This is an intermittent, as needed position.
The Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor I (LCPC I) is a primary therapist to children, adolescents, and families traumatized by abuse, neglect, and exposure to violence. This staff member will complete assessments and develops the diagnosis and treatment plan for the child and family. The incumbent may be involved in training, outreach, and research activities.
1. Provides high quality and competent trauma informed therapy to families and children.
2. Conducts evaluations, including diagnostic assessments to determine appropriate treatment modality.
3. Develops and implements individualized treatment plans in collaboration with families, and members of the patient’s treatment team, and maintains communication with community professionals involved in the patient’s plan of care.
4. Attends and participates in program meetings related to direct patient care and KKI operations.
5. Maintains familiarity with Maryland state laws and the laws and ethical guidelines defined by one’s credentialing board with respect to patient confidentiality, conflicting interests, reporting of abuse and patient termination.
6. Maintains Institute compliance standards.
7. Enters records into the Electronic Health Record System.
8. Maintains working relationships with KKI staff and visitors.
9. Considers cultural factors in treatment planning for patients and in working with their families.
• Must be licensed at the LCPC level by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists.
• Must have a Master’s degree in professional 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.
• Minimum of 2 years of licensed clinical experience required.
• Experience with evidence- based trauma informed treatment modalities such as TF-CBT and PCIT is preferred.
• Experience providing mental health services to children and adolescents with developmental, learning and/or emotional disabilities preferred.