DescriptionThe Counselor 2 provides ongoing and crisis intervention focused on the emotional, social, vocational, educational, health-related, developmental, and organizational concerns that impact daily lives. The Counselor 2 work assignments are varied and frequently require interpretation and independent determination of the appropriate courses of action.
The Counselor 2 addresses a wide range of issues including problems in daily living, psychiatric crisis, and critical incidents. Requires expertise and knowledge of general mental health and substance misuse assessment, ability to assess and develop effective short-term interventions for high risk situations (suicidality, severe substance abuse, psychiatric decompensation, etc.), grief counseling, workplace problems, and management consultation. Understands department, segment, and organizational strategy and operating objectives, including their linkages to related areas. Makes decisions regarding own work methods, occasionally in ambiguous situations, and requires minimal direction and receives guidance where needed. Follows established guidelines/procedures.
- Master's level degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or other applicable field
- CEAP Preferred
- Applicable State licensure in field of study, licensed for independent clinical practice
- 5-10 years or more of work experience in applicable field
- Experience providing management consultation
- Experience developing and delivering trainings
- Excellent verbal, communication, interpersonal skills
- Knowledge of community health and social service agencies and additional community resources
- Bilingual (English/Spanish); speaking, reading, writing, interpreting and explaining documents in Spanish
Scheduled Weekly Hours40