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit .
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
This job originated on . For the full announcement and to apply, visit . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.
Mental Health Counselor
OverviewThe Mental Health Counselor (MHC) is the global caretaker of the milieu, ensuring a safe and therapeutic environment for patients. The MHC assesses the patient's behaviors upon admission and throughout the patients stay, documenting those observations in the EMR. On a daily basis, the MHC conducts assigned groups, intervenes in the milieu as needed, and evaluates the patient's response to treatment.
In addition, this staff member participates in the orientation/precepting of new staff, students, and interns as directed. The MHC has the flexibility to perform in a variety of settings with clients of all ages from pediatric to geriatric.
ResponsibilitiesPART III: POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)Able to administer SASSI form and generate a score for screening purposes.
Assists in maintaining standards of safety and cleanliness within the therapeutic milieu.Conducts groups as assigned; supports appropriate patient participation in programming.Demonstrates ability to correctly complete all admission paperwork required for various age groups on MHU. Demonstrates expertise in developing and maintaining therapeutic relationships within the guidelines of the patients' treatment plan. Documents observations, interventions, and progress toward planned outcomes according to charting standards.
Implements planned treatment interventions and documents patients' response. Monitors assigned patients for safety and assists with their personal care needs. Monitors environment for any safety issues and reports or corrects those issues as soon as possible.
Participates in maintaining a positive work environment through adherence to professional standards of behavior policy. Possesses the knowledge and skill required to evaluate the patients' mental status upon admission and throughout their hospital stay; able to correctly document that in the patients' EMR. Promotes patient satisfaction through positive interactions with patients and families, and through therapeutic approaches within the patients' treatment plan. Provides input into and assists in developing and updating patients' treatment plans.
Reports patient observations to RN every shift. Utilizes approved behavioral management techniques when appropriate. QualificationsExperience/
As of March, 2016 all new hires must hold a Bachelor's degree in Behavioral ScienceTwo years of experience as a Mental Health technician preferred
License or Certification
Mental Health Counselor
Welcome to the new standard of healthcare!
Who We Are:
Premise Health is an industry-leading onsite healthcare provider on a mission to help people get, stay, and be well. A company with 40 years of experience at our backs and the new ideas to keep moving forward. We believe healthcare is about more than treating people when they're sick. Our dedicated professionals bring the highest quality health and wellness services to members at some of the world's best companies, educational institutions, and other membership-based organizations. We make it simple and convenient to make healthcare a priority. If you'd like to join us, keep reading.
Who You Are:
Our rapidly expanding worksite healthcare delivery company is looking for full-time Mental Health Counselor in Winnemucca, NV!
What You'll Do for Us:
It's hard to pinpoint a "typical" day here (and who wants typical anyway?), but you can expect to handle things like this:
Facilitate patients and their dependents in identifying and resolving personal issues of a psychological nature including but not limited to substance abuse, diagnosable behavioral illness, crises and other family and life stressors.
Will contribute to the corporate and departmental goal to minimize employee lost time and productivity.
Minimize barriers to behavioral health care, and assist the clinical team in engaging patients, changing behavior, and improving health outcomes.
Position is responsible to effectively utilize provider resources and patient/company Health and Welfare benefits in the most efficient and cost effective manner to facilitate improved psychological health.
Assessment and referral of complex behavioral health cases, including short term crisis resolution and referrals to community resources.
Utilize treatment plans and interventions to maintain or reduce functional impairment
Document findings in medical record according to established protocol.
Works in collaboration with the multidisciplinary healthcare team and provide feedback with succinct, action oriented recommendations to help effectively manage patients' needs
Assess fitness for duty status of patients.
May require other duties as assigned.
What We'll Do for You:
At Premise Health, you're not an employee – you're a team member. We have health centers and offices scattered across the country, but we're all working together in service of our clients and members. We're proud of the culture we've built, and we aim to assist our team members in living their best life – in and out of the workplace. We know that we can only help people get, stay, and be well if we do the same for ourselves. We're also not afraid to share what we're up to – check out some of our smiling faces.
As an employer, we want to compensate you for the work you do with more than a paycheck (although you'll get one of those too). Premise Health offers competitive benefits packages including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), paid holidays and vacation time, and a company-sponsored wellness program. We are an equal opportunity employer of nice people and value inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Mental Health Counselor
COMPASS is a Comprehensive Assessment and Stabilization Program that provides highly individualized, client and family driven treatment intended to stabilize the child, meet immediate needs such as mental, emotional, physical health and academic and social needs as well as provide for on-going care and sustainable transition back to family and or identified caregivers.
