Military Family Life Counselor Embedded
Company: Magellan Health
Location: Camp Lejeune
Posted on: September 12, 2021
This position is included in a Collective Bargaining Agreement.
The position is located at Camp Lejeune. Candidates must be local
to North Carolina or willing to relocate. Candidates must also be
licensed at the independent level in NC as an LCSW, LMFT, or
Primary responsibility of providing the full breadth of MFLC
(military family life counseling) counseling services to military
service members and their families at military installations.
Services include non-medical, short term, walk around counseling,
training/health and wellness presentations, provision of health
fairs, and consultation to installation command regarding
behavioral health issues. Works closely with the installation and
military branch Points of Contact (POC) to assure that the program
is provided within scope and meets the needs of the
- Provides non-medical, short term, solution focused, walk around
counseling directly to service and family members. Services
include assessment, brief counseling and consultation, action
planning, referral to resources (assuring linkage as appropriate),
and follow-up as indicated.
Delivers training and health and wellness presentations,
participates in health fairs and other base/installation activities
as requested/ directed. Enters counselor activity data on a daily
basis through smart phone, web, or fax to assure that reporting is
accurate from assigned installation, while maintaining client /
service member confidentiality.
- Creates a presence on the installation in which the service and
family members feel comfortable approaching the counselor and
recognize the program to be confidential. Establishes and
maintains working relationships with community resources and
provides appropriate linkages for service members and their
families. Partners with POC to provide MFLC services in a
manner that addresses the needs of the installation. Develops an
excellent working relationship with the installation POC.
- Provides MFLC response to critical incidents, surge and on
demand events, and special requests as directed by the POC and
approved by the OSD program manager. Counselor will flex schedule
to respond to urgent requests as needed.
- Manages duty to warn and restricted reporting situations
according to DoD protocol and staffs the cases with Regional
- Communicates with Regional Supervisors and participate in
regular individual and group supervision, sharing information
regarding trends and issues on the installations to which they are
- Participates in regular
in-services/training, Quality Improvement
committees or other contract activities as
- Serves as a full time substitute MFLC Counselor working in
different facilities to provide coverage for a counselor(s) due to
illness or absences from their assignment as needed.
- Prior services as MFLC and/or CYB counselor strongly
- Master’s Degree from an accredited Graduate Program in a Mental
Health related field.
- Valid unrestricted counseling license from a State,
District of Columbia, US Territory or Commonwealth that grants
authority to provide counseling services as an independent
- For assignments in the 50 states, counselors shall be licensed
or certified in the state in which the client is receiving
- A minimum one year of post licensure counseling
- Requires ability to engage and communicate with military
members or children as assigned, in order to accomplish job
functions, and to respond quickly to emergent situations in any
physical location on a military installation and/or within a school
setting, which includes the need to traverse short and/or long
distances within the base to both indoor and outdoor locations, to
maneuver through rugged, outdoor or uneven locations (e.g., steep
inclines, stairs, grass), and work in outdoor weather and other
military base conditions.
- May require travel to locations outside of a military base in a
variety of physical environments. Due to the nature of working on
military installations or related worksites, counselors may need to
comply with various site specific requirements to work at
designated locations. For example, for some assignments, counselors
will need to have certain immunizations or vaccinations and provide
record of receipt.
- Secret Level security clearance.
- Pass a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) Clearance and
an Installation Records Check (IRC), Criminal History Background
Check and FBI Fingerprints Check.
- Ability to prove US Citizenship and must speak fluent
- Understanding, sensitivity and empathy for service members and
their families. Ability to develop trusting, helping
relationships. Ability to work effectively with individuals
and families from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic
- Prior military service/military family member and/or strong
familiarity with military culture and command structure; ability to
establish productive relationships with high ranking military
Military Family Life Counselor Embedded
Masters: Behavioral Health (Required), Masters: Social Work
Certifications - Required
Current licensure required for this position that meets State,
Commonwealth or customer-specific requirements - Care Mgmt, DL -
Driver License, Valid In State - Other, Must be an independently
licensed behavioral health clinician - Care Mgmt
Certifications - Preferred
Magellan Health, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity
Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.
Every employee must understand, comply with and attest to the
security responsibilities and security controls unique to their
position; and comply with all applicable legal, regulatory, and
contractual requirements and internal policies and procedures.
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