Family Counselor jobs in the United States

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Family counselor
  • Seneca Family of Agencies
  • Salinas, CA FULL_TIME
  • Overview

    The Support Counselor provides family-based mental health support, crisis intervention, and case management services to children and families The primary role is to provide support to children in order to allow them to learn and practice prosocial behavior, problem solving, and coping skills.

    Support Counselors are members of a treatment team, and provide services almost exclusively in the community : in families' homes, group homes, foster homes, schools, etc.

    Responsibilities include : direct services to children and their families, completion of documentation, participation on multidisciplinary teams, providing strength-based and culturally competent services, resource linkage, and flexibility to work evenings and weekends.

    ABOUT SENECA

    Seneca Family of Agencies is a non-profit with a simple but powerful mission : to help children and families through the most difficult times of their lives.

    Since then, Seneca provides a broad continuum of permanency, mental health, education, and juvenile justice services, which today reach over 18,000 youth and families throughout California and Washington State each year.

    The agency’s growth has been guided by a commitment to our Unconditional Care model doing whatever it takes to help children and families thrive, even when faced with tremendous challenges.

    Seneca is committed to supporting historically underrepresented communities and informing agency policies and practices through its agency-wide and DEI Advisory Board.

    Seneca is committed to fostering an agency culture that is welcoming, cooperative, and inclusive of diverse peoples and worldviews.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide non-judgmental, unconditional support to children and families
    • Provide counseling and case management services to ensure the successful transition of clients and their families to community-based resources
    • Work with their treatment team to provide crisis interventions and other mental health services as needed in client homes and in the community
    • Meet weekly with designated clients on a consistent basis to further treatment goals
    • Assist with planning for transportation arrangements for school, therapy appointments, and court hearings
    • Participate in all treatment reviews, program staff meetings, and work in coordination to participate in all functions of the Child and Family Team, including : planning meetings, assisting in designing treatment plans, and other casework duties as needed
    • Participate in individual / group supervision with the Wraparound Supervisor
    • Complete accurate and timely documentation and paperwork including, but not limited to, mental health notes, incident reports, time sheets, and mileage
    • Maintain professional behavior at all times, appropriately representing Seneca's mission
    • Establish and sustain effective channels of communication with coworkers, clients, and all internal and external stakeholders
    • Maintain a flexible schedule, which includes evenings and possible weekend days
    • Complete and attend all required trainings

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in a social service related field
    • 1 year experience in working with emotionally disturbed children in out of home care, preferred
    • Own vehicle, California driver's license, and insurance
    • Ability to work as a team player, with diverse population and demonstrates cultural competency
    • Must be organized, creative, self-motivated, detail oriented, and driven by excellence
    • Possess proficient written and verbal communication skills, including business corresponding knowledge and etiquette
    • Bilingual skills desired (English / Spanish and / or Trique)

    Schedule

    Full-timeMonday - Friday9 : 00 AM - 5 : 00 PM, with some evening / weekend flexibility required

    Benefits

    • $21.63 - $24.13 per hour depending on experience
    • Additional compensation provided upon passing bilingual language proficiency exam.
    • Mileage reimbursement.
    • 5 weeks of PTO and 11 paid holidays.
    • Seneca is a certified employer.
    • Training stipend and professional development opportunities.
    • Opportunities to develop specialized skills, including clinical supervision and evidence-based practices.
    • Abundant promotional opportunities across the agency in California and Washington.

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    Last updated : 2024-04-14

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Family Counselor
  • Family Life Counseling and psychiatric services
  • Mansfield, OH PART_TIME
  • Family Counselor Job Description Licensed in either social work, counseling, or marriage and family therapy (LSW, LPC, LPCC, LISW, MFT, IMFT) Comfortable providing a treatment model that is highly dir...
  • 25 Days Ago

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Counselor
  • Preferred Family Healthcare
  • St. Louis, MO FULL_TIME
  • We’re a Good Family to Know: Preferred Family Healthcare (PFH) is a community-based healthcare organization that offers a full array of integrated services, serving more than 100,000 individuals each ...
  • 14 Days Ago

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Counselor
  • Hoyleton Youth and Family Services
  • Fairview, IL FULL_TIME
  • Hoyleton Youth and Family Services is seeking a dedicated individual to join our team as a full-time Crisis Counselor Specialist in Fairview Heights, IL. We offer competitive pay ranging from $20 to $...
  • 18 Days Ago

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COUNSELOR
  • Family Service League Inc.
  • Bay Shore, NY OTHER
  • Established in 1926, Family Service League is a social services agency who provides comprehensive services to individuals, children, and families to improve the quality of their lives at home, in the ...
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COUNSELOR
  • Family Service League Inc.
  • Riverhead, NY OTHER
  • Established in 1926, Family Service League is a social services agency who provides comprehensive services to individuals, children, and families to improve the quality of their lives at home, in the ...
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Military and Family Life Counselor- Child Youth
  • Magellan Health Services
  • Fort Myer, VA
  • Must hold a Virginia Independent license such as LPC, LCSW, LMFT Provides the full breadth of Child and Youth Behavioral...
  • 7/22/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Military and Family Life Counselor- Child Youth
  • Magellan Health, Inc.
  • Fort Myer, VA
  • Must hold a Virginia Independent license such as LPC, LCSW, LMFT Provides the full breadth of Child and Youth Behavioral...
  • 7/21/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Military Family Life Counselor
  • Magellan Health, Inc.
  • Frederick, MD
  • This position is in support of Child/Youth at Fort Detrick military base in Maryland; candidate must be local to the mil...
  • 7/21/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Substance Use Specialist, Assertive Community Treatment
  • Catholic Charities of the Archidiocese of Washington
  • Washington, DC
  • ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW: At Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, your knowledge and service in areas such ...
  • 7/19/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Military Family Life Counselor
  • Magellan Health Services
  • Frederick, MD
  • This position is in support of Child/Youth at Fort Detrick military base in Maryland; candidate must be local to the mil...
  • 7/19/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Mental Health Associate
  • Rivermont Schools
  • Sterling, VA
  • Do you have a passion for education and being a part of a mission-driven organization? Do you want to join a fast-growin...
  • 7/19/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Financial Aid Counselor
  • The George Washington University
  • Ashburn, VA
  • I. JOB OVERVIEW Job Description Summary: The Office of Enrollment and Student Success (ESS) is a mission-driven organiza...
  • 7/18/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Senior Financial Aid Counselor
  • The George Washington University
  • Ashburn, VA
  • I. JOB OVERVIEW Job Description Summary: The Office of Enrollment and Student Success (ESS) is a mission-driven organiza...
  • 7/18/2024 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Family Counselor jobs
$39,151 to $50,824