Military Therapist - Adult
Company: Magellan Health
Location: Fort Stewart
Posted on: September 15, 2021
Provides the full breadth of MFLC consultation and counseling
services to the command structure and military service members and
their families as an embedded counselor assigned to a dedicated
military unit. Responsible for providing MFLC services including
non-medical, short term, walk around counseling, training/health
and wellness presentations, and consultation to the
brigade/regiments command regarding behavioral health issues with a
unique understanding of the particular military unit, cultural and
- Provides non-medical, short-term, solution focused, walk-around
counseling directly to service and family members of a dedicated
military unit (brigade, wing or regiment) as an embedded counselor.
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 and activities as requested/
- Enters counselor activity data on a daily basis through smart
phone or web application to assure that reporting is accurate from
assigned installation, while maintaining client / service member
- Cultivates and maintains direct relationships with commanders
and personnel within the assigned military unit, utilizing
relationship management skills and recognizing the unique structure
and mission of the assigned military unit. Responsible for
development of an effective and professional working relationship
with the installation POC (Point of Contact), command, and the
- Creates a presence within the brigade/regiment in which the
service and family members feel comfortable approaching the
counselor, recognizing the program to be confidential. Establish
and maintain working relationships with community resources and
provide appropriate linkages for service members and their
families. Partners with POC to provide MFLC services in a manner
that addresses the needs of the brigade/regiment.
- Provides MFLC response to critical incidents, surge, and
special requests as directed by the POC and approved by the Office
of Secretary of Defense (OSD) program manager. Counselor will flex
schedule to respond to urgent requests as needed.
- Manages duty to warn and restricted reporting situations
according to Department of Defense (DoD) protocol and staffs the
cases with Regional Supervisor/Regional Director.
- Communicates with Regional Supervisors and participates in
regular individual and group supervision, sharing information
regarding trends and issues on the installations to which the
counselor is assigned.
- Participates in regular in-services/training, Quality
Improvement committees or other contract activities as
- 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 practitioner.
- For assignments in the 50 states, counselors shall be licensed
or certified in the state in which the client is receiving
- A minimum two years 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.
- 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 backgrounds.
- Pass a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) Clearance and
an Installation Records Check (IRC), Criminal History Background
Check and FBI Fingerprints Check.
- Some units require a secret level clearance in addition to the
previously stated requirements.
- Vehicle Operator's License Requirement: Unless
specifically waived by the FEDSIM COR, all contractor personnel
providing counseling support at Government locations shall possess
a valid U.S. state vehicle operator’s license. As a condition for
employment under this contract, contractor personnel may be
required to pass all tests for and obtain a U.S. military vehicle
operator’s permit for commercial sedans and similar, for use at
Temporary Duty (TDY) locations, if required.
- 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
- Prior services as MFLC counselor strongly preferred.
Military Therapist - Adult
MFLC Tier 4
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.
Keywords: Magellan Health, Savannah , Military Therapist - Adult, Other , Fort Stewart, Georgia
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!