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Description/Job Summary


The Licensed Outpatient Counselor will 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 non-licensed Master’s Level Direct Care employees, Bachelor’s Level Direct Care employees, and Behavioral Technicians on provision of care issues. To conduct case staffings with other direct care providers in division/program and to exercise discretion and independent judgment, while utilizing advanced knowledge in the human services field, to provide case specific consultation and professional insight as deemed necessary, and to assist other staff in coming up with appropriate treatment and services for their individual clients. To systematically and regularly conduct quality record reviews of documentation prepared by Bachelor’s Level Direct Care employees and Behavioral Technicians / Peer Specialist. To 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, psychosocial rehabilitation services, brief behavioral health exams. To exercise discretion and independent judgment, while utilizing advanced knowledge in the field of human services.


  • 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 (2) two years experience working  with children over 5, adolescents and adults who have mental health, substance abuse and/or co-occurring disorders or developmental disabilities in the field of Psychology and Counseling.
  • Valid FL license as LCSW, LMHC, LMFT or Certified through the Florida Certification Board as Addiction Professional (Substance Abuse Services Only)
  • Must be eligible to participate in state or federally funded programs such as Medicaid
  • 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 Florida Driver’s license
  • Must be insurable under LCI’s automobile plan
  • Must be able to travel locally to clients’ homes, training locations and other locations as necessary

To Apply

Interested applicants please visit 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

  • in the field of Psychology and Counseling or related field
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