Military and Family Life Counselor - (Adult)
Location: National City
Posted on: March 11, 2023
Description Job Description: Leidos is looking for a Licensed
Counselor to support Naval Base San Diego installation.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 a 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
with support services 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:
- Build support coalitions with important military support
systems such as Family Readiness, Family Advocacy, Exceptional
Family Member Program and more.
- Promote skill-building, readiness and resilience through
approved, evidence-based materials and tools that instill
capabilities for better health and wellness.
- Give presentations and briefings to service members and
military leadership at military-connected community events.
- Build rapport with military families through community outreach
that creates awareness about the importance of counseling
- Provide support for military service members returning from
deployment with reintegration to civilian life and reunion with
- Become an integral part of the military 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:
- Visibility at assigned installations conducting face-to-face
counseling to military service members and their families.
- 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 installation to Team Leads.
- Participating in regular in-service training or other contract
activities as assigned.
- Participating in installation and community events.Minimum
- A Master's degree or higher in the Behavioral Health
- Licensure to practice at the independent practice level (LCSW,
MFT, LPCC, 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
$54,600.00 - $84,000.00 - $113,400.00 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, National City , Military and Family Life Counselor - (Adult), Other , National City, California
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