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Mental Health Counselor

Posted: July 13, 2023

The Diocese of Covington, Catholic Charities, is seeking to hire a counselor for our Mental Health Programs. The position is 40 hours per week with some evening hours. 

Overall Purpose: Performs all the duties of a Licensed Counselor for our general counseling practice serving individuals and families.

 Educational and Experiential Criteria:

·         Licensed LPCC or LCSW, Master's degree level clinician  

·         Experience with diverse populations, including children, adults, couples, and families. 

·         Experience with DSM 5.

·         Ability to perform all the therapist's duties and work independently with administrative oversight. 

·         Strong desire to advance the cause of human services at Catholic Charities and the community, including advocacy, teaching, and participation in planning processes.

·         Three or more years of experience preferred.

·         Roman Catholic Preferred

 Counselor Responsibilities:

·         Outpatient screening, assessment, diagnosis, therapy, and case management for children, families, and adults, including facilitating groups as appropriate.

·         Maintain the best practices in counseling through consultation and supervision provided by Catholic Charities and other available resources.

·         Keep all records current and comply with the quality assurance program and accreditation standards.

·         May require delivery of services off-site at collaborating community agencies or schools.

·         Assist with functions that further Catholic Charities' mission, including public speaking at special events, radio, video, and community coalitions.

·         Attend Individual supervision weekly with the clinical supervisor and team meetings as scheduled. Comply with supervision and continuing education requirements per licensing board. 

·         Assist clients in complying with our policies and procedures, including but not limited to the payment of fees.

We offer an excellent benefits package including three weeks of paid vacation (adjusted upwards for longevity), 14 holidays, ten sick days, two personal days, a fully paid single health insurance plan, a defined benefit pension plan, family tuition assistance to Catholic Schools in Diocese, and be eligibility to contribute to the 403b savings plan, long-term disability, life insurance, business travel mileage and reimbursement for approved expenses. 


This job description should not imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards for the position. Staff perform other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.


Submit your resume, including at least three references, a cover letter, and salary history, by email to Shannon Braun at sbraun@covingtoncharities.org


Equal Opportunity Employer


Catholic Charities is an equal employment opportunity.

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