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Bilingual Mental Health Therapist - LGPC, LPC, or LICSW

COMMUNITY ADVOCATES FOR FAMILY & YO Upper Marlboro, MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $35,000 to $48,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental

We are seeking a Mental Health Therapist to join our team! Our professional services organization needs a motivated, licensed graduate or licensed professional Counselor to help our clients build coping mechanisms for trauma, stress and deal with issues that affect their mental health and well-being. You’ll work as part of a team Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Case Managers working holistically, using a wellness model which highlights and encourages our client’s strengths. The ideal candidate will provide personalized plans designed to help our clients and survivors of crime meet their short and long-term personal goals.

Focused on self-care, our typical 4-day work schedule is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Thursday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., with the occasional weekend meetings or crisis appointment.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with individuals, groups, couples, families, and communities to improve mental health and assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life and making changes.
  • Encourage clients to express and discuss emotions and experiences and help to develop insight into themselves and their relationships.
  • Examine issues including substance abuse, aging, bullying, anger management, careers, depression, relationships, LGBTQ issues, self-image, stress and suicide
  • Help clients define goals, plan action and gain insight
  • Participate in crisis in-home visitation program.
  • Develop, prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports
  • Work with assigned case managers in order to coordinate other required services.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s level degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling
  • Maryland Licensed as LGPC, LICSW or LPC - Bilingual Counselors are needed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to empathize with clients
  • Ability to leverage internal and external resources as part of a client treatment plan
  • 1-2 years of experience in mental health counseling or other related fields
  • Knowledge or sand, play and or trauma-focused modalities a plus
  • Ability to build rapport with clients

COMMUNITY ADVOCATES FOR FAMILY & YO

Why Work Here?

Awesome Owner, flexible schedule, meeting a growing need.

CAFY Counseling & Family Center is a full-service behavioral center working with those impacted, affected, or harmed by trauma and crime. Serving those in need starting at age 5+. Using CBT, Art, Sand, Play and Music therapy we seek to meet those in need where they are. CAFY was voted Employer of Year in 2017 for our focus on self-care and the welfare of our team. Join a team excited about making an impact on resident we serve.

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1300 Caraway Court; Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Upper Marlboro, MD
USA

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