Clinician - LMHP / LMHP-E - Crisis Stabilization


: $43,430.00 - $57,890.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Social Services/Counseling

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Earliest Available Start Date: November 11th, 2019

Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours per week), Tuesday through Saturday or Sunday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. (hours may vary occasionally).

Location: Concord, VA 24538

Position Summary:

The Licensed Clinician working in Crisis Stabilization with youth will provide direct, intensive nonresidential or residential direct care and treatment to non-hospitalized individuals experiencing an acute crisis that may jeopardize their current community living situation. Crisis stabilization is intended to avert hospitalization or re-hospitalization; provide normative environments with a high assurance of safety and security for crisis intervention; stabilize individuals in crisis; and mobilize the resources of the community support system, family members, and others for ongoing rehabilitation and recovery.

Required Education and Experience:

* Master's degree from an accredited college/university in an applicable human services field and licensure in the State of Virginia as a Professional Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist or Clinical Psychologist.
* Must possess one year relevant experience at minimum, or a combination of program specific work experience and relevant education, which indicates the individual possesses the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of behavior modification; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT); emergency interventions; family, group, and individual therapies; psychosocial education; risk assessments; sex offender treatment; substance abuse interventions; etc.

Knowledge of clinical supervision requirements and techniques.

Knowledge of community mental health and public health in order to provide advocacy and enhance an individual's treatment and access to community resources.

Skill to communicate effectively in order to facilitate treatment and relay information to others as part of an interdisciplinary team.

Skill to perform clinical interviews in order to obtain information and to formulate appropriate treatment plans.

Ability to respond effectively to changes in the work environment in a positive and professional manner.

Ability to work in and contribute to a collaborative team environment.

Willing and available to work modified schedules (weekends, holiday, etc.) as required.

Ability to drive and must possess a valid driver's license. May be called upon to travel to any Horizon worksite; transport clients, provide services to client @other locations. Regular attendance at trainings and Horizon meetings may require travel to a variety of Horizon sites;

Ability to participate in and successfully pass behavioral intervention training; includes both verbal de-escalation skills and physical skills techniques to be utilized with consumers as needed.

About Horizon:

Horizon Behavioral Health is celebrating 50 years of being the primary public behavioral healthcare provider in Central Virginia serving individuals with mental health and substance use disorders, as well as individuals with developmental disabilities. Horizon is the proud recipient of the 2016 Giving Back award, has been named Best of Counseling Services in Lynchburg VA in 2017 and 2018, and most recently named Best Place to Work in 2018.

We offer a generous benefit package that includes participation in the Virginia Retirement System; life, health, dental, and vision insurance; annual leave, sick leave and holidays. Horizon participates in the NHSC, as well as PSLF educational loan forgiveness programs. If you are interested in continuing your education, working at Horizon qualifies you to receive discounts at some local universities.

To Apply - Please visit our online career center at

Horizon Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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