Military Family Life School Counselor
Location: Mountain Home
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Description Job Description: Leidos is looking for a Licensed
Counselor to support school aged children at Mountain Home AFB,
Idaho.A career of purpose-serving our nation's military children
and families-is open for you, an empathetic, supportive and
motivational licensed therapist who can proactively help military
children overcome common challenges such as deployment of a parent,
frequent relocation and emotional management.Leidos partners with
the Department of Defense's (DoD's) Military and Family Life
Counseling (MFLC) Program to provide highly confidential counseling
services and support to military service members and their
families. Non-medical counseling is preventive in nature and aims
to address and solve issues before they become more harmful
problems.Many people like you, who have behavioral or mental health
experience, are finding satisfaction in the non- medical counseling
profession. Your education and experience can more effectively help
people navigate life's challenges when you're not spending long
hours completing billing and documentation, filing paperwork or
sitting at a desk all day. The MFLC model emphasizes simple and
easy documentation used for reporting activity only:
- No long narratives to generate
- No insurance to file
- No progress notes
- No treatment plansAlong with job satisfaction, you will be a
part of the force of counseling excellence that makes a meaningful
difference for U.S. Service Members and their families! Counselors
play a vital role in helping service members and their families get
the support they truly need. Military school children face unique
emotional and environmental challenges due to the stress of
military life. This is an opportunity for you to reach them where
and when you are most needed.
- Support children, classrooms and parents with management and
engagement strategies, reminders of appropriate developmental focus
and educational activities.
- Promote creativity and positivity through approved materials
- Give presentations that build skills and problem-solving
- Build rapport with parents and families by attending events and
creating education and awareness about the importance of counseling
- Help military spouses balance military life, careers,
education, and parenting.
- Become an integral part of the military educational leadership
community that shapes our nation's future. Many MFLCs receive
military honors and awards as a gesture of appreciation for the
value they bring!Counseling services are generally preventive in
nature and address topics such as living conditions, life skills,
relationships at home and work, stress management, adjustment
issues, marital problems, parenting, fear, grief, loss and much
more. Our counselors use their clinical skills and experience to
identify high risk behaviors and assist in referral for ongoing
treatment and support. Responsibilities include:
- Face-to-face counseling to military service members and their
families (Individual, Couples, Family, and Children).
- Visibility in assigned school, supporting military-connected
students, parents and staff.
- Recommending appropriate referrals and handoffs based on your
experienced differential clinical skills to military and community
resources according to the needs of military service members and
- Developing and/or using approved counseling, training and
education programs and materials.
- Communicating information regarding trends and issues at
assigned school to Team Leads.
- Participating in regular in-service training or other contract
activities as assigned.
- Participating in after-school events. Minimum Requirements:
- A Master's degree or higher in the Behavioral Health
- Licensure to practice at the independent practice level (LCSW,
MFT, LCPC, LPC, Psychologist) in the state where you provide
- Must be a U.S. citizen.
- Must be able to pass a basic background check for employment, a
Child National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI/CNACI) clearance,
commonly called a Public Trust clearance. While helping America's
bravest and their families, MFLC counselors also benefit from:
- Free work-related professional development courses.
- iPad provided for easy digital reporting, with no PII or
- Reimbursement for job-related license renewal fees.
- Flexible 40-hour work weeks.
- Paid federal holidays.The Leidos Difference for Counselors:
- Enjoy centralized support through a Counseling Center of
Excellence that provides best practices, expert speakers,
state-of-the-art resources, and evidence-based research that allow
MFLC counselors to spend less time on administration and more time
with their participants.
- Partnerships with the military, United States government and
academic institutions allow you to work on new and emerging trends
such as public health-based intervention models and optimization of
the behavioral healthcare continuum. Pay Range: Pay Range
$52,650.00 - $81,000.00 - $109,350.00 The Leidos pay range for this
job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of
compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending
an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the
job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as
well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable
bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Keywords: Leidos, Boise , Military Family Life School Counselor, Other , Mountain Home, Idaho
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