This individual serves in a clinical capacity as a Primary Counselor and carries an assigned caseload consisting of children, adolescents and/or adults with behavioral and mental health issues. Service provision includes evaluative services, clinical treatment, therapeutic interventions and discharge planning, as well as monitoring client progress related to psychotropic medication. Consultation with referral sources and completing progress reports is necessary, as indicated. Individual and family therapy are the core clinical offerings of this position. This position includes providing services at schools and licensed satellite locations, which will require acting as the agency liaison as indicated.
This position includes treatment of individuals including children adolescents and with mental health issues and requires the expertise of a clinician trained and experienced in Play Therapy, Parenting Counseling and additional treatment and engagement strategies. It is required that this Counselor demonstrate competency with regard to planning treatment for varied problematic and complicated individual and family issues. The minimum of a Master’s Degree in Psychology, Clinical Counseling, Social Work or other related Human Services concentration is necessary, accompanied by New Jersey licensure or eligibility. Furthermore, this Counselor needs to demonstrate proficiency in Individual, group and family therapy. Other required skills include being able to conduct a diagnostic interview toward the development of a relevant treatment plan. Also needed is the ability to speak and write in a clear and concise manner. Additionally, this position requires an individual, who is a good team player. Demonstration of a high level of cultural competence, sensitivity and responsiveness is also necessary.