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Bilingual Mental Health Therapist

Company: Health Care Recruiters International
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Bilingual Therapist - Home Study & Post Release Services*Licensed and Therapists Eligible for Licensure Able to Apply!!!*Community Based ProgramsW2-Hybrid PositionTravel Required\*\*MUST BE \*\* Fluent in both English and SpanishNights and Weekend availability needed for On-CallAlexandria, VAHealthCare Recruiters International is currently seeking a Post Release Services Therapist. This therapist will provide community-based individual and family therapy to recently migrated children, adolescents, and their families. The Therapist is responsible for delivering culturally competent services that consist of mental health assessments, screening for human trafficking concerns, crisis intervention and support services and psychoeducational support groups for recently migrated youth as they adjust to life in the United States. The Therapist supports the delivery of Board of Child Care's (BCC) trauma responsive model by collaborating with the Post Release Services case management team to ensure the youth and their caregivers receive comprehensive services and are connected to both formal and informal resources in their community. - Mental Health Therapist is Responsible for providing comprehensive mental health services, including individual and family counseling and psychoeducational support to recently migrated youth who have recently been reunified with family members (Sponsors) in the community. - Mental Health Therapist is Collaborates with youth, family/sponsor and case management team to establish short term goals and objectives ensuring that the plan demonstrates youth and family voice and includes clear needs statements, strength-based strategies, and outcomes that are measurable, specific and designed to improve the youth's overall mental health and well-being. - Mental Health Therapist is Conducts in-person visits and clinical meetings with clients in their homes on a weekly basis for at least the first 30 days of case assignment, and/or longer as needed based on individual clients' psychosocial needs. - Mental Health Therapist is Maintains regular monthly contacts with clients for a minimum of 6 months after weekly services have been discontinued. - Mental Health Therapist Provides in person support to clients as they navigate stressful and/or traumatic experiences. This may include but is not limited to attending psychiatric and medical appointments, social service appointments, educational meetings and / or supporting a youth at a local hospital emergency department while they await psychiatric evaluation*.* - Mental Health TherapistResponsible for developing and implementing culturally competent clinical interventions designed to assist the youth in processing past experiences of trauma and to acclimate to life in the United States. - Mental Health TherapistConduct screenings and assessments to identify special needs, developmental, medical, or mental health concerns as well as criminal history, gang involvement, and historical/ current trauma experiences in accordance with mandated timeframes. - Mental Health Therapist Conducts child trafficking assessments and collaborates with case management team to provide referrals to anti-trafficking programs and resources within mandated timeframes. - Ensures all assessments and screenings are culturally competent and reflect the voice and involvement of the youth, family and sponsors as appropriate. - Therapist to provide individual, family, and group verbal therapies as well as crisis intervention and supports.*Preferred Education and Experience for *Mental Health Therapist - Experience working with diverse populations, including refugee and/or unaccompanied immigrant children and adolescents. - One year experience providing direct services to youth and families. - One year experience delivering community based and / or in home services*Required Education and Experience for Mental Health Therapist* - Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Counseling, or other relevant behavioral science in which direct clinical experience is a program requirement or Bachelor's degree in one of the above categories with at least five years of clinical experience from an accredited college or University - Current LGSW, LGPC, LCSW-C, LCPC, LGMFT, LCMFT, or eligible for licensure at the time of application. Need to change to VA licensing options. - Fluent in both English and Spanish*Benefits* - 12 paid holidays - 12 Sick Days - 10 Vacation Days - Health, Dental, Vision Benefits - Pet Insurance Available - 401kJob Type: Full-timePay: $52,000.00 - $109,000.00 per yearBenefits:* Dental insurance* Flexible schedule* Health insurance* Paid time off* Professional development assistance* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* PsychiatrySchedule:* On call* Weekend availabilitySupplemental pay types:* Signing bonusAbility to commute/relocate:* Alexandria, VA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Language:* Spanish (Required)* English (Required)License/Certification:* State Licensure or eligible to Licensure (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Health Care Recruiters International, Alexandria , Bilingual Mental Health Therapist, Healthcare , Alexandria, Virginia

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