Job Title: Licensed Professional Counselor
Job Description: Performs individual, marital, couples, group, and crisis intervention counseling to clients and patients experiencing social, emotional, and vocational difficulties. Work is performed under general supervision of the Clinical Director. Insure that clinical records are accurate, current, and meet the DBHDS licensing regulations. Inform the Clinical Director in a timely manner of all relevant clinical, and liability issues and make recommendations for any changes in procedures. Ensures the coordination of all counseling services for the client and assists with the coordination and implementation of services. Adheres to ethical standards of the counseling profession, and abides by the laws, policies, and procedures set forth by Winchester Community Mental Health Center, Inc.
Supervisor: Clinical Director/Lead Clinical Supervisor
Job Duties and responsibilities:
Provides individual, couples, group, and crisis counseling relative to personal and social problems.
Provides outreach workshops and lectures.
Maintains up-to-date files on clients.
Supervises practicum students as appropriate to level of training.
Provides license-qualifying post-degree supervision to Staff Counselors as assigned by Director.
Consults with faculty and staff concerning student needs.
Collects demographic data to maintain statistics on center usage.
Acts as liaison between client and community resources as needed.
Responsible for establishing job standards for subordinate staff and effectively evaluating staff under charge.
Minimum Education: License eligible in Virginia as a Licensed Professional Counselor or must be currently licensed in Virginia as a Licensed Professional Counselor.
Minimum Knowledge/Skills/Qualifications: Knowledge of modern counseling practices and methods and adherence to existing professional ethical standards. Ability to form and maintain effective counseling relationships with clients, to monitor client movement in the therapy process, and terminate the relationship in appropriate ways. Ability to plan, implements, evaluates, and report activities. Ability to supervise employees, providing direct training when needed.