The Department of Pediatrics is recruiting for a Senior Counselor to work in the Division of Child Protection/Center for Families. The Senior Counselor works independently with victims of child maltreatment to help them to manage and overcome a range of psychological and emotional issues.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to eligible employees. This position offers a leave package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and observed holidays, 15 sick days, and 3 personal days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; professional learning and development opportunities; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Assess risk by screening and interviewing clients. Identify psychosocial condition and needs, and determine best course of therapeutic treatment.
Evaluate, refer, and counsel patients to assess needs and address issues.
Development of treatment plans and healthcare evaluations for a variety client issues.
Document client(s) progress. Perform chart reviews and generates notes on evaluations, therapy sessions, reports and other accountability measures.
Provide training, guidance, and support to colleagues who are not fully licensed as mental health providers (e.g., LGSW/LGPC, graduate trainees).
Assist in development of policies, protocols, or procedures as requested.
May be responsible for review and submission of authorized documentation for reimbursement per licensure.
May supervise other counselors, interns, students, or employees per licensure.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Masters of Social Work or Psychology.
Experience: One (1) year of post-licensure experience in related area of treatment including responsibility for training, work coordination, and monitoring the work of others.
Licensure/Certification: Licensed as Certified Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Certified Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the State of Maryland.
Other: No substitution of experience for minimum education requirement.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience.
If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E3104E
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Medicine - Pediatrics
Job Posting: Aug 14, 2019
Unposting Date: Aug 29, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 130701
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