DescriptionJob Description : Military and Family Life Adult Counselor - QatarLicensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), LMHC, LPCC, LICSW, or Licensed Psychologist, etc.
Be a part of the force of counseling excellence that makes a meaningful difference for our Service Members and their families!Leidos is partnering with the Department of Defense’s (DoD’s) Military and Family Life Counseling Program to provide individual and highly confidential counseling services and support to military service members and their families across the country and around the world.
In support of this important mission, Leidos is hiring licensed professionals to provide : Non-medical counseling services that develop service member’s well-being and mission-readiness.
Transformative support for the complex and unique matters of military family life such as hazard duty, life on base, life overseas and being away from home on deployment.
Have You Heard About Non-Medical Counseling for the Military?Non-medical counseling is preventive in nature and addresses things such as living conditions, life skills, relationships at home and at work, stress management, adjustment issues, marital problems, parenting, fear, grief and loss.
These counseling opportunities are provided for individuals, families, couples and groups. MFLC counselors may be based out of an installation’s Family Center, a National Guard and Reserve Joint Force HQ or other facilities.
They also have opportunities to proactively outreach to service members and their families through walk-around counseling.
A recent RAND study on U.S. Military Non-Medical Counseling Programs found that over 90 percent of military participants reported positive experiences with services provided through the MFLC Program, and expressed favorable perceptions of professionalism, thought that their counselor listened to them and spent enough time with them, and agreed that their counselor provided the services they needed to address their problem.
Responsibilities include : Face-to-face non-medical counseling to military service members and their families (Individual, Couples, Family, Children).
Recommending appropriate referrals and handoffs to military and community resources according to the needs of military service members and their families.
Develops and / or uses approved training and education programs and materials.Communicates information regarding trends and issues at assigned installation to supervisors.
Participates in regular in-service training, quality improvement committees, or other contract activities as assigned.Opportunity to participate in surge and on demand events at the military installations.
Minimum Requirements : A Master’s degree in the Behavioral Health Professions (MS / MSW / MA)Licensure to practice at the independent practice level (LCSW, LMFT, LPCC, LMHC, Licensed Psychologist, LICSW, etc)5 years or more of post licensure clinical experienceMust be a U.
S. citizenAble to obtain a NACI ClearanceWhile helping America's finest and their families, MFLC counselors also benefit from : IPad provided for easy digital reporting, with no PII or PHINo insurance to fileNo progress notesNo treatment plansNo office to maintainFree work related professional development coursesReimbursement for job related license renewal feesFlexible 40-hour work weeksPaid federal holidaysExternal Referral Bonus : EligibleExternal Referral Bonus $ : 1,000Potential for Telework : NoClearance Level Required : NACITravel : NoScheduled Weekly Hours : 40Shift : DayRequisition Category : ProfessionalJob Family : Certified Career CounselorsPay Range :