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Newsletter Article | Jan 08, 2014

NORTH CAROLINA - MARINE CORPS COMMUNITY SERVICES, CAMP LEJEUNE - Family Advocacy Program Clinical Counselor

FAMILY ADVOCACY PROGRAM (FAP) CLINICAL COUNSELOR (NF-0101-04)
Open date: 12/31/2013
Close date: 1/29/2014
JOB ID: 8147
Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS)
is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.  As a service-oriented organization, we never waiver in our commitment to our Corps.

This position is located at the FAMILY ADVOCACY PROGRAM, BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAM, MARINE AND FAMILY PROGRAMS DIVISION. Candidate selected for this position will serve as a CLINICAL COUNSELOR for MCCS.

Serves as Marine Family Services Clinical Counselor providing expert advice, comprehensive counseling, and case management services to active duty personnel, retired military members. Provides Family Advocacy services for active duty Marines, retired military members, their families, and others as authorized by DoD policy. Comprehensive counseling services include: screening, clinical case management, individual, marital, group, and family treatment. The incumbent conducts individual, marital, group and family counseling using various complex techniques. Screens, evaluates and provides counseling for individuals as indicated by interviews and assessment methods based upon expert research in associated fields. Includes but not limits individuals with emotional problems, behavioral problems, domestic violence and child abuse. Exercise independent judgment to apply expertise in conducting initial assessments to match an individual’s needs to the most appropriate resources. Assesses individuals, couples and families as well as determining diagnosis and treatment plans. Conduct complete psychological evaluations, risk assessments for violence and assessment of multi-problem, dysfunctional families. As a credential Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP), performs diagnosis of mental health disorders and determine level of patient treatment that focuses on treatment intensity and individual patient needs.

Professional Counselors (LPCs) are recognized by the Department of Defense as independent providers in the following states: Arizona, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Due to recent policy changes some providers licensed in the State of North Carolina may be eligible for Tier III, which will be determined during the credentialing process.
SALARY: 
Tier I:   $22.74 per hour ($47,299 Annualized)
Tier II:  $25.04 per hour ($52,083 Annualized)
Tier III:  $27.51 per hour ($57,221 Annualized)


For a full description of this vacancy, major job duties, qualifications, credential and license requirements and to apply, please visit our website at www.mccslejeune.com/jobsAssessment questions are REQUIRED to be answered (Step 1).  Transcripts conferring the degree are REQUIRED. Copy of License REQUIRED.

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