National Counseling Group (NCG) is the premier provider of community-based behavioral health services in Virginia, with over 20 offices across the Commonwealth. We specialize in home-based counseling, crisis stabilization, mental health skill-building, school-based treatment and outpatient counseling.
We are seeking a full-time licensed Outpatient Therapist in the Newport News, VA area to provide assessments and treatment to children, adolescents, and adults with identified mental health or substance abuse diagnoses. Therapists must be willing to consult with other mental health professionals in order to provide effective courses of treatment so that we may improve our patients’ quality of life. Our agency provides credentialing, billing, intake support and year-round trainings, which some meet the CEU requirements. Special attributes must include; strong writing skills and above and beyond customer service. Paneled with insurance companies preferred.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manages a small caseload of client families, providing services on an intensive basis and utilizing short-term, solution focused treatment strategies
Prepares written diagnostic assessments, assessing clients from multiple perspectives, including family functioning, psychological/emotional, social, academic, medical, behavioral, substance abuse, skills, strengths, barriers to economic self-sufficiency, treatment history, and others, and utilizing various assessment instruments
Facilitates wraparound team meetings to enlist existing supports in determining and meeting service objectives and to identify additional resources and supports
Prepares written service plan, incorporating input from clients, involved service providers, and wraparound team members, and clearly identifying problem areas and needs, strategies, and service objectives
Responds to crisis situations with twenty-four hour a day availability
Attends court hearings when families are court-involved and presents testimony and treatment recommendations as requested by attorneys, referral source, the court, or clients
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Licensed in Virginia
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
- Pay Type Salary
- Required Education Master’s Degree
- Newport News, VA, USA