Intensive In-Home Services Counselor *$1000 Hiring Bonus*
Location: Shenandoah, VA
Since our inception in 1992, Family Preservation Services (FPS) of Virginia has been a leader and innovator in the development of community-based services here in the Commonwealth of Virginia. FPS of Virginia currently operates 30 office sites, each designed to meet the unique needs of each community through the integration and use of evidence based and trauma-informed practices.
With more than 900 employees servicing more than 3,000 individuals and families each year, FPS is the largest private provider of community based services in Virginia.
As a leader in the area of mental health and behavioral health services, Family Preservation Services of Virginia, with the support and collective expertise of our global parent company, Pathways by Molina, will continue our commitment to promoting positive change in the individuals, families and communities we impact each day.
FPS is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.
The In-Home Counselor provides direct services to include: treatment plan development and implementation with children and families and counseling and parent skill training, through the use of proper therapeutic interventions. The In Home Counselor works independently in clients’ home and other community settings, utilizing creative clinical interventions based on best practice models and learned counseling techniques to work effectively with children and families.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
The In Home Counselor must be able to be credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Professional which requires: Possession of a Master’s degree or a Bachelor’s Degree from an approved college or university in a Human Services discipline (i.e. counseling; mental health; social work; marriage and family counseling; psychology; educational psychology; vocational counseling; sociology; psychiatric rehabilitation; child, family and community services; early childhood development; guidance and counseling; home economics – child and family services; human development; human service administration; school (education) psychology; human relations; counseling psychology; community counseling; cognitive science; clinical psychology; special education; child development; healthcare counseling; human services; human services counseling; human development; health psychology; social science; divinity/pastoral care/pastoral counseling; any other degree with a demonstrated concentration of study in psychology, social work, or mental health discipline) AND a minimum of one year of verified direct work experience, acquired working with children/adolescents and families in a therapeutic treatment environment.