Military Adult, Child Youth and School Therapist
Company: Magellan Health
Location: Fort Lee
Posted on: August 6, 2022
In this position you will work as a Military Adult Therapist.
Both full time and part time positions available. You must hold a
VA independent license such as Licensed Professional Counselor
(LPC) Licensed Counselor Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Marriage
Family Therapist (LMFT) and be local to the installation.
Relocation assistance may be available.Primary responsibility to
provide the full breadth of MFLC (Military Family Life Counseling)
counseling services to military service members and their families
at military installations. Services include non- medical,
short-term, walk-around counseling, training/health and wellness
presentations, provision of health fairs, and consultation to
installation command regarding behavioral health issues. Works
closely with the installation and military branch Points of Contact
(POC) to assure that the program is provided within scope and meets
the needs of the installation.
- Provides non-medical, short-term, solution focused, walk-around
counseling directly to service and family members. Services include
assessment, brief counseling and consultation, action planning,
referral to resources (assuring linkage as appropriate), and
follow-up as indicated.
- Delivers training and health and wellness presentations,
participates in health fairs and other base/installation activities
- Enters counselor activity data on a daily basis through smart
phone, or web application, to assure that reporting is accurate
from assigned installation, while maintaining client/service member
- Creates a presence on the installation in which the service and
family members feel comfortable approaching the counselor and
recognize the program to be confidential. Establishes and maintains
working relationships with community resources and provides
appropriate linkages for service members and their families.
Partners with POC to provide MFLC services in a manner that
addresses the needs of the installation. Develops an effective and
professional working relationship with the installation POC.
- Provides MFLC response to critical incidents, surge and on
demand events, and special requests as directed by the POC and
approved by the Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD) program
manager. Counselor will flex schedule to respond to urgent requests
- Manages duty to warn and restricted reporting situations
according to Department of Defense (DoD) protocol and staffs the
cases with Regional Supervisor/Regional Director.
- Communicates with Regional Supervisors and participates in
regular individual and group supervision, sharing information
regarding trends and issues on the installations to which the
counselor is assigned.
- Participates in regular in-services/training, Quality
Improvement committees or other contract activities as
assigned/appropriate. Other Job Requirements ResponsibilitiesMaster
s Degree from an accredited Graduate Program in a Mental
Valid unrestricted counseling license from a State, District of
Columbia, US Territory or Commonwealth that grants authority to
provide counseling services as an independent practitioner. For
assignments within the 50 states, counselors shall be licensed or
certified in the state in which the MFLC is providing client
A minimum of two years of post-masters licensure counseling
supervised clinical experience.
Requires ability to engage and communicate with military members or
children as assigned, in order to accomplish job functions, and to
respond quickly to emergent situations in any physical location on
a military installation and/or within a school setting, which
includes the need to traverse short and/or long distances within
the base to both indoor and outdoor locations, to maneuver through
rugged, outdoor or uneven locations (e.g., steep inclines, stairs,
grass), and work in outdoor weather and other military base
May require travel to locations outside of a military base in a
variety of physical environments.
Due to the nature of working on military installations or related
worksites, counselors may need to comply with various site specific
requirements to work at designated locations. For example, for some
assignments, counselors will need to have certain immunizations or
vaccinations and provide record of receipt.
Ability to prove US Citizenship and must be fluent in English.
Understanding, sensitivity and empathy for service members and
their families. Ability 36 to develop trusting, helping
relationships. Ability to work with individuals and families 37
from diverse racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Prior military service/military family member and/or strong
familiarity with military culture and command structure; ability to
establish productive relationships with high ranking military
Prior services as MFLC and/or CYB counselor strongly preferred.
Pass a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) Clearance and an
Installation Records Check (IRC), Criminal Background Check and FBI
Vehicle Operator's License Requirement: Unless specifically waived
by the FEDSIM COR, all contractor personnel providing counseling
support at Government locations shall possess a valid U.S. state
vehicle operator s license. As a condition for employment under
this contract, contractor personnel may be required to pass all
tests for and obtain a U.S. military vehicle operator s permit for
commercial sedans and similar, for use at Temporary Duty (TDY)
locations, if required. General Job Information TitleMilitary
Adult, Child Youth and School TherapistGradeMFLC Tier 3 Work
Experience - Required Clinical Work Experience - Preferred
Education - Required Masters - Behavioral Health, Masters - Social
Work Education - Preferred License and Certifications - Required
Current licensure required for this position that meets State,
Commonwealth or customer-specific requirements - Care Mgmt, DL -
Driver License, Valid In State - Other, Must be an independently
licensed behavioral health clinician - Care Mgmt License and
Certifications - Preferred Magellan Health, Inc. is proud to be an
Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace.
EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.Every employee must understand, comply with
and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls
unique to their position; and comply with all applicable legal,
regulatory, and contractual requirements and internal policies and
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