Full Job Description
Embedded Counselor - Tier 1 (Adult)
The Counselor is a licensed mental health professional who needs to be able to perform daily duties autonomously while being supported by the organization. The Counselor will exercise discretion and independent judgment to provide proactive preventative coaching, solution focused non-medical counseling, training, and education to Service Members and their families.
This position is notional and contingent upon contract award.
Anticipated salary range of $65,000 to $75,000 annually commensurate with experience.Anticipated salary range of $65,000 to $75,000 annually commensurate with experience.
- Provide non-medical, solution focused, counseling in a variety of settings.
- Participate in organizational training and staff wellness activities geared toward clinician self care.
- Implement and administer psychoeducational training, health and wellness presentations, and consultation to the brigade/regiments command regarding behavioral health issues with a unique understanding of the military unit, cultural and mission.
- Develop and manage the complex relationships essential to positively work closely with the command personnel and leadership hierarchy providing the highest level of consultative services while maintaining professional boundaries and confidentiality related to the population being served.
- Provide individual, couple, and family assessments, brief counseling and consultation, action planning, referral resources, and follow-up as indicated.
- Enter counselor activity data daily through smart phone, web, or fax to assure that reporting is accurate from assigned installation, while preserving client/service member confidentiality.
- Foster and sustain direct, high level relationships with commanders and personnel within the assigned military unit, employing professional relationship building skills while recognizing the structure and mission of the assigned military unit.
- Responsible for the development of an exceptional working relationship with the organization leadership, installation POC (Point of Contact), unit command, installation support resources, and the command POC.
- Generate a presence within the brigade/regiment in which the unit service members and family members feel comfortable approaching the counselor, understanding the program to be confidential.
- Establish and maintain working relationships with community resources and provide appropriate referrals for service members and their families.
- Partner with POC to provide services in a manner that addresses the needs of the unit where assigned.
- Manage duty to warn and restricted reporting situations according to DoD protocol and staff cases with Regional Supervisor/Regional Director.
- Participates in other contract activities as assigned/appropriate.
- Master’s Degree from an accredited graduate program in the relevant field of study (social work, psychology, sociology, marriage/family therapy, counseling, or other relevant mental health/behavioral science field).
- Tier 1 Counselors – Must have a provisional license and working towards a valid unrestricted independent clinical license from a state, the District of Columbia, a United States territory or commonwealth that grants authority to provide counseling services as an independent practitioner in their respective field. Must obtain a valid unrestricted independent clinical license within two (2) years of hire.
- Tier 2 Counselors – Licensed at the independent practice level and may have less than two (2) years of post-graduate counseling experience.
- Tier 3 Counselors - Licensed at the independent practice level and shall have two (2) to five (5) years of post-graduate counseling experience.
- Tier 4 Counselors - Licensed at the independent practice level and shall have five (5) years or more post-graduate counseling experience
- Advanced knowledge of brief therapy and solution-focused counseling methods.
- For CONUS assignments (including Alaska and Hawaii), Counselors must hold (or obtain) license or certification in the state in which the participant is receiving services; once issued, licensure or certification must remain active and unrestricted for the duration of the assignment.
- For OCONUS assignments (excluding Alaska and Hawaii), Counselors may be licensed or certified in any state, the District of Columbia, a U.S. territory or commonwealth; licensure or certification must remain active and unrestricted for the duration of the assignment.
- Fluent in the English language (reading, writing, and speaking).
- Possess a current and valid U.S. state/territory vehicle operator’s license.
- Prior military service/military family member and/or strong familiarity with military culture.
- Desire to work in a dynamic setting that offers a variety of situations on a daily basis.
- Career passion, dedication, strong communication skills, and innovative problem-solving skills.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
- Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
- Work can involve sitting for prolonged periods of time.
- Additional considerations for Counselors include:
- Interacting in military unit actives with military members, such as physical training, unit activities, and military exercises.
- Be required to physically support summer camp activities such as, but not limited to Bike riding, canoeing, hiking, etc.
Caliburn International is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and other statuses protected by law.
Caliburn International LLC is a leading provider of professional services and solutions to U.S. federal government agencies and commercial clients. We provide consulting, engineering, medical, and environmental services as well as large scale program management in support of our core markets of national defense, international diplomacy, and homeland security client readiness. Caliburn employs over 8,000 dedicated professionals deployed across five continents.
Caliburn Medical Services supports the health and well-being of civilian and military workforce partners. We are one of the nation’s largest and most experienced providers of medical management services to international customers, the U.S. Government, and commercial clients. Our medical management solutions are technology-driven and grounded in best practices. We are committed to protecting employee, company, and partner information and we comply with all government and industry standards. For more information about Caliburn and our career opportunities, visit us at www.caliburnintl.com.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time