Full-time

Vienna, VA 22180

Description

Job Description:

The Leidos Military & Veterans Health Solutions Group is sourcing candidates for our PACAF Adolescent Support and Counseling Services (ASACS) program.  This program implements a community-based adolescent support and counseling program for the adolescent dependents of U.S. Service members at U.S Military installations in the Pacific Rim.  The essential clinical services include assessment, early intervention, and counseling services for adolescents and their families for AOD and other behavioral health risk factors.  The essential prevention and education aspect of the role includes classroom education for adolescents, in-service training to community agencies, community education, screening for and facilitation of prevention support groups for youth from high-risk environments and participation in community awareness campaigns.  Length of initial assignment is 3 years, followed by options to renew annually for the duration of the contract.

Position not located in USA, relocation to Japan is required expat status.

Candidate MUST possess a valid State Clinical License – LCSW at the independent level OR Ph.D/Psy.D. Clinical Psychologist

Primary Responsibilities

Counselor Duties Include:

  • Developing and implementing a community-based adolescent substance abuse prevention and treatment program

  • Interfacing and networking with military branches and the community to identify adolescents in need of services

  • Supporting family quality of life by offering individual, group and family counseling

  • Intake, screening, assessment, and management of case load

  • Provide AOD training and specialized education on a variety of topics

  • Treatment planning, discharge, records management, and continuing care planning for caseload

  • Participation in quality assurance

  • Case record management and documentation

  • Securing and maintaining written referral agreements with all community agencies and briefing referral agencies about the ASACS program

Basic Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Social Work

  • Valid State Clinical License – LCSW at the independent level OR Ph.D/Psy.D. Clinical Psychologist

  • Three (3) years of full-time clinical experience including two (2) years of experience in treatment of adolescent substance abuse

  • The possession of or eligibility for a state or national alcohol and drug counseling (AOD) certification

  • Candidates must be creative and skilled in prevention education, community referral agreements, and program marketing

  • Possess intermediate competency with word processing, using simple databases/email systems and managing files electronically

  • Must hold a current US driver’s license and be eligible to obtain a US military ID card, credentialing at military hospital and approval by client

  • Acquire favorable results on Federal Background Investigation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of risk management and program development experience is a plus.

Pay Range:

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Posting ID: 746607779 Posted: 2022-08-06 Job Title: Adolescent Support Counselor Lcsw