Child & Adolescent Outpatient Therapist

Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare   Roanoke, VA   Full-time     Mental Health
Posted on April 25, 2024
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$1000 Sign-on Bonus Available!

Do you have a Master's degree in Counseling or Social Work? Are you interested in counseling children and adolescents?

Therapists in our Children's Outpatient Counseling Program provide therapy to clients under the age of 18 to help them reach their treatment goals and objectives. Interventions include collaboration with family members, guardians, and others as appropriate for treatment. Therapists use many interactive therapeutic modalities, including sand tray therapy, play therapy, and art therapy.

The schedule for this position is a minimum of 40 hours/week within our clinic hours (M-Th 8:30am-7:00pm, F 8:00am-5:00pm). The selected candidate will be required to work 2 late nights per week.

What we are looking for: Suited candidates will have past work and/or practicum/internship experience with children, adolescents and families in an outpatient therapy setting. Successful candidates must be able to think outside of the box, act as a team player, flexible, and most importantly must have a good sense of humor.

License Eligible Starting Pay: $24.09/hour. Licensed Starting Pay: $31.09/hour. Additional compensation commensurate with experience.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Education: Master's degree in a human services field that fulfills the criteria for eligibility to pursue professional licensure as a professional counselor or clinical social worker in the Commonwealth of Virginia. LPC or LCSW preferred.
  • Licensure/Certifications: Required to pursue licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Virginia.
  • Safe Driving Record: No more than two moving violations in the last three years, no criminal driving violations in the last five years.
  • Background Check: Candidates who are offered a position are required to undergo a background check and drug screen.
Why work at BRBH?
  • Sign-on Bonus: New Hire and Rehires are eligible for a $1000 sign-on bonus - $500 paid at start and $500 is paid in the first paycheck after six months of employment. Current employees are not eligible for the sign-on bonus.
  • Free licensure supervision for LPC or LCSW!
  • Experience Gained: BRBH provides so many services that there are lots of opportunities to learn and grow throughout your career!
  • See the DifferenceEach day you will spend time working directly with children and making a difference for families in our community.
  • Great co-workers: Our staff work hard and support each other in a fun team atmosphere.
  • Work/Life Balance: We have a great Paid Time Off policy - 29 days annually, which starts accruing on your first day.
  • We offer great benefits, including VRS (Virginia Retirement System)! Click here for more information:
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Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare (BRBH) is one of forty Community Services Boards established under the Code of Virginia to provide comprehensive services for individuals who have mental health disorders, developmental disability, or substance use disorders.  BRBH provides multiple programs and services throughout the Roanoke Valley with over 400 employees working to provide quality care to our clients. We are proud to have served our community for over 50 years. BRBH maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. This position is located in Roanoke, VA.

Categories: Human Services/ Social Work/ Sociology/ Psychology/ Non-Profit/ Healthcare/ Social Services/ Management/ Supervisor/ Counseling/ LPC/ LCSW / License-eligible/ Resident in Counseling/ Supervisee in Social Work