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Licensed Social Worker/Licensed Professional Counselor - Youth Program

Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc. (MIRCI) Columbia, SC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

LICENSED SOCIAL WORKER/LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR - YOUTH PROGRAM

Function: Under limited supervision provides specialized clinical services, including the provision of individual and group counseling of an advanced nature for youth/young adults who have experienced severe and persistent mental illness, trauma, and/or emotional problems participating in a Behavioral Health setting. The licensed Professional Counselor will report directly to the Youth Services Director.

Employee Classification: Considered professional, exempt position that is regular full-time.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participates in treatment team meetings on a daily basis.
  • Provides case management to youth accessing drop-in center to help meet basic needs.
  • Provides emergency services including, but not limited to, crisis intervention and assessments, and during after-hours rotation.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Provides group, individual and psychosocial rehabilitative services.
  • Provides documentation of services provided within 24 hours of service.
  • Coordinates, plans, and implements regularly scheduled groups and activities for clients.
  • Performs array of clinical functions to assist clients in recovery.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of methods, principles and practices of clinical counseling.
  • Extensive knowledge of psychopathology and patient management within a psychiatric setting.
  • Extensive knowledge of group dynamics and human development.
  • Ability to evaluate counselor skills and program needs and to apply counseling theory in a clinical setting.
  • Some knowledge of basic health and welfare services provided by other public and private agencies.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective contact with individuals, families and representatives of other professional disciplines.
  • Knowledge of individual and group behavioral traits.
  • Knowledge of trauma-informed care.
  • Some knowledge of the techniques of interviewing and counseling.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly, both orally and in writing.

Qualifications: A Master’s Degree from an Accredited School of Counseling, Social Work or Mental Health. Must have a SC Licensure of LPC, LPC-I, LISW-CP, or LMSW and 2 years of experience in a clinical counseling program. Must have a valid SC driver’s license and a good driving record. Must be certifiable in defensive driving and Standard CPR/1st-Aid. Training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is preferred.

Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc. (MIRCI)

Why Work Here?

Awesome and caring people in a teamwork focused atmosphere!

MIRCI – the Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc. – is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization that assists individuals with mental illness to recover in the areas of their lives impacted by their illness through housing, behavioral healthcare, and assistance with obtaining and managing their disability income.

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