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Master’s (Preferred)
Full Job Description
DC Licensed Mental Health Therapist/Counselor
Limitless Possibilities is a counseling agency located in Washington, DC. We provide services to youth, teens, adults, and families. Must have a background check and pass all clearances.
We are seeking Licensed Professional Counselors who are able to practice in Washington, DC Maryland, and Virginia:
This position is a contractual position (1099).
Psychologists
Licensed Professional Counselors
Social Workers
Marriage and Family Therapists
Alcohol and Drug Counselors
Due to the current pandemic and state of COVID-19, applicants must be able to do tele-health therapy, in-office therapy or at-home therapy.
Candidates MUST be clinically licensed to practice in Washington, DC to apply. Candidates without current clinical licenses in Washington, DC will not be considered.
QUALIFICATION CRITERIA:
Licensed in the state of the District of Columbia as a LGSW, LCSW-C, LGPC, LPC and degree: behavioral or social science; or related disciplines appropriate to the position. Additionally, you will need to submit copies of your licensing credentials and successfully complete a criminal background check, TB test, pre-employment medical examination before you can be appointed into this position.
BASIC FUNCTION:
Conduct mental-health evaluations/assessments, provide individual, group, family, couple & children/adolescent therapeutic services in both English and Spanish languages to assist clients in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes. The counselor will provide individual, family and group counseling to clients enrolled in Limitless Possibilities. These counseling and therapeutic services will range from routine to complex, and include suicide prevention, crisis intervention, short- and long-term treatment with clients exhibiting dual diagnosis, post-traumatic stress disorder and other psychiatric disorders and/or readjustment problems. MUST ALWAYS adhere to the practice standards and ethical guidelines of respective licensing boards. Must have reliable transportation and be comfortable working in community settings.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
TASKS:
Counsel clients in individual, family and/or group sessions to assist them in dealing with substance abuse, mental and physical illness, poverty, unemployment, or physical abuse.
 
Interview clients, review records, and confer with other professionals to evaluate mental or physical condition of client or patient.
Collaborate with various disciplines to plan and coordinate treatment.
Monitor, evaluate, and record client progress with respect to treatment goals.
 
Refer patient, client, or family to community resources for housing or treatment to assist in recovery from mental or physical illness, following through to ensure service efficacy.
 
Counsel and aid family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting the client or patient.
Modify treatment plans according to changes in client status.
Maintain up-to-date client records with consent forms and releases of information.
Receives immediate intra-agency referrals, discharge plans, treatment goals, diagnostic assessments, history of medication, psycho-socials in order to continue with adequate treatment planning for the client as recommended in the Discharge and Transition Plans.
 
Utilizes community resources and support to assist clients in resuming life in community or to learn to live within limits of their mental health conditions and or disability.
Participates in biweekly/monthly planning for improving health services by interpreting social factors pertinent to development of program and client needs.
 
 
Assists with screening, identification, medication management and treatment of clients.
 
Implement and record data in the practice management system.
Maintains a working knowledge of relevant mental health/substance abuse issues that impact the client and their overall treatment.
 
Adheres to the practice standards and ethical guidelines established by the agency.
 
Completes required trainings.
Maintains employee file with current documentation.
Related keywords: mental health, social worker, psychology, counselor
Schedule:
Monday to Friday
Weekends
COVID-19 considerations:
All are required to wear a mask and appropriate social distance.
Education:
Master’s (Preferred)
Work Location:
Multiple locations
Hours per week:
10-19
Typical start time:
10AM
Typical end time:
8PM
Company’s website:
In Person Sessions &
Work Remotely:
Temporarily due to COVID-19
COVID-19 Precaution(s):
Remote/In-person interview process
Personal protective equipment provided or required
Temperature screenings
Social distancing guidelines in place

Therapeutic Mentoring offers structured, one-to-one, strength-based support services between a Therapeutic Mentor and a youth (from ages 5 to 21) to support a specific goal on the child’s behavioral treatment plan such as developing social skills, interpersonal skills, problem solving strategies, or daily living skills. 

We’re looking for people with a good attitude who work well with children and young adults; strong communicators, organized, adaptable, critical thinkers with a sense of humor. Candidates who will thrive in this role are able to mentor children while also being willing to learn. Join our team in providing individualized services to support youth and young adults in reaching their treatment goals.

A.I.M is recruiting for a part-time position to work with youth and young adults with social and emotional challenges who are seeking support to manage the challenges they are facing. 

A.I.M provides a positive and therapeutically supportive service through coaching and mentoring and plays an active role in motivating and promoting the client’s achievement of their treatment goals.

A.I.M meets clients at their home and in the community at a time and place that is convenient. Day time, evening, and weekend hours are available. Meetings occur in environments that lend themselves to natural conversation – a place that’s comfortable for mentees and practical for the goals that have been identified. They can take place at home, in a coffee shop, park or while engaging in a healthy, fun, and practical activity.

Achievement and goal-oriented, Coach-Mentees. The goal is to assist the mentee to focus on getting things done, accomplishing the task at hand, and supporting success. Implementing goals or strategies identified in their mentoring plan, helping with organizing the multiple priorities of daily life or it could be doing something more fun and physical like a healthy fitness or recreational activity or job search.

About You: (Mentor)

  • You are an energetic, confident individual with a positive attitude and capable of motivating others.

  • You are relationship oriented, have a unique ability to connect with others and yet have clear, healthy boundaries.

  • You have experience holding others accountable and therefore not be conflict avoidant.

  • You have experience in behavioral healthcare, counseling, and/or working with individuals facing life challenges, on the spectrum and/or with mental illness.

  • You must be teachable, flexible, and highly dependable, with a strong sense (and demonstrated record) of personal integrity and solid work ethic.

  • You have a college degree in psychology, social work or closely related discipline or you are in process of completing your degree but have several years of relevant work experience.

  • You must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.

  • Able to hold a caseload of 5 or more mentees.

  • You must be able to complete weekly and monthly progress notes

  • Able to meet for individual and group meetings/planning 

Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree (Preferred)

  • Consistent, punctual, and flexible

  • Verbal and written English language proficiency sufficient to communicate with people we support, co-workers, and community members

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment Criminal Background Check (complete fingerprint)

  • Valid Driver’s License preferred 

  • Valid insurance (car)

  • Able to complete all assigned documentation accurately and within allotted time frames (weekly notes and monthly notes)

  • Ability to work independently and function as part of a team

  • Have good judgment and able to handle crisis situations

Job Details:

1099 (independent contractor) 

Part-time

Full time to come in near future

Salary:

Negotiable 

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