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Therapist- School-Based Mental Health Program, $6,000 Sign on Bonus

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington

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ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW: At Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, your knowledge and service in areas such as immigrants and refugees, mental health, social work, employment and adult education, legal and financial services, health care, food assistance, shelter and housing, developmental disabilities and prison outreach can make a profound difference in the lives of many. Through more than 50 programs across the district and five surrounding counties, Catholic Charities is opening doors to help and hope. At CCADW, we continue to build an inclusive culture that celebrates a diverse workforce. We offer so much more than just a job. We offer careers. We take pride in our “promote from within” culture. We offer professional development, a comprehensive benefits package, a hybrid work model with both remote and in-office work, and a passion for building and motivating world class, high performing teams. Explore your career opportunity with Catholic Charities. Join us in Inspiring Hope and Building Futures.

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington values the safety of our employees, our clients, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are up to date with your COVID vaccinations, including the booster dose or you must request an exemption from your representative. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington.

JOB SUMMARY:  The Therapist schedules, screens and completes intake interviews with clients, and provides individual, family, and group therapy to children and adolescents. The position works as a part of the school Behavioral Health Coordination Team.


  • Perform intake process for all clients and provides appropriate referrals.
  • Develop treatment plans to establish goals and objectives for client treatment.
  • Conduct therapy sessions, using modalities and methods appropriate to the client and the program, to identify and discuss problems, identify solutions, work with clients to implement solutions, and model appropriate behaviors.
  • Provide crisis management services as necessary.
  • Maintain client documentation per required policies and procedures including assessments, contact notes, weekly billing, monthly progress notes, biannual treatment plan updates, all other clinical documentation related to the care of the client.
  • Participate on the school’s Early Intervention Team and the Behavioral Health Coordination Team.


  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling from an accredited college or university.
  • Current D.C. license in specific discipline i.e. LGSW, LGPC.
  • Two (2) years direct service experience in a mental health setting.
  • Experience providing counseling to children, adolescents, and adults,
  • Experience providing outreach to community groups/ parents.


  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service.
  • Clinical judgment and leadership skills.
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