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Bilingual Counselor – Children’s Shelter RIC

Commonwealth Catholic Charities

SUMMARY: This position provides individual and group counseling services to foreign born children to help them achieve effective personal and family development.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Interviews clients to assess their situation and develops appropriate clinical treatment plans.
Conducts individual and group counseling sessions.
Prepares and maintains case files, reports, both written and through electronic, to ensure proper client care and compliance with state licensing, certification, and insurance standards.
Refers clients to community organizations as appropriate for additional services.
Stays current in required training through completion and documentation of annual training hours
Maintains positive working relationships with stakeholders and responds to inquiries in a timely manner, providing records and progress reports on clients, as required.
Participates in treatment planning meetings to provide feedback for case planning and addressing childs needs
Assists in the review of client charts and records.
Administers client surveys, questionnaires, and testing, as appropriate.
Attends program and agency meetings and follows policies and procedures.
Follows guidelines of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) in the handling of and releasing of clients personal information and medical records.
Maintains a cooperative and flexible attitude.
Testifies in court cases when subpoenaed.
Represents the Agency in the community and workplace in a professional and ethical manner.
Demonstrates sensitivity to the service populations cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
Demonstrates strong interpersonal, decision-making, problem-solving, oral, and written skills.
Utilizes a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling and preferred two years of post graduate experience; licensed or license eligible.

Required Qualifications:
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Master's degree in Social Work or Counseling and preferred two years of post graduate experience; licensed or license eligible. Must be bilingual in English and Spanish
Join an awesome team of professionals at Commonwealth Catholic Charities (CCC)! Our friendly staff is committed to providing quality and compassionate services to all people throughout Virginia. We offer a robust benefit package including health, dental, vision, life, short term disability, long term disability, employee assistance programs, legal resources, generous paid time off, eleven paid holidays, and a cutting-edge retirement savings program. Turn your passion for helping others into a meaningful career with CCC. Apply now!
How to apply:
To apply for our open positions, please visit our website at to submit an application. We only review applications submitted for our current open positions and will contact you if we are interested in moving forward with you as a qualified candidate. Commonwealth Catholic Charities is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Thank you for your interest!
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Commonwealth Catholic Charities