The Center for Infant Study at the University of Maryland's Department of Psychiatry has an opening for a Counselor. The Counselor works under the supervision of a licensed professional and assists individuals and/or groups in identifying, understanding and decreasing the impact of child maltreatment and opioid use, both in the community and in an outpatient clinic setting.
This Regular, Exempt position offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Provide evidence-based, trauma-informed services to children age 0-5 and their families who have been impacted by maltreatment and opioid use
Provide trainings and information to child-serving professionals and community members on the impact of childhood trauma and opioid use on the family, using established curricula and in partnership with community health workers
Develop public education materials on the impact of opioid use and trauma on young children and families
Develop person centered treatment plans for a variety young child and family issues.
Document client(s) progress. Perform chart reviews and generate notes on evaluations, therapy sessions, reports and other accountability measures.
Provides work coordination and training to graduate and undergraduate level trainees in their clinical work.
Lead community based parenting groups on evidenced based and promising practices.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Master's in Social Work or Psychology Preferred Experience: Prior experience related to mental health services or programming. Licensure: Licensed Master Social Work - (LMSW) or Licensed Graduate professional Counselor - (LGPC) in the State of Maryland
Conditions of Employment
This position may require the selected candidate to be fingerprinted.
The Hiring Range for this position is in the high $40,000s to low $50,000s, commensurate with education and experience.
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource 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 - E3104D
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine - Psychiatry
Job Posting: Jan 14, 2020
Unposting Date: Feb 5, 2020, 4:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 136981
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
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