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December 14, 2019
Annandale (hj16), Virginia
Job Type


Job Announcement

Exciting opportunity to join state of the art multi-disciplinary team at Woodburn Place, a 16 bed, short-term residential crisis stabilization unit that serves individuals with mental illness and co-occurring disorders who are in psychiatric crisis. Services include crisis intervention, individual, group and family counseling, case management, medication management, social and medical detoxification and linking individuals to ongoing mental health, substance use or co-occurring services. The supervisor is responsible for clinical and administrative supervision of a large interdisciplinary staff including senior clinicians, therapists, counselors, peer specialists, a psychiatrist, behavioral health nurses and nurse practitioner; crisis intervention/crisis stabilization; and facilitating and supporting all aspects of a recovery environment.

This position involves day, evening and weekend hours as well as on-call hours. Position is designated as Emergency Personnel.

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Illustrative Duties

  • Provides staff supervision for all clinical aspects of the program;
  • Plans, assigns, and reviews work of team members;
  • Interviews and selects candidates for various positions;
  • Performs complex evaluations and makes independent diagnoses using Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD) - 10;
  • Provides individual, family and group treatment;
  • Maintains a caseload of diverse, complex, and high risk individuals;
  • Develops treatment plans and adapts treatment interventions and approaches;
  • Provides assessment and treatment services to individuals presenting a wide variety of emotional, social, and mental disorders over a range of severity;
  • Consults with professionals on a variety of problems including delivery of needed services for clinically complex cases;
  • Provides liaison to community agencies to facilitate communication and service provision for individuals requiring multiple services;
  • Develops and implements program activities and services, including training and educational activities;
  • Under direction, develops and implements a specialized program which is designed to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of service provision;
  • Supervises day-to-day program operations;
  • Promotes awareness of program services through presentations;
  • Develops and monitors program's policies and procedures;
  • Ensures that program is in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local policies, regulations, and statutes;
  • Mediates and facilitates inter-and intra-program issues needing a systems perspective;
  • Plans, recommends, and executes quality initiatives related to mental health standards;
  • Monitors and analyzes the impact of psychotropic medication on an individual's functioning and mental status;
  • Provides crisis stabilization and crisis management;
  • Ensures that a facility is maintained in good operating condition and compliant with health and safety, licensure, and regulatory requirements.
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, theories, and methods of the psychological and social development of humans;
  • Thorough knowledge of the elements of a comprehensive bio-psycho-social assessment and interviewing techniques;
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to implement recovery oriented practices and person-centered planning;
  • Knowledge of major schools of treatment inclusive of substance abuse prevention and treatment methods/techniques;
  • Core skills in motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapies;
  • Knowledge of psychiatric, psychological, sociological, and addiction terminology and concepts;
  • Knowledge of clinical supervisory methods and techniques;
  • Knowledge of alcohol and/or drug addiction and the physiological and psychological effects;
  • Knowledge of existing referral agencies and community resources;
  • Demonstrated case management skills;
  • Ability to formulate diagnoses and to diagnostically interpret data obtained from psychological test results, social histories, and interviews;
  • Ability to evaluate the severity of individuals' substance use, psychiatric symptoms, and impact on daily functioning; and implement commensurate level of treatment and support;
  • Ability to manage a caseload and manage the workflow of the team;
  • Ability to establish rapport and maintain effective relationships with individuals receiving services and the individuals and families who support them;
  • Ability to prepare, produce, and conduct program presentations;
  • Ability to develop, implement, manage, and evaluate programs;
  • Ability to supervise and train service professionals;
  • Ability to successfully perform as a team leader/member;
  • Ability to evaluate performance, provide feedback, coach, correct, and implement personnel procedures;
  • Ability to function independently in high stress situations;
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, co-workers, supervisors, public and private sector organizations, community groups, and the general public;
  • Ability to successfully perform as a team leader/member;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
Employment Standards

Graduation from an accredited college with at least a master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or nursing plus three years of clinical experience or a doctoral degree in psychology, social, counseling or nursing plus one year of clinical experience.


