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As we continue to grow throughout our community, Brothers' Keeper Inc. is always looking for qualified counselors to join our team.

If you are interested in any of our positions, please email your resume and employment application to info@brotherskeeperinc.com. If you have any questions about our positions, please feel free to give us a call at 804-353-8535. We'll be glad to help!

 

Behavioral Specialists

Just as one of the key purposes for Counselors to attend to behavioral management needs in our schools is to enable teachers to focus on their expertise of educating children, one of the key purposes for the Behavioral Specialists is to aid TDT staff so they can focus on their expertise of providing quality therapeutic services to our clients and their families.

To this end, Behavioral Specialists have the following responsibilities:

  • Assist staff with observations
  • Serve pro-bono clients
  • Assist with client de-escalations
  • Serve as driver on outings-client pickups and drop offs-routes and staff commutes
  • acilitate securing signatures for documentation
  • Confer daily with staff to identify their needs
  • Prepare for psycho-educational groups when needed
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with school staff to promote the program, elicit referrals, and maintain census and growth of the program
  • Attend the site’s staff meetings
  • Conduct family contacts on an as needed basis
  • Develop and obtain permission slips for therapeutic outings
  • Assist in obtaining daily attendance of all clients in the county
  • Purchase food and supplies needed for program
  • Manage distribution of snacks
  • Ensure the care and maintenance of vehicles i.e. inspections, registration, fuel, etc.
  • Assist potential clients and families with overcoming obstacles with approval process i.e. transportation to assessment appointments
  • Foster relationship development with clients, their families and administration by attending extracurricular activities periodically
  • Attend all related school review team meetings, staffings, etc. related to a client when staff is unable to attend
  • Attend all annual mandatory agency training (Handle with Care, First Aid & CPR, Human Rights, HIPPA, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Mental Health Skill Building Counselors

The Functional Job Description offers a useful list of the job responsibilities and expectations for the position of Mental Health Skill Building Counselor. This list may be revised/updated at any time. The employee is responsible for meeting expectations of the Mental Health Skill Building Program and Brothers’ Keeper Inc. even if it is not listed below. Individuals in this position report directly to the Mental Health Skill Building Program Director. The description does not supercede the direct supervisors directives/expectations or Brothers’ Keeper Inc. policies and procedures.

To this end, Mental Health Skill Building Counselors have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide individual counseling/family counseling (when appropriate) and crisis intervention to eligible participants.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with other agencies involved in the care of participants.
  • Maintain communication with Counselor (when applicable) to ensure the overall well-being of participant.
  • Promote the program in a positive manner to elicit referrals and maintain census and growth of the program.
  • Maintain an accurate schedule counseling sessions to be reviewed at any time.
  • Submit a copy of all Restraint Forms and Incident Reports to your direct supervisor.
  • Ensure that every Incident Report is completed immediately after the incident and submitted to the direct supervisor or Director the same day.
  • Complete all Progress Notes using sound clinical documentation and abiding by all agency, Medicaid and licensure standards.
  • Be available for 24 hour Emergency Response.
  • Constantly monitor and document participants’ progress towards completion of treatment goals and objectives.
  • Place participants’ documentation in appropriate chart on a weekly basis.
  • Participate in monthly individual supervision and weekly Team Meetings with the direct supervisor.
  • Complete all assessments, bio-psychosocial reports and individual Service Plan on or before the due date.
  • Attend all annual mandatory agency trainings (Handle with Care, First Aid & CPR, Human Rights, HIPAA, etc.).
  • Identify clinical areas that require strengthening and seek out opportunities to attend training in such areas.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Assist staff with observations
  • Serve pro-bono clients
  • Assist with client de-escalations
  • Serve as driver on outings-client pickups and drop offs-routes and staff commutes
  • Facilitate securing signatures for documentation
  • Confer daily with staff to identify their needs
  • Prepare for psychoeducational groups when needed
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with school staff to promote the program, elicit referrals, and maintain census and growth of the program
  • Attend the site’s staff meetings
  • Conduct family contacts on an as needed basis
  • Develop and obtain permission slips for therapeutic outings
  • Assist in obtaining daily attendance of all clients in the county
  • Purchase food and supplies needed for program
  • Manage distribution of snacks
  • Ensure the care and maintenance of vehicles i.e. inspections, registration, fuel, etc.
  • Assist potential clients and families with overcoming obstacles with approval process i.e. transportation to assessment appointments
  • Foster relationship development with clients, their families and administration by attending extracurricular activities periodically
  • Attend all related school review team meetings, staffings, etc. related to a client when staff is unable to attend
  • Attend all annual mandatory agency training (Handle with Care, First Aid & CPR, Human Rights, HIPPA, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

The Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) will possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a Human Services Field with at least one (1) year of direct clinical services preferably in a crisis setting.


Intensive In-Home Counselors

This functional Job Description offers a useful list of job responsibilities and expectations for the position of Intensive In-Home Counselor. This list can be revised and updated at any time. The employee is responsible for meeting the expectations of the Intensive In-Home Program and Brothers Keeper Inc. even if it is not listed below. The description does not supersede your direct Supervisors directives/expectations or the policies and procedures of Brothers’ Keeper Inc.