The Mental Health Counselor provides family-based mental health counseling, crisis intervention, collateral, and case management services to children and families. The Mental Health Counselors are members of a treatment team and provide services at the program sites and in the community. This includes but is not limited to hospitals, school and family homes. Mental Health Counselors will demonstrate communication skills through documentation of mental health notes and participation in meetings with outside providers, managers, clinicians, Professional Parents, client and families. Seneca is committed to hiring and maintaining a culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse workforce that is reflective of the local client/student community.
Work with the treatment team to provide crisis intervention and other mental health services as needed in professional parent home, schools, family homes and other community locations
Provide counseling, case management and collateral services to ensure the successful transition of clients and their families to community-based resources
Support Professional Parents with implementation of clients' treatment goals and guide them in assisting clients in their acquisition of new skills and behavioral responses.
Provide on-call coverage to clients and their families
Support client and family connection to community-based resources
Participate in all Family Team Meetings, case staffing meetings and program staff meetings, supervision and IEP meetings when necessary
Complete mental health progress notes, incident reports, when necessary, before the end of the shift and according to agency's documentation quality and timeliness standards.
Intervene with the clients' behavioral program as needed. This includes physical management of the clients (implementation of Seneca Center's Ahimsa Model Training) as necessary.
Assist with planning for transportation arrangements for school, medical, social activities, therapy appointments, and court hearings
Bachelor's degree in a social service related field.
1 year experience working with youth in out-of-home care or community based programs.
Own vehicle, valid driver's license, clean record and insurability with Seneca's automobile policy.
Ability to engage and develop rapport with children from a wide variety of backgrounds
Ability to provide consistency and behavioral limits through relationship-based interventions
Clear TB test, health screening, criminal background check, and any other mandatory State or Federal licensing and certification requirements
Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and chiropractic coverage, and partially paid premiums for dependents
Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan
Scholarship opportunities, ongoing training, and professional development opportunities
We provide a 403(b) retirement plan
4 weeks flexible paid time off
Employment opportunities are, and shall be open to all qualified applicants solely on the basis of their experience, aptitudes and abilities. It is the policy of Seneca Family of Agencies to grant equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, marital status, disability, Vietnam Era Veteran status, age, religion, political affiliation, gender or sexual orientation. Seneca is committed to providing a fair, equitable, and inclusive work environment. We welcome candidates that will promote and value diversity and exercise teamwork and collaboration.
Mental Health Counselor
TriStar Skyline Madison Campus - Madison, TN
TriStar Skyline Madison is a mental health facility providing behavioral health services to the greater Nashville area. Our psychiatrists, therapists, nurses and other specialists are dedicated to improving the lives of our patients. We are committed to helping adolescents, adults and seniors recover from different mental health disorders and substance abuse. Treatment programs are designed for personalized care and offer a variety of options including inpatient, partial hospitalization and outpatient care. Our behavioral health navigator works with individuals and their loved ones to find the right plan for each patient.
Skyline Madison is seeking a Mental Health Counselor to join it's behavioral health team! Our Mental Health Counselors assist clients on the units with daily activities and occasionally in group settings.
SHIFT: Full-Time Evenings (Rotating Weekends)
Accomplishes job responsibilities in a professional and timely manner.
Demonstrates attention to detail, thoroughness and accuracy of daily work.
Demonstrates effective utilizations, planning and organization of hospital/job resource.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on psychosocial, educational, safety and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the client served in his/her program.
Demonstrates competency in interpretation of client's self report or behavior related to his/her age
Assumes responsibility to maintain knowledge of the compliance with all current hospital and departmental policies.
Leads psycho-educational groups per day as assigned.
Provides effective individual counseling.
Demonstrates knowledge and competence with the electronic medical record program.
Demonstrates effective, pertinent documentation skills on all electronic medical records and legibility in written forms.
Write progress notes for each group
Progress notes reflect treatment plan goals and objectives.
Completes documentation in a timely manner.
All behaviors fully support positive customer service
Bachelor's degree in related field required.
BLS Certified required within 30 days of hire.
Successful completion of CPI certification required within 30 days of hire.
Apply Online Today to join this great Behavioral Health Team!
