Senior Counselor, Clinical Care - Homes

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 1 month ago(12/20/2021 3:50 PM)
# of Openings
1
Category
Homes
Type
Full-Time

Overview

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The counselor position will provide individual and family counseling services in order to bring the inner healing ministry of Jesus Christ to foster children in our group care homes. 

Participates on staff team:  Works closely with intake staff, Child Caring Institution (CCI) HSP’s, and house parents of WinShape Homes

 

Reports to: Clinical Director, WinShape Homes

 

Responsibilities

  • Provides individual, family, and group counseling as directed to WinShape children and parents, and work a flexible schedule that includes evenings
  • Keeps clinically professional documentation maintaining confidentiality of all clients, and maintain HIPAA (1996) compliance standards
  • Assesses, diagnoses, and builds a treatment plan for each child in care receiving counseling services
  • Participates in case consultations with Intake staff, HSPs, Case Managers, House Parents, and collaborating professionals as determined
  • Provides intensive session(s) when needed for WinShape Homes children across the states where Homes are located
  • Attends clinical treatment team meetings, WinShape Foundation, and WinShape Homes events, trainings, and retreats as assigned
  • Maintains continuing education state requirements for professional licensure
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Clinical Director

Qualifications

  • Holds a Master’s Degree, LPC, Ph.D., or Psych.D. from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Currently license for professional counseling or professional clinical mental health
  • Body of clinical knowledge and skills related to the responsibilities of the position, especially in the field of foster care, trauma, and attachment
  • Valid driver’s license and is insurable

Professional:

  • Minimum 4 years as a licensed counselor (including Masters internship)
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working clinically within child welfare indutstry
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in teambuilding and teamwork
  • Must be willing to travel in a WinShape Foundation vehicle to help children in crisis, attend workshops, seminars, and meetings
  • Experience in individual, family, and group counseling with a wide range of clients, including children

Preferred:

  • Fully licensed to counsel professionally in GA, AL, and TN
  • Trauma certification
  • Play therapy certification
  • Master’s degree from a CACREP accredited university

The Fair Labor Standards Act:  Exempt Status

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