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Family & Children's Service

Position title: Bilingual Counselor – Community Victims Services

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Job Summary

The Community Services Counselor will provide therapeutic services to clients who are referred or self-identified as in need of therapy services.

Job Responsibilities

The Counselor will utilize a brief, solution focused model to (1) assist individuals and families(including children) with mental health problems identify their needs, strengths and risk factors, and begin to develop a clearer understanding of the nature of their problems and beginning steps to address them, (2) assist individuals and families(including children) develop a mutual treatment plan and agree to a plan of action focusing on such issues as safety and self-care, traumatic experiences, family stabilization, life transition adjustment, breaking down problems into manageable parts, obtaining medication or psychiatric assessment as needed, grieving past or current losses, and improving communication and other relationship skills, (3) assist individuals or families (including children) make positive changes as they work toward the outcome of improved management or resolution of their mental health problems, and (4) assist individuals or families (including children) in meeting performance targets as detailed in their respective treatment plans. Bilingual English/Spanish is required. Bi-cultural is preferred.

Qualifications

This position requires a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field with 2-3 years of working with children and families from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds. Excellent communication skills in English and Spanish is required; biculturalism is preferred.  Licensed or license eligible preferred.

Additional Information

Benefits

This position includes benefits including, but not limited to, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k and paid vacation and sick leave.

How to Apply

Submit resume and salary requirements to:

                Email to hrdept@fcsnashville.org   OR

                Fax to 615-866-5122 OR

Mail to HR, 2400 Clifton Ave, Nashville, TN  37209

Details

  • Date Posted: January 27, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services