Mental Health Counselor
Mental Health Counselor
Amethod Public Schools
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
Length of Work Year:
12/3/2018 11:55 PM Pacific
Competitive with benefits
10/3/2018 Application Deadline:
12/3/2018 11:55 PM Pacific Employment Type:
Full Time Length of Work Year:
Competitive with benefits Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1 Contact: Anika McCoy Email: email@example.com Phone:
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print
Amethod Public Schools (AMPS) is a mission and values driven organization. Our mission is to provide a fundamental and rigorous college preparatory education to any student that chooses one of our schools. Our day to day work is embodied with a set of core values: Students First, Be Adaptable, Lead People, Results Oriented Mindset (Accountability), Commitment to be Distinct (Be the Change). We are looking for team members who exude these values and a passion for our mission.
JOB GOAL: The Mental Health Counselor will be responsible for providing services related to the delivery of mental health care to assigned students and/or families at the designated school location and will provide consultation services to the school staff to support the overall mental health goals of the school.
Manage the startup and implementation of Tiered Level of Support for Mental Health Services.
Tier 1: Teacher toolkit for classroom management and social emotional learning (SEL)development
Tier 2: Group counseling for additional support
Tier 3: Individualized Mental Health Support
Lead the development of processes and procedures for the following at your designated school site (list not exhaustive):
strategies to be shared with general education teachers for SEL support in the classroom
implementation of screening and intake assessments for site based providers to determine when student may need short term group or individual counseling vs. long term educationally related mental health services
development and/or implement common data monitoring system for student progression
manage schedule to maximize effectiveness of group implementation or individual site at school site
Set and progress monitor annual goals for students on caseload with IEPs or other educational plans for student development.
Provide professional development for site based staff on Mental Health topics as needed.
Collect information about students through interviews, observation or assessments.
Conduct classroom observations to inform your practice and supports that are put in place for students
Meet with site administrative teams to share information on focus students.
Assist and provide follow up with students following a crisis scenario with a student.
Participation in site PBIS implementation.
Collaborate with other mental health service providers on completion of tasks and development of department protocols.
Contribute to the development, update and implementation of an Amethod Mental Health Support procedural guide.
Maintain confidentiality of records relating to student treatment.
Fill out and maintain student related paperwork, including federal and state mandated forms, diagnostic records, and progress notes.
Create and maintain all required treatment records and regulations.
Develop and/or provide preventative and/or educational mental health seminars for students on a variety of mental health topics as needed.
Shall collaborate with community services to ensure smooth linking of services for external resources and referrals as needed.
Oversight of data and facilitate appropriate maintenance of student records related to mental health and goal progress documentation.
Gather information about community mental health needs or resources in case students need a community referral.
Refers students, or family members to community resources for more intense counseling needs.
Stay abreast of new developments in counseling and mental health and wellness.
Perform other mental health related duties as assigned by the Director of Special Education or other Amethod Leadership Staff.
Shall present a positive image of the school to parents, and convey to them the school's genuine concern with the education, growth and development of each student.
Shall seek to establish friendly and cooperative partnerships between home and school.
Shall work to develop a positive public relationship between Amethod Public Schools and the community.
Shall carry out assignments in a timely manner without undue checking.
Shall react positively to directives.
Shall have a willingness to cooperate with the AMPS administrators, principals and staff.
Shall maintain the confidentiality, both verbally and in written form, of each student's educational record.
Shall strive to maintain and improve professional competence.
Shall take necessary precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
Provide direct counseling services and assessment for mental health services (as needed basis).
Attend Special Education Department meetings, management meetings, school staff meetings, staff development and other meetings as assigned by the Director of Special Education or other Amethod Leadership Staff.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Shall maintain professional standards by delivering services consistent with guidelines for professional practice and codes of ethics.
Shall adhere to relevant laws, policies and lines of authority and maintains and updates knowledge and skills in school psychology and education.
Shall hold a master's degree or higher and the required California certificate for the assigned position.
Shall demonstrate the ability to work effectively with students, peers and adults.
Shall demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, teachers and administrative staff.
Valid driver's license and reliable transportation
PRIMARY SUPERVISOR: Director of Special Education
SCHOOL YEAR: 180 school days and AMPS summer school (3 weeks unless otherwise stated) plus 2 weeks planning and preparation for the school year (as needed basis)
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Mental Health Counselor
The Salvation Army Midtown Service and Treatment Center located in St. Louis city is looking for someone with great communications skills, and a strong leadership style to join our team as the new Mental Health Counselor. This is a salaried position that comes with a great benefits such as medical, dental, and life insurance, paid holidays, vacation time, sick time, and is eligible for participation in the company funded pension plan.