  • Must be licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia in one of the following:
    • Licensed Clinical Social Worker,
    • Licensed Professional Counselor,
    • Clinical Psychologist,
    • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist,
    • Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner or
    • Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Valid driver's license with fewer than six demerit points (or equivalent in another state) and must be maintained throughout employment with Community Services Board.
  • MANDT Certifications within six (6) months of appointment and annually thereafter.
    The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, and a sanctions screening to the satisfaction of the employer. National Provider Identifier required. TB screening upon hire and annually thereafter.

    Contingent upon area of assignment, some positions within this class:
    Must be eligible to provide services that can be reimbursed by Medicaid in accordance with the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services' requirements and the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Disability Services;
    Must meet the requirements to be a provider of Case Management Services as set forth by the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services.


    • Minimum of three years post-degree experience working with adults who suffer from serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders in an intensive treatment group home, hospital emergency department or psychiatric unit, community-based behavioral emergency services, and/or crisis stabilization setting.
    • Supervisory experience preferred.

    Transport clients in agency vehicle(s), observe client behavioral, perform CPR/first aid, climb stairs, lift up to 20 lbs, participate in recreational activities, prepare meals, work 12.5 -16 hour shifts, review/write clinical notes in records and use computer.All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

    Panel interview; may include exercise.

    It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

    Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

    Merit Positions

    Fairfax County is proud to offer employees an attractive and comprehensive benefits program, including the following:

    • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance Coverage
    • Group Term Life Insurance
    • Long Term Disability
    • LiveWell Program
    • Flexible Spending Programs
    • Paid Leave (annual, sick, parental, volunteer activity, and more!)
    • Paid Holidays
    • Contributory Retirement Plan
    • Deferred Compensation
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Employees' Child Care Center
    • Commuter Benefit Program
    • Continuous Learning Opportunities

    For additional details please visit the County's benefits webpage.

    Non-Merit Positions

    1. Non-Merit Benefit Eligible: scheduled to work a minimum 1,040 hours and no more than a maximum of 1,560 hours in a calendar year.
      • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance Coverage
      • Flexible Spending Program
      • Deferred Compensation
    2. Temporary: scheduled to work a maximum of 900 hours in a calendar year.
      • No benefits
    What is the highest level of education that you have completed?

    • Less than 12th grade
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Some college
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Doctorate degree
    Is your degree in one of the following disciplines?

    • Psychology
    • Social work
    • Nursing
    • Counseling
    • None of the above
    Please indicate which of the following license(s) you possess in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

    • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
    • Licensed Professional Counselor
    • Clinical Psychologist
    • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
    • Clinical Nurse Specialist
    • Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner
    • None of the above
    In reference to the previous question, indicate the license number(s) and the expiration date(s). If not applicable type N/A.

      How many years of clinical experience do you have? (Clinical experience means providing direct clinical services to individuals with mental illness, intellectual disabilities, and substance abuse; includes supervised internships, practicums, and field experience.)

      • None
      • Less than one year
      • One to less than two years
      • Two to less than three years
      • Three to less than four years
      • Four to less than five years
      • Five to less than six years
      • Six to less than seven years
      • Seven to less than eight years
      • Eight years or more
      Do you currently possess a valid driver's license?

      • Yes
      • No
      How many full-time equivalent years of experience do you have working in a behavioral health setting?

      • None
      • Less than one year
      • One to less than two years
      • Two to less than three years
      • Three to less than four years
      • Four to less than five years
      • Five or more years
      Have you worked with adults who suffer from (check all that apply):

      • Serious mental illness
      • Co-occurring disorders
      • Substance use or abuse
      • Intellectual disability
      • None of the above
      Have you worked with adults in any of the following settings? (check all that apply)

      • Intensive treatment group home
      • Hospital emergency department
      • Psychiatric unit
      • Community-based behavioral emergency services
      • Crisis stabilization unit
      • Detoxification facility
      • None of the above
      Are you available and willing to work evenings/night (7:30pm-7:00am) and on-call?

      • Yes
      • No
      Are you certified in the Commonwealth of Virginia to provide licensure supervision?

      • Yes
      • No
      The position requires travel to various locations within and outside of the county for meetings and training. Are you able to satisfy this requirement?

      • Yes
      • No

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