The Outpatient Counselor will provide the following services to clients: in-depth assessments, screening for potential services, bio-psychosocial evaluations, limited functional assessments, treatment plan development, treatment plan reviews, individual and
family therapy, group therapy, behavioral health day services therapy, psychosocial rehabilitation services, therapeutic group care services. To consistently exercise discretion and independent judgment while utilizing advanced knowledge in the Human Services
field to provide the highest quality individualized, integrated mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring services to individuals and their families based on the individualized plan. To act as a lead direct care provider to others in the division/program
and to consult and mentor Bachelor’s Level Direct Care employees and Behavioral Technicians on provision of care issues. To exercise discretion and independent judgment, while utilizing advanced knowledge in the field of human services, to perform the following
functions: Interview, gather and interpret clinical data on assigned clients and then analyze data considering the client’s age, developmental level, treatment readiness, stage of change, gender, and cultural background and complete a thorough interpretive
summary of client’s current state of being. Assess assigned clients for co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. UA and BA responsibilities as requested per program protocol’s
- Master’s Degree in psychology, social work, counseling, rehabilitation, or a related human services field (a related human services field is one in which major course work includes the study of human behavior and development)
- At least two year(s) experience working with children, adolescents and adults who have mental health, substance abuse and/or co-occurring disorders or developmental disabilities.
OR Verification of completion of a Master’s program internship at Lakeview Center, Inc. or another mental health and/or substance abuse treatment provider, through an accredited counseling program can be substituted for the two (2) years of
post graduate experience.
- Must be able to provide individualized, integrated mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring services to meet the needs of individuals served and their families
- Must be able to use a computer
- Must be able to pass a background check
- Must have a valid driver’s license
- These responsibilities do not reflect all duties the incumbent will be required to perform. This description serves as an overview only. Salary is based on experience.
Interested applicants please visit www.elakeviewcenter.org and complete the on-line application. If you require additional assistance, please call Human Resources at 850-469-3729.
Lakeview Center is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free/Nicotine Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING/NICOTINE TESTING REQUIRED.