Under the direct supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, the Counselor will proactively provide mental health and substance abuse assessment, intervention, treatment planning, counseling and referrals for clients and their families.
This position will provide individual, group and family counseling and prevention services. Educate staff and residents on crisis intervention, stress management, mental health, trauma and addiction. Position is expected to comply with and meet The Salvation Army, Federal, State and Local policies and standards.
1.Conduct assessments including psycho-social, of admitted clients to determine client's need of mental health and or trauma treatment and make referrals for on-going psychiatric treatment as appropriate.
2.Provide mental health diagnoses as appropriate after assessment of clients.
3.Develop, monitor and update, individualized treatment plans for clients identified as dually-diagnosed.
4.Provide individual, group and family counseling sessions to facilitate achievement of clients' treatment goals.
5.Assist Integrated Treatment Team in recognizing and treating mental health, trauma and psycho-social problems.
6.Monitor client's' compliance with psychiatric treatment plans through consultation and coordination with client's psychiatric service provider.
7.Maintain treatment attendance record on all residents in mental/substance abuse treatment services and coordinate attempt re-engagement of clients for missed sessions including coordination of outreach to client with case manager.
Full Job Description will be provided upon interview.
Master's degree in counseling, social work, human services or related field with one year of related work experience in mental health and/or addiction counseling. Combination of education and experience will be considered.
LPC or LCSW required CCDP and Substance Abuse Supervision credential are a plus. Possess or obtain substance abuse certification within 90 days of employment. Must have an outgoing personality with good communication skills, ability to work in a team setting and an ability to work with difficult individuals.
Strong leadership style and good organizational skills required. Knowledge of The Salvation Army and government, state and community resources is helpful. Must be computer literate and able to utilize computer for documentation of work.
CPR/First Aid certification required. Must be a team player, a self-starter, able to handle several projects at the same time and perform well with minimum supervision. Must demonstrate ability to think independently and exercise sound judgment.
Requires a high level of confidentiality. Must have a valid drivers' license and pass TSA MVR check.
The Salvation Army Central Territory does not participate in unemployment compensation programs. The Salvation Army, as a church, is exempt from participation in federal and state unemployment insurance programs.
Mental Health Counselor
We are searching for a Mental Health Clinical Counselor with an Eating Disorder background to join our growing team.
Facility offers a warm, safe and friendly atmosphere -- a special place to heal for people who have eating disorders. They have an immediate opening for an experienced psychotherapist trained and experienced in treating trauma and eating disorders.
This is the largest and most experienced behavioral health practice in New Mexico devoted to the treatment of eating disorders, trauma, and related psychological issues. They offer individual counseling, Intensive Outpatient and Partial Hospitalization Programs for the treatment of eating disorders.
Counselor will be expected to have a caseload of 15-25 clients per week in addition to working at least one evening Intensive Outpatient Program session per week. As a full time employee, counselor can expect to work 30 to 40 hours per week as the caseload develops. This position requires the individual to work closely with all Employees, Management, and Clients while supporting the mission of the Company to provide clinical counseling services to those in need. Counselor will provide clinical counseling in both individual and group therapy settings. Counselor may be assigned to provide research on issues or topics as required by Clinical Director. Counselor may be required to assist with preparation of program elements for group therapy programs as needed. Counselor may have the opportunity to represent the Company in various advertising, networking, or marketing events.
Master's Degree in one of the social sciences with expertise in one of the following areas of study which can be used for Licensure as a Counselor or Social Worker in the state of New Mexico:
- Clinical Counseling
- Social Work, or related field
Must be licensed (or meet the qualifications for licensure) by the New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board for independent practice in the state of New Mexico as one of the following.
- LPCC - Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
- LISW - Licensed Independent Social Worker
- LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker
- LMFT – Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
- LAMFT - Licensed Mental Health Counsler
- LMSW- Licensed Master Social Worker
Position Essential Job Functions:
- Assist Clinical Staff as directed during Group Therapy Program Sessions, which may include leading skills or processing therapy sessions for any age level without assistance.
- Assist Clinical Director or Senior Staff Clinicians as needed in preparation of program materials, researching clinical treatment modalities, preparation of clinical session notes, etc.
- Counselor II (MS/MA) $ 25.00 - $ 30.00
- Counselor III (MA/MS, 10 yrs) $ 35.00 - $ 40.00
How To Apply
Please contact Eric Halpern at 800-637-4124 for more info or to apply for this opportunity.
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