Youth Villages Licensed Assessment Counselor in Boone, North Carolina

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Company OverviewYouth Villages has been a national leader in the adoption and implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 20 years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.

If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.

Program Overview

In North Carolina, Youth Villages is a Critical Access Behavioral Health Agency (CABHA) providing a continuum of care for at-risk youth and their families throughout the state. The services provided by Youth Villages include: Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST), Intensive In Home Therapy (IIH), Wraparound Services, Medication Management, Comprehensive Clinical Assessments (CCA), Transitional Living, and Outpatient Therapy. All of our programs strive to help children and families live successfully.

Position Overview

Youth Villages is seeking a fully licensed (LCSW, LMFT, LPC, LPA, LCSA or PhD) Outpatient Therapist to provide therapy to children, adolescents, and families. This individual is expected to be aligned with Youth Villages' family-focused, strengths-based approach to working with at-risk youth and their families.

This individual will conduct comprehensive clinical assessments for consumers entering into or transitioning within the service continuum of Youth Villages and work directly with the clinical home provider in the development of the PCP for services, natural supports and crisis prevention activities.

Assessment Counselors will also:

  • Provide individual, group, and family counseling

  • Provide medication management

  • Allow flexibility with scheduling and have a willingness to work non-traditional hours

Further details will be discussed during the interview process.

Requirements A Masters degree in a social services discipline is required (excluding education, criminal justice, theology and divinity majors). Applicants must be licensed in North Carolina with one of the following licenses: LCSW, LPC or LMFT Will consider candidate within approximately 3 months of full licensure based on experience Must be eligible to bill for procedures, products, and services related to comprehensive clinical assessments and outpatient behavioral health services. At least 6 months experience at Youth Villages preferred. Must be currently enrolled with N.C. Medicaid. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously

Experience growth and development through our continuous training as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.


Job Number: 5469123

Job Title: Licensed Assessment Counselor

Location: Boone, NC

Relocation Offered: No