Lead Counselor, CTH
Hampton-Newport News CSB
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Lead Counselor, CTH
Responsible for providing technical and professional assistance to staff and individuals of the HPR-V Virginia REACH Program. Incumbent will perform clinical and coordination services to individuals with IDD and co-occurring mental or behavioral health disorders whom are enrolled in the Region V VA REACH Program. Incumbent will provide training and modeling to Therapeutic Respite Counselors in the Crisis Therapeutic Home (CTH) and in the individuals’ private residences. Ensures daily provision of critical treatment for those receiving crisis intervention services. The incumbent will assist with developing treatment goals and plans, scheduling daily activities and providing de-escalation and intervention services for behavioral concerns. The incumbent must possess the ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with the individual, their guardians, support system, and the VA REACH Respite Team regarding any significant events, the individual’s needs, and their response to the intervention. Monitors daily activities and provides documentation regarding the progress of individuals to whom assigned. Trains and monitors staff with documentation requirements to ensure Medicaid and Licensure requirements are consistently maintained.
Work Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Master's Degree required in Human Services (Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or Counseling) and at least one (1) year of experience providing clinical services to adults with serious mental illness or emotionally impaired, including some experience working with adults with intellectual disabilities.
Valid Virginia Driver's License. Please submit your Department of Motor Vehicle driving record current within the last 60 days.
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