Clinical Counselor

Employment Status:  Full-Time
Salary Range: Based on experience

ASCF is looking for an experienced Clinical Counselor to provide evidence-based, trauma-informed assessment, treatment planning, and intervention services to children and families involved with Florida’s child welfare system. Overall, the Clinical Counselor contributes to the 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
  • At least 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.)
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Proficiency in electronic health record documentation that follows Medicaid standards
  • Enjoys working as part of a multi-disciplinary team throughout a client’s clinical journey
  • Knowledge of child abuse and neglect and the child welfare system
  • Experience as a Comprehensive Behavioral Health Assessor a plus
  • Candidates will be required to undergo and successfully pass a background check and drug screening prior to employment.

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 Comprehensive Behavioral Health Assessment/intakes 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 clinical 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.
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