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Therapist

Company: Arlington County
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

The Department of Human Services (DHS) is seeking an experienced clinician to serve as EDGE (Empowerment through Determination, Growth and Experience) Program Coordinator for the Young Adult Team. The EDGE Program Coordinator will oversee all aspects of the EDGE Program to include, but not limited to, developing curriculum, providing psychoeducational groups throughout the week, outreach and engagement of the young adult population, and incorporating guest presenters to the group, as well as planning and providing community engagement activities. The position will also have a small caseload of direct service clients. The position is in the Behavioral Healthcare Division of DHS, on the Young Adult Team, which includes clinicians, peer recovery specialist, psychiatrist, nursing, employment specialists and skills builders. The team will provide clinical mental health wrap around services to young adults between the ages of 18 to 24 who have been diagnosed with mental health needs. To learn more about our services, please visit Minimum: A Master's degree in a clinical discipline such as Counseling, Psychiatric Social Work, Psychology, or other directly related clinical discipline which required a clinical practicum prior to graduation involving diagnostic and treatment services; Licensure by the appropriate board of the Virginia Department of Health Professions, appropriate to the employee's discipline (e.g. LPC, LCP, LMFT, or LCSW) at time of employment. Substitution: Directly related higher-level clinical degrees may substitute for the Master's degree education requirement and one year of experience. In the case of this substitution, qualifying work experience must have been gained after the acquisition of the directly related higher-level clinical degree. Desirables: Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following: Providing case management/therapy services to seriously mentally ill youth in an outpatient setting; and/or Experience with developing and/or providing psychoeducation/therapy groups. A pre-employment criminal records check will be conducted. It may include checks of the following: criminal record, driving record, education, professional licensure, and credit history. You may be required to sign a release authorizing the County to obtain your background information. Applicant must possess, or obtain by the time of appointment, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place of residence or the applicant must have the ability and willingness to use alternative methods of transportation to perform assigned duties and responsibilities at locations other than the primary worksite. If the applicant possesses or acquires a license, the applicant must provide or authorize Arlington County to obtain a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent on a favorable review of the applicant's driving record. Must complete pre-hire federal background check and State of Virginia Central Registry check. Covid-19 : Arlington County Government is committed to the health, safety and wellness for all staff. In support of that commitment, all current and newly hired employees are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination. For those qualified employees with a disability or sincerely held religious belief which prohibits them from receiving a vaccine, you will be able to contact the Office of Human Rights to request a reasonable accommodation. Adherence to this policy is a condition of employment. Work Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. Some flexibility to serve clients as needed after hours. This recruitment may be used to fill similar future vacancies, of which, some may have bilingual requirements. The pay ranges listed above are effective June 19, 2022. Your responses are required and give us additional specific information that we require to evaluate your qualifications for this position. These responses are considered part of the selection process. Please do not give "see resume" as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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