The Clinical Counselor’s function is to provide evidence-based, trauma-informed assessment, treatment planning, and intervention services to children and families involved or at-risk for involvement with Florida’s child welfare system.  Overall, the Clinical Counselor contributes to the All Star Children’s Foundation’s (ASCF) high performance culture by exhibiting our values and providing quality results that keep ASCF as the premier provider of trauma-informed services to every child and family.

A successful candidate will have the following minimum qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Human Services or related field (e.g., Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, etc.)
  • Licensure as a Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor, or Qualified Supervisor in Florida, or eligibility for one of these licensures
  • Two years of post-master’s supervised experience under the supervision of a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • Experience providing evidence-based, trauma-informed intervention services to children and families
  • Certification or advanced training in evidence-based trauma treatments (e.g., TF-CBT, PCIT, ARC, CPP, etc.) (preferred)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Delivers evidence-based, trauma-informed services in outpatient and home-based settings.
  • Fully participates in training and achieves certification for identified evidence-based trauma interventions.
  • Conducts intake and assessment procedures in accordance with ASCF protocols and procedures. Re-administers assessment measures in accordance with research protocols.
  • Completes accurate, timely clinical documentation of the highest quality and consistent with agency standards and insurance rules and regulations.
  • Participates in weekly interdisciplinary case planning meetings.
  • Performs case management duties and coordinates client care with identified partners, such as the school system, Department of Children and Families, and Guardian Ad Litems.
  • Facilitates a therapeutic transition and a positive placement for each client.
  • Attends supervision and continuing education sessions as required.
  • Prepares and conducts agency-wide, program-specific, or community training as directed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.

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