Clinical counselors provide assessment and short-term, solution focused counseling services to eligible individuals, marital or intimate partners, families, and/or groups. They develop appropriate, risk-focused treatment and interventions for victims and perpetrators of child and domestic abuse. Apply using the link to our website for more details on qualifications.
Scope of practice is limited to counseling services for other conditions that may be a focus of clinical attention and adjustment disorders.
Ensure referral for appropriate behavioral health follow-up of any psychological disorders or symptoms requiring longer-term and/or medical/psychiatric intervention. Conduct intake, screening, assessment, and referral of clients as appropriate. Work with the client to establish an individual treatment plan. Provide individual, couples, and group counseling. Provide information about existing Navy programs such as SAIL. Provide immediate intervention and risk assessment IAW best practices in the mental health community and educate and ensure adequate referral and follow-up of any case presenting suicidal or homicidal risk
Develop appropriate, risk-focused treatment and interventions for victims and perpetrators of child and domestic abuse in accordance with Navy Certification standards. Prepare information about alleged incidents of child and domestic abuse for the Family Advocacy Representative’s presentation to the IDC for status determination.
Ability to perform accurate assessment of the client’s presenting problem and to plan effective treatment for that problem
Provide an initial clinical assessment and ongoing risk assessments using the Columbia Suicide Severity Risk Scale (C-SSRS). Provide ongoing safety planning using the Veterans Affairs Safety Plan.
Prepare and conduct management briefings in order to communicate recommendations on training and exercises. Facilitate and/or provide psychological first aid services to commands and/or groups within the commands. Execute Emergency Family Assistance Center assigned responsibilities as exercised and directed. Provide after-hours coverage for the FFSP in OCONUS locations, when required.
Ability to intervene in crisis situations, using sound professional judgment, ethical practice and common sense. Ability to develop appropriate, risk-focused treatment and interventions for victims and perpetrators of child and domestic abuse
24 hours of request, using accepted practices and procedures, in response to both small- scale (e.g., suicide) and large-scale incidents (e.g., Shipboard accident, man-made emergency). Collaborate with Chaplains and/or medical personnel
Provide outreach and training on Navy programs such as SAIL and family violence prevention to appropriate audiences such as commands, medical professionals, youth activities staff and chaplains
Participate in site/regional quarterly quality assurance procedures to ensure that all clinical services provided are safe and of good quality
Maintain counseling case documentation IAW all applicable policies, laws and instructions
Ensure staff delivering non-medical counseling services are accounting for all services delivered in scheduling module
Master’s degree in social work accredited by the Counsel on Social Work Education, a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Marriage and Family Therapy Education, or a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association.
Current, valid and unrestricted clinical license or certification (LCSW, LMFT, Psycholgist) from a state or U.S. territory authorizing independent clinical practice in the fields of clinical social work, marriage and family therapy or clinical/counseling psychology.
A minimum of two years, including at least 2000 hours, of full-time, post-master’s supervised clinical experience
Counselors must meet the standards of professional and ethical conduct prescribed by their particular discipline or licensing board and demonstrate current clinical competence through at least periodic, direct service clinical experience during the 2 years preceding hire
Internal Number: CLINI01132
About Zeiders Enterprises
Founded in 1984, Zeiders Enterprises, Inc. is a values-based, privately held, veteran-owned government contractor providing human services solutions to support Military and Veteran communities. Located in the National Capital Region, we are an active community partner in Prince William County serving as a Quality of Life Vision Partner.
We deliver long-term solutions to meet the management, program, and workforce needs of our customers. We are committed to improving the quality of life for Service members, Veterans, and their families. We pride ourselves on our uncompromising commitment to providing our customers with quality products and services while meeting the highest level of ethical standards and performance in our daily operations.
Bringing together people with the passion and expertise to develop innovative solutions and deliver exceptional services to Military and Veteran communities, we are proud of our past, humbled by our chance to serve our nation, and excited about the opportunity that the future holds for our company.