Mar 19, 2024

Clinical Counselor Coordinator - MST Team

  • Horizon Behavioral Health
  • Hybrid (Lynchburg, VA, USA)
  • $55,000 - $81,293 yearly
Full time MST Supervisor

Job Description

Position Summary

The MST Clinical Coordinator will lead a multidisciplinary team providing multi-systemic therapy (MST) with youth involved in criminal activity and their families. The Clinical Coordinator's duties include providing leadership, weekly group supervision and training MST team to ensure adherence to MST principles and the MST analytic process. Also provides individual supervision as needed to target clinician competency needs and collaborates with stakeholders.

Required Education and Experience 

  • 60-hour master's degree from an accredited college/university in an applicable human services field and licensure in the State of Virginia as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner, or Licensed Clinical Psychologist
  • Three years of relevant clinical experience, including at least 2 years of experience working with persons with serious mental illness. Experience must include at least 1 year of supervisory experience in a mental health setting.
  • Licensed mental health professional in Virginia (LPC, LCP, LCSW, LMFT)

Related Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of family systems theory and application, social ecological theory and application, behavioral therapies theory and application, cognitive behavioral therapy theory and application, pragmatic family theories and application, child development research and its application in treatment, social skills assessment and intervention. Provide significant clinical experience in treating serious antisocial behavior in youth. Leadership role including hiring, performance evaluation, and holding supervisees accountable for performance. Knowledge of and adherence to existing professional ethical standards. Ability to form and maintain effective counseling relationships with clients to monitor client movement in the therapy process and terminate the therapeutic relationship in appropriate ways. Knowledge and ability to provide clinical supervision to QMHP-Es, QMHPs, interns, LMHP-Es and/or LMHPs. Ability to supervise employees, providing direct training when needed. Knowledge of an adherence to agency policies and procedures. Ability to effectively communicate orally, both in person and by telephone. Knowledge of and adherence to licensure regulations related to services provided. Ability to effectively communicate in writing and to prepare written documents. Ability to maintain a consistent and dependable work schedule. Ability to respond to emergency situations in a timely and appropriate manner. Ability to use a personal computer and other office equipment. Willing and available to work modified schedules (weekends, holidays, etc.) as required. Ability to drive and must possess a valid driver's license. May be called upon to travel to any Horizon worksite, transport clients, provide services to clients at other locations. Regular attendance at trainings and Horizon meetings may require travel to a variety of Horizon sites. Ability to participate in and successfully pass behavioral intervention training; includes both verbal de-escalation skills and physical skills techniques to be utilized with consumers as needed. 

Horizon Environment

Horizon Behavioral Health is located in the beautiful heart of Central Virginia. Whether your passions be hiking the Appalachian Trail, kayaking the James River Blueways, or a Sunday drive along the world-famous Blue Ridge Parkway, Lynchburg, VA offers small-town southern charm with an active culture of music festivals, outdoor activities, world-class performing arts and a revitalized downtown that placed it at the top of the list by as the 2019 best place for millennials to move. Horizon is also the proud recipient of Living in Lynchburg's 2021 Giving Back Award, Best of Lynchburg for Counseling Services for multiple consecutive years, and again named Best Place to Work by Lynchburg Business Magazine in 2023!

The Best Benefits for Those who Take Care of the Community

We're proud to offer some of the best benefits options in Central Virginia. Participation in the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) is exclusively for public service workers in Virginia, while several options exist for life, health, dental, and vision insurance. Emphasis on work-life balance means a generous annual leave policy ensuring time for wellness with separate time allotted for sick leave and additionally for paid holidays. Stay active with Horizon's annual wellness programs and various opportunities to interact with the community through the year. Horizon's clinical sites are NHSC/HRSA approved for clinical student loan repayment and qualify for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) and the Behavioral Health State Loan Repayment (BH-LRP) programs. If you are interested in continuing your education, working at Horizon qualifies you to receive discounts at some local universities.

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Horizon Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

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