To this end, Behavioral Specialists have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide clinically sound intensive in-home therapy and counseling for client and family to reduce the risk of out of home placement.
  • Establish appropriate working rapport with client and family.
  • Utilize various strategies and therapeutic interventions with client to improve their overall emotional coping.
  • Provide 24 hour crisis intervention for client and family.
  • Reporting all crisis/emergencies with client and family to Clinical Supervisor immediately.
  • Assist Assessor and/or Clinical Supervisor in gathering information for initial assessment.
  • Collaborate with other necessary service providers (schools, psychologist, psychiatric and social services and all other mental health providers) on an as needed basis to provide wrap around services for client.
  • Participate in IEP, 504 Plan meetings, etc. and other meetings as need for client.
  • Attend all annual mandatory agency and staff trainings( Handle with Care, CPR First Aid, Human Rights, HIPPA)
  • Submit all progress, reimbursement and accountability sheets on a weekly basis.
  • Complete ISP within 30days of the initiation of services.
  • Minimum of 6 hours of services provided weekly not to exceed 10 hours without administration approval upon notification of crisis situation.
  • Provide well written documentation of individual sessions.
  • Coordinate services for family sessions with an LMHP or outpatient therapy.
  • Maintain that all charts are up to date and update needed documentation annually.
  • Attend mandatory weekly supervision.
  • Must be willing to work as a part of a clinical team and assist colleagues if needed
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification:

The qualified applicant will possess a bachelor’s degree in a counseling or social work field from an accredited college and with at least one year of clinical experience with children and adolescents. Qualified applicant will be a QMHP-C a person in the human services field who is trained and experienced in providing psychiatric or mental health services to children or adolescence who have a mental illness.


Counselors

This functional job description offers a useful list of the job responsibilities and expectations of the position of Counselor. This list may be revised/updated at any time. The employee is responsible for meeting expectations of the Therapeutic Day Treatment Program of Brothers’ Keeper Inc. even if it is not listed below. This description does not supersede your direct supervisor’s directives/expectations or Brothers’ Keeper Inc. policies and procedures.

To this end, Behavioral Specialists have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide direct service daily, including psycho-educational groups, crisis interventions, and weekly contact with parent(s)/legal guardian(s).
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with school staff.
  • Promote the program in a positive manner to elicit referrals and maintain census and growth of the program.
  • Participate in monthly outings.
  • Maintain an accurate list of caseload.
  • Submit a copy of all Restraint Forms and Incident Reports to your Site Supervisor.
  • Ensure that every Incident Report is completed immediately after the incident and that it is submitted to the Program Director within 24 hours of the incident.
  • Complete assigned documentation daily using sound clinical documentation and abide by all agency, Medicaid and licensure standards.
  • Submit progress notes daily to the Site Supervisor.
  • Attend all related school review teams, staffing, etc. when related to a client assigned to your caseload.
  • Complete all Quarterly Reviews on or before the due date.
  • Participate in the development of ISPs for clients on your caseload.
  • Interact with licensed staff a minimum of every 6 months to make them aware of the need for goal modifications, deletions and additions.
  • Attend all annual and/or semi-annual mandatory agency trainings (Handle With Care, CPR, First Aid, Human Rights and HIPAA, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

The Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) will possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a Human Services Field or Special Education with at least one (1) year of direct clinical services to children or adolescents.


Clinical Supervisors

This Functional Job Description offers a useful list of the job responsibilities and expectations for the position of Clinician I. This list may be revised/updated at any time. The employee is responsible for meeting expectations of the Therapeutic Youth Day Treatment Program and Brothers’ Keeper Inc. even if it is not listed below. This description does not supersede your direct supervisor’s directives/expectations or Brothers’ Keeper’s policies and procedures.

To this end, Behavioral Specialists have the following responsibilities:

  • Report directly to Clinical Director (LMHP) for bi-weekly supervision
  • Conduct initial assessment and submit to LMHPs within 24 hours to be submitted to Magellan. Collect re-assessment questionnaires from counselors and complete six month re-assessments Upon completion of six month re-assessment report, submit to senior level clinician for review and submission to Magellan.
  • Review of Virginia Independent Assessment Program Report (VICAP) reports.
  • Receive reassessment questionnaires from site supervisors and utilize for completion of semi-annual and annual reassessments.
  • Complete prior authorization reports and submit to Magellan for approval one week prior to the expiration date.
  • Collaborate with LMHPs to determine the client’s diagnosis.
  • Conduct clinical trainings to heighten quality of therapeutic services provided by Counselors.
  • Interact with client’s parent/guardian(s) on an as needed basis.
  • Lead/assist with crisis interventions for clients.
  • Work closely with Site Supervisor in efforts to promote the program in a positive manner to elicit referrals and maintain census and growth of the program.
  • Facilitate clinical staffing’s with counselors and site supervisors to improve the overall treatment provided to the client’s monthly.
  • Review quarterly and individualized service plans for clinical soundness.
  • Attend all annual mandatory agency training (Handle with Care, CPR, First Aid, Human Rights, HIPPA, etc.).
  • Identify clinical areas that require strengthening and seek out opportunities to attend training in such areas.

Minimum Requirements

Qualified applicants will possess a Master’s degree in a human service program (i.e., psychology, counseling, social work, etc.) with a minimum of one (1) year clinical Experience with children and adolescents. Applicant must be eligible for licensure with Virginia Board of Counseling and Social Work, registered to receive Supervision towards Licensure.

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