Odyssey Community Services, Inc.
**Suffolk, VA area**
Seeking highly motivated applicants ready to make a positive difference in peoples’ lives with great counseling, treatment planning, and documentation skills. We serve a wide population of children, adults, and families with at-risk issues including mental disorders, behavioral issues, emotional problems, and substance abuse. We aim to do everything we can to keep family systems intact by providing structured interventions and advocacy, providing help in addressing whatever individual needs of clients may be.
Counselor positions are available for our Crisis Stabilization, Intensive In-Home, Mental Health Skill-Building, and Therapeutic Day Treatment programs. We are looking for individuals who desire full time employment, consistently maintaining a full caseload of clients (4-5).
Duties and responsibilities:
--Providing direct counseling services to clients: including individual, family, children, and adults; with varying mental disorders and needs
--Assessing needs, developing treatment plans, and completing daily progress notes that accurately reflect your client’ responses to your structured interventions and progress toward treatment goals
--Working closely with clinical supervisor to develop appropriate and effective therapeutic interventions for your clients
--Must be registered as QMHP with the Virginia Department of Health Professions Board of Counseling (by the time an employment offer is made)
--One year of experience in mental health counseling with individuals with a diagnosis of mental illness
--Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field
**Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) certified candidates needed -- encouraged to apply**
**Substance abuse counseling experience and certifications preferred
**Group facilitation counseling experience preferred
**Bilingual counselors are encouraged to apply
--401-K plan with available matching
--Optima health insurance plans to cover you and your family (with available dental and vision)
--Free clinical supervision for licensure (LPC and LCSW)
--Opportunities for advancement
--A vibrant and highly supportive work environment full of individuals who are passionate about caring for others!
Odyssey Community Services, Inc. embraces the philosophy that community based, family-centered care is an important part of the successful therapeutic outcome.
Our counselors and case workers emphasize working with children, adults, and families to seek positive solutions to issues. Our training in the structural family therapy approach helps us view each child and family member individually and develop unique service plans for each client by building on their identified strengths.