St. Joseph's Villa

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Mental Health Skill Building Counselor*$2,000 Bonus*

Mental Health Skill Building Counselor*$2,000 Bonus*

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Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Community Based Services and the   Clinical Supervisor, this position coordinates the overall services provided to clients.  Responsibilities include coordination of an overall written program of services; coordination of program staff in relationship to Service Plans for clients and providing direct professional psycho-educational services to clients and their families.


Position focuses upon development of and participation in a team approach with other program staff and community-based support to insure quality services to clients and their families. Performs all work safely, in accordance with the highest professional ethical standards, and in alignment with Saint Joseph’s Villa mission, values, and guiding principles.


All work is performed safely, effectively, to the highest ethical standards, and in accordance with regulatory and accrediting standards and St. Joseph’s Villa’s mission, values, and guiding principles.



Conducts intake interviews, discusses program requirements with clients/ placing agencies and recommends to the Program Manager, Program Director and/or Treatment Clinical Supervisor scope of treatment.


Coordinates all phases of the treatment program within the program(s) for those clients for whom he/she has primary responsibility.


Works independently with minimum field supervision.


Participates in the development and implementation of service plans, objectives and methods necessary for providing effective services to individual clients and families.


Provides professional services to clients and supports the client in accessing appropriate community activities on a regularly scheduled basis.


Researches community-based organizations and governmental agencies to determine what resources are available to support the client’s needs.


Develops of progress/evaluation reports on clients that meet both St. Joseph's Villa’s and Medicaid’s requirements.

Reviews and updates all Individualized Service Plans (ISPs), Magellan/CCC+, Quarterly reports, and other necessary paperwork in the specified timeframe.


Prepares regular narrative, tabular, and statistical reports for St. Joseph’s Villa management staff, Service Board, and licensing, accrediting, and regulatory agencies.


Prepares data for accurate billing for services, complying with the requirements of the varied funding streams.


Uses approved behavior management techniques to work with clients in crisis.


May provide supportive assistance in the areas of activities of daily living, money management and other basic physical needs


May provide direct client care.


May lead clients in recreational, educational, or treatment activities.


Provides clients with supportive assistance as it relates to their independent living skills.


Models appropriate professional behavior and dress.


Attends regularly scheduled staff meetings


Evaluates work processes and methods and submits recommendations for continuous quality improvement.


Attends scheduled training programs for professional development that includes, at a minimum, trainings required by St. Joseph’s Villa and by regulatory and accrediting bodies.


Performs other duties as assigned.


  • BA/BS in Human Services field with a minimum of 1 year (2080 hours) documented clinical experience. 
  • Must be a QMHP
  • Proficient with Windows, Outlook, MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with proprietary software preferred.
  • Excellent Driving Record