Kennedy Krieger Institute

  • LICENSED CLINICAL PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR I-SPANISH AND ENGLISH FLUENCY (CENTER FOR CHILD AND FAMILY TRAUMATIC STRESS-ASHLAND)

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    Department
    FCI - Ctr for Child and Family Traumatic Stress
    ID
    4219
    Pos. Category
    Psychology/Psychiatry
    Job Location : Street
    1741 Ashland Ave
    # of Hours
    40
  • Overview

    JOB ID  4219

     

    CURRENTLY OFFERING A $2,500 HIRING BONUS FOR FULL TIME, LICENSED LCPCs FOR THIS VACANCY.

     

    Excellent benefits, supervision and training are provided to clinicians at this outpatient mental health clinic specializing in trauma treatment. The Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress at Kennedy Krieger Institute has been operating for over 30 years and has received national recognition.  The LCPC is a primary therapist to children and families who have been exposed to abuse, neglect and violence.  The LCPC utilizes the information gained by the interdisciplinary evaluation services in the development and implementation of a treatment plan for the child and his/her families.

     

    The Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC I) is a primary therapist to children and families traumatized by abuse, neglect, and exposure to violence.  Several of the children and families will be Spanish speaking and professional counselor will be expected to effectively communicate with them in Spanish.  The LCPC I completes assessments and develops the diagnosis and the treatment plan for the child and family.

     

    JOIN A TEAM THAT IS TRULY MAKING A DIFFERENCE!

     

    Responsibilities

    1. Provides psychotherapy services to children, adolescents, young adults, and families some of whom will be Spanish speaking, including diagnosis and treatment through individual, group, or family treatment.
    2. If indicated, collaborates with the referring agency, the school system, community agencies, and the juvenile court system to assist in the development of a service plan for the child and family and to assure that the children are receiving the appropriate services.
    3. Participates in individual supervision, clinic meetings, administrative staff meetings, and in-service training.
    4. Maintains client activity at the projected level set by the administrative staff.
    5. Maintains a medical record for each child which includes a diagnostic interview, treatment plan, progress notes, periodic reviews, transfer and discharge summaries.
    6. May participate in the field instruction program and supervise professional counselor trainees when interest and capacity is demonstrated; may participate in community activity related to the needs of traumatized children and their families; and/or committee projects.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION:

    • Must have a Master’s degree in counseling or related field with a minimum of 60 graduate semester credit hours or 90 graduate quarter credit hours OR
    • A doctoral degree with a minimum of 90 graduate semester credit hours or 135 graduate credit hours.
    • Must be licensed at the LCPC level by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists.

     

    EXPERIENCE:

    • Must have at least 2 years’ experience related to providing services to children in the child welfare population with developmental and emotional disturbance.
    • Bilingual in English and [Spanish] with a proficiency level that meets the Institutes minimum standards – [Advanced Mid for bilingual clinicians]. Able to speak [Spanish] fluently with ease and confidence in a variety of topics related to work, home, leisure activities, as well as events of current, public or personal interest or individual relevance. Able to convey intended message with accuracy, clarity and precision without misrepresentation or confusion while being readily understood by native speakers.
    • Awareness of cultural considerations in providing clinical services to a Spanish speaking population.
    • Knowledge of clinical counseling theory, skills, and practice as related to children, adolescents, disabilities or disorders of the brain.

     

     

     

     

     

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