Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-0689


Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035

SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR II


Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

Job # 13-0689

$51,935 to $69,246  (Grade S23)
 
Description:

The position is located at the South County Human Service Center in Alexandria, Virginia. Provides assessment, therapy, and case management services to children, adolescents and families. Provides mental health and substance use individual, group, and family therapy services utilizing evidence-based therapies. Case management includes medication monitoring, Comprehensive Services Act functions, as well as accessing resources with families. Performs database recordkeeping pursuant to CSB, state, and federal requirements; revenue documentation requirements are insurance and Medicaid. Operates within a treatment-team environment. Other duties include effective utilization management for caseload and site management, and program evaluation/development.

 

Minimum
Qualifications:

Any combination of education and experience and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in psychology, social work, or a related field.

 

Special
Requirements:

All employment offers are contingent on completion of a criminal background check, an Office of the Inspector General (OIG) check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employer. Depending upon the area of assignment, a National Provider Identifier may be required. A valid driver's license is required.

 

Preferred
Qualifications:

Experience in individual, group and family treatment. Experience serving youth with mental health and substance use disorders. Enjoys working with youth and families. Able to function well in a team environment. Master's degree in behavioral sciences with course work and goal of obtaining licensure, LPC, LCSW, LMFT, LSATP.

 

Selection
Procedure:

Panel interview and a written exercise may be given at interview.

 

Note:

The schedule is 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. three days, and with a minimum two evenings per week from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

 

To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

 

Closing Date:

5/10/2013

 

Date Posted:

4/27/2013

 

Benefits:

Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.

 

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