Crisis Counselor * $1000 Hiring Bonus*
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|Department:||Mental & Behavioral Health|
VA - Bedford
Do you have the heart, desire and passion along with the knowledge, skills and abilities it takes to help children, families and individuals who are struggling with behavioral or mental health disorders? Are you a team player, understanding the holistic approach and the importance of communication and collaboration? Do you want to become part of an organization that cares about your personal and professional growth? If you have answered YES to these three questions, then we should have a conversation!
Since our inception in 1992, Family Preservation Services (FPS) of Virginia has been a leader and innovator in the development of community-based services here in the Commonwealth of Virginia. FPS of Virginia currently operates 30 office sites, each designed to meet the unique needs of each community through the integration and use of evidence based and trauma-informed practices. With more than 900 employees servicing more than 3,000 individuals and families each year, FPS is the largest private provider of community based services in Virginia.
As a leader in the area of mental health and behavioral health services, Family Preservation Services of Virginia, with the support and collective expertise of our global parent company, Pathways by Molina, will continue our commitment to promoting positive change in the individuals, families and communities we impact each day.
We are seeking a Crisis Intervention Counselor. The Crisis Intervention Counselor direct services to include: treatment plan development and implementation with children, adults, and families and crisis counseling through the use of proper therapeutic interventions. The Crisis Intervention Counselor works independently in an office setting; utilizing creative clinical interventions based on best practice models and learned counseling techniques to work effectively with children, adults, and families.
Qualifications: Possession of a Master’s Degree in a Human Services discipline (i.e. counseling; mental health; social work; marriage and family counseling; psychology; educational psychology; vocational counseling; sociology; psychiatric rehabilitation; child, family and community services; early childhood development; guidance and counseling; home economics – child and family services; human development; human service administration; school (education) psychology; human relations; counseling psychology; community counseling; cognitive science; clinical psychology; special education; child development; healthcare counseling; human services; human services counseling; human development; health psychology; social science; divinity/pastoral care/pastoral counseling; any other degree with a demonstrated concentration of study in psychology, social work, or mental health discipline) AND a minimum of one year of verified direct work/internship experience, acquired working with children/adolescents and families in a therapeutic treatment environment.
Family Preservations Services is committed to creating the best possible work environment for our team members and offers the following total rewards package:
Pathways or any of its subsidiaries does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Pathways is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.