Part-Time Mobile Crisis Counselor

National Counseling Group
Annandale, VA
Nov 23, 2021
Dec 04, 2021
Full Time
National Counseling Group (NCG, an ncgCARE, Inc. partner) is the premier provider of community-based behavioral health services in the Commonwealth of Virginia. NCG is seeking dynamic, and dedicated individuals who want to grow their behavioral health careers and become part of an amazing team of professionals serving others.NCG is seeking qualified part-time Mobile Crisis Counselors to provide community-based crisis intervention services throughout the Northern Virginia area.National Counseling Group offers its employees:Competitive payQuality BenefitsAdvancement & Training OpportunitiesWe are seeking part-time Mobile Crisis Counselors to provide the following services:Provide community based mobile crisis intervention and case management services to families within the community who are suffering from psychotic crises with the sole purpose of providing stabilization and preventing hospitalization.Provide assessment, treatment planning, direct counseling, case management, discharge planning and follow-up to families experiencing mental health crises.Will have scheduled and flexible availability, as well as weekly on-call rotation to facilitate 24-hour coverage.Provide comprehensive written and verbal documentation as required.Work individually and within a team setting.Travel throughout community and potentially to local sites (Loudoun County, Fairfax, Alexandria, Prince William County & Arlington)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.Functions with autonomy and makes decisions without direct immediate supervision with regard to the treatment of clients.Provides direct clinical services to clients, including individual, family, couple, and group counseling, and issue-specific or educational groups (parenting skills, anger management, substance abuse interventions).Responds to crisis situations with twenty-four hour a day availability.Documents case activities for both clinical and billing purposes.Prepares progress reports as required by referral source or service purchaser.Collaborates and coordinates with other case involved service providers and professionals, such as attorneys, school personnel, social workers, and probation counselors.Links clients with external programs or services, such as health services, recreational activities, financial resources, employment resources, AA/NA groups, transportation resources, and others.Attends court hearings when families are court-involved and presents testimony and treatment recommendations as requested by attorneys, referral source, the court, or clients.Works with Program Manager to increase effectiveness of therapeutic interventions.Prepares written Discharge Summary and Plan.Apprises Program Manager of work load, case activity, service barriers, and procedural problems in staff and one-on-one meetings.Follows all HIPAA regulations as it relates to clients of NCG.Participates in comprehensive experiential and competency-based training specific to Crisis Stabilization.ExperienceRequired1 year(s): Ability to work with children or adultsEducationPreferredBachelors or betterLicenses & CertificationsPreferredRes in Counseling (VA)Z - QMHP-AZ - QMHP-CEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)