Counseling Advisor

Position Title Counseling Advisor
Reports To Program Manager
FLSA Status Exempt
Summary This individual will counsel clients through treatment plans.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these duties.

  • Provide crisis intervention using therapeutic techniques.
  • Develop treatment plans. Work one-on-one to evaluate circumstances and facilitate direct linkages to community resources.
  • Complete individualized treatment plans and daily progress notes.
  • Provide evidence-based individual and group counseling while implementing conflict resolutions and self-care strategies.
  • Coordinate and supervise care of clients.
  • Assist with researching, planning, and implementing new program initiatives.
  • Suggest policy and program changes to increase the effectiveness of the unit, meet goals, and/or better serve the needs of the community.
  • Maintain records in accordance with agency, government, other funding sources, accreditation, and/or licensing requirements.
  • Communicate with external referral resources and outreach services.

 

SKILLS:

To perform the job successfully, applicants should demonstrate the following skills:

  • Strong coordination, organizational and leadership skills.
  • Strong computer skills; Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Keyboarding.
  • Ability to remain calm in crisis, hostile, or disaster situations.
  • Able to work well independently and in group settings.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university in behavior sciences or social service subject area.

 

One to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates/Licenses Project Management Certificate preferred.

 

Must have at least one of the certificates listed below:

  • LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor)
  • MSW (Master of Social Work)
  • LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker)

 

If interested, please fill out the application form on our Careers page.

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