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New Horizons Probation Program Therapist III

New Horizons Probation Program Therapist III

Are you interested in being part of a team that is having a positive impact on the lives of at-risk youth and their families? Our New Horizons Probation team is committed to providing competent, creative therapeutic services that improve and empower our youth and their families to successfully manage complex mental health, substance use and co-occurring disorder issues. We are unique in that we provide these services at the PWC Juvenile Detention Center in Manassas.  If this high-energy, high-service driven position interests you, then this may be the position for you! Prince William County Community Services (CS) is high energy and offers a team approach to achieve the highest level of service driven results for our clients and their families. We respect and promote the dignity, rights and full participation of youth and their families to achieve our mission. We are located within easy commuting distance from Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia and Stafford County. Prince William County is a diverse and dynamic community. We are seeking qualified applicants to fill a full-time Therapist III position in the New Horizons Probation Program. ABOUT THIS ROLE: New Horizons Probation Program offers a team environment. Job Responsibilities Include:
  • Maintaining a caseload of at-risk youth clients at a host site
  • Providing clinical and administrative supervision to up to 3 clinical therapists
  • Providing clinical and administrative supervision, including licensure supervision for LPC or LCSW
  • Provide effective treatment to clients with mental health, substance use and co-occurring disorders that result in improved personal outcomes and stabilization of mental health, substance use and co-occurring disorders
  • Conducting comprehensive assessments, including ASAM Criteria and DLA-20, including formulating diagnoses and making recommendations on level of care of treatment needed
  • Developing and implementing treatment plans to promote progress of client
  • Providing individual, group, and family therapy utilizing Evidence-Based practices to youth on probation and their families
  • Writing court ordered evaluations for the court system and making treatment recommendations
  • Providing on-call phone crisis intervention for clients to include evaluating risk and need for hospitalization
  • Provides crisis intervention services for own caseload of clients
  • Provides case consultation of crisis intervention services for supervisees or other Therapist II’s
  • Documentation of all services, contacts and attempted contact with client, their family, and collaterals
  • Linking, monitoring, referring, coordinating, and facilitating services needed by clients
  • Collaborating with other departments within probation, within Community Services and the community
  • Collaborating with Probation Officers, schools, DSS, psychiatrists, other service providers and family members
  • Timely clinical documentation into an Electronic Health Record that meets state and agency guidelines
  • Maintaining healthy boundaries with clients and their families
  • Implementing program, systems, state and federal directives
PREFERENCES: the successful candidate will have…
  • Master’s Degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related behavioral science field
  • Possesses an unrestricted LPC or LCSW in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • 2-3 years of experience providing therapy services to children, adolescents and families with issues related to mental health, substance use and co-occurring in office and community-based settings
Preference will be given to candidate with:
  • 1-2 years of experience providing clinical and administrative supervision
  • Experience providing and supervising direct clinical services to at-risk youth and families with complex mental health, substance use and co-occurring disorders
  • Experience providing clinical supervision to therapists
  • Experience with and providing individual, group, and family therapy
  • Experience with Evidenced Based Practices
  • Experience working in a host environment
  • Experience providing crisis intervention and risk management
  • Experience collaborating with other service providers
SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS: This full-time position is based in the Juvenile Detention Center in Manassas.  This position requires a 4- or 5-day work week that includes evening hours each week to meet client needs and on-call phone coverage. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must pass DMV record check
  • Must pass TB test
  • Offer of employment is contingent upon the candidate passing a fingerprint based National Criminal History Record Check
  • Child Protective Services Requirements:  Effective 1999, mandated by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services 12VA35-105-400 rules and Regulations for Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Development Services related to Criminal Registry Checks, a search of the registry of founded complaints of child abuse and neglected maintained by the Department of Social Services.
ENTRY SALARY RANGE: $72,162.00 – $104,126.00 Click here to view the full class description Prince William County Community Services maintains a drug free workplace. 
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