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COUNSELOR/THERAPIST Internship

  • TITLE: Counselor/Therapist

  • DEPARTMENT: Behavioral Health Services Division

  • PROGRAM: Outpatient Mental Health Clinic

  • REPORTS TO: Clinical Director/Executive Director

  • HOURS PER WEEK: Flexible

  • SALARY RANGE: Contingent upon Experience

BASIC FUNCTION:

These counseling and therapeutic services will range from routine to complex, and include suicide prevention, crisis intervention, short and long term treatment with clients exhibiting dual diagnosis, post-traumatic stress disorder and other psychiatric disorders and/or readjustment problems. MUST ALWAYS adhere to the practice standards and ethical guidelines of Board for Social Work.

If interested in participating in the Field Placement Program with Synergy Family Services please send a resume to sfsmentalhealth@gmail.com stating your interest.  Field placements continue year-round including the summer months.  The school you currently attend does not need to be a school that we are already affiliated with.  The Field Placement provides a diverse experience, which includes the following:

 

* GROUP SUPERVISION

* INDIVIDUAL SUPERVISION PROVIDED BY LCSW-C’S AND LCPC’S

* FLEXIBLE HOURS

* CHALLENGING AND DIVERSE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES WITH OUR OUTPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH CENTER AND PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION PROGRAM

* LICENSURE PREPARATION

*CAREER PREPARATION

 

Synergy Family Services is affiliated with the following schools:

  • Howard University School of Social Work, Washington, D.C

  • Catholic University School of Social Work, Washington, D.C

  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Washington, D.C

  • Gallaudet University School of Social Work, Washington, D.C

  • Liberty University School Counseling Program, Lynchburg, VA

  • Norfolk State University School of Social Work, Norfolk, VA

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work, Richmond, VA

  • George Mason University School of Social Work, Fairfax, VA

  • University of Maryland School of Social Work, Baltimore, MD

  • Salisbury University School of Social Work, Salisbury, MD

  • Hood College School of Social Work, Frostburg, MD

  • Washington Adventist University Counseling Psychology, Takoma Park, MD

  • Fordham University Counseling Psychology, Bronx NY

  • Simmons College School of Social Work, Boston, MA

  • Messiah College School Counseling Program, Mechanicsburg, PA

  • Widener University School of Social Work, Chester, PA

  • University of Denver School of Social Work, Denver, CO

  • Capella University School Counseling Program, Minneapolis, MN

  •  Walden University School of Social Work, Minneapolis, MN

  •  Morgan State University School of Social Work, Baltimore, MD

  • Delaware State University School of Social Work, Dover, Delaware

  • Grand Canyon University School of Counseling, Phoenix, Arizona

  • Baylor University, School of Social Work, Waco, Texas

 

Required documentation includes all HR forms listed under the Therapist Position (Under Job Opportunities) as well as any required documents for your assigned educational institution and verification of school enrollment.

 

QUALIFICATION CRITERIA:
Must be enrolled in a Masters level Counseling or Social Work accredited educational institution. Additionally, you will need to complete a criminal background check, TB test, pre-employment medical examination before you can be appointed into this position.

Submit Resume and required documentation to:

hrdepartment@synergyfamilyservices.org