Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), or Licensed Psychologist.
Military and Family Life Counseling (MFLC) Career Opportunities - Embedded Counselor position at Joint Base Lewis McChord in Washington
Are you a Marriage and Family Therapist or Licensed Counselor looking to make an Impact in the lives of our Service Members?
The Leidos Military and Family Life Counseling (MFLC) Program is hiring licensed professionals to provide individual and highly confidential counseling services and support to active duty military service members and their families across the country and around the globe.
Meaningful work with minimal administration
Our MFLC partnership with the Department of Defense (DoD) ensures that Service men and women have access to transformative counseling services that support:
- Non-medical counseling
- Complex and unique matters of military family life such as hazard duty, life on base, life overseas, and being away from home on deployment
- Childhood education programs and children's counseling
Non-medical counseling is supportive in nature and addresses: living conditions; life skills; improving relationships at home and at work; stress management; adjustment issues, such as those related to returning from deployment; marital problems; parenting, fear, grief and loss.
Counseling modalities consist of individual, family, couples and groups. MFLC may be based out of an installation’s family center, a National Guard and Reserve Joint Force HQ or other facilities and will provide proactive outreach to service members and their families via walk-around counseling.
- Face-to-face highly confidential counseling to military service members and their families.
- Recommending appropriate referrals and handoffs to military and community resources according to the needs of military service members and their families.
- Develops and/or uses approved training and education programs and materials.
- Communicates information regarding trends and issues at assigned installation to supervisors.
- Participates in regular in-service training, quality improvement committees, or other contract activities as assigned.
- Opportunity to participate in surge and on demand events at the military installations.
A Master’s degree in the Behavioral Health Professions (MS/MSW/MA)
Licensure to practice at the independent practice level (LICSW, LMFT, LMHC, or Psychologist) in the state of Washington (WA).
Requires 2 years experience after obtaining independent licensure
Must be a U.S. citizen
Must be able to obtain NACI/CNACI clearance
- Prior military service/military family member and/or strong familiarity with the military culture
- Bilingual capabilities
While helping America's finest and their families, MFLC counselors also benefit from:
- iPad provided for easy digital reporting, with no PII or PHI
- No insurance to file
- No progress notes
- No treatment plans
- No office to maintain
- Free work related professional development courses (CEU and non-CEU)
- Reimbursement for job related license renewal fees
- Flexible 40-hour work weeks
- Paid federal holidays