Clinical Counselor – Camden Office

Posted 11 months ago

Job Title: Counselor, Mobile – Camden/Oneida County area
Reports To: Director, EAP/Clinical
Employment Status: Part Time

Job Summary
Counselor will be expected to be a member of the Camden interdisciplinary team, and to have flexibility to provide in-person service at the Camden satellite and on occasion, Rome office locations as needed.

Under the supervision of the Director of EAP/Clinical Services, counselor will provide specialized counseling services to identified families in the community and in the home.  Counselor will receive intakes through referrals from identified sources.  Family/group trauma-informed assessments and intensive solution-focused individual/family counseling will be provided by counselor. Counselor will assist with making longer-term referrals for families. The work is client-centered with services provided in a flexible hybrid format that includes some face to face counseling and tele counseling supports as needed.

Specialized clinical supervision is provided at no cost for individuals seeking licensure, such as those seeking licensure for Master Social Worker (LMSW), Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), and Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC).

• Travel to client meeting sites in the community, including home visits.
• Works with clients; develops service plan with client by establishing presenting problem and an action plan to address it.
• Works with client to carry out plan using in-house services, or makes appropriate referral and provides follow up.
• Obtains services for unmet client needs by initiating referrals to community resources.
• Coordinates client care with referral providers and agencies.
• Fulfills the special requirements identified by the supervisors as it relates to work sites, number of evening hours worked, special funding source requirements, and productivity goals.
• Maintains relationships with other providers and partners.
• Contributes to team effort by performing other duties as assigned or those duties requested.
• Maintains accurate client records and statistics.
• Maintains confidentiality of all clients.
• Abides by NASW Code of Ethics.
• Maintains and promotes positive work environment.

Qualifications & Preferred Skills:
• Required: Master’s degree in social work, mental health counseling, or marriage and family therapy from an accredited institution and minimum one year of study or work experience serving families with trauma or trauma studies. Must be on a demonstrated track to obtain licensure as a professional goal. Preferred: licensure in the above.
• Professional social work and/or family systems study or experience.
• A commitment to human services as a profession.
• An understanding of and commitment to the ethical duties of social work.
• Sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural diversity.
• Current & valid NYS drivers’ license.

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