Children's Home Society of Florida

Licensed Clinical Counselor (School-Based)

Job Locations US-FL-Pensacola
Job ID
# of Openings
Clinical Counseling
Regular Full-Time



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Are you passionate about making a positive difference for generations to come?

Are you caring, thoughtful, and innovative?


If you want to join the largest, oldest, and leading premier nonprofit organization within child welfare,

Children's Home Society of Florida is for you!



We are looking for a Licensed Clinical Counselor self-motivated, organized, and have good time management skills to work with at-risk youth in a local Title 1 Elementary School. Counseling services will be community based, provided in the school or in the home with the child and family. This is a full time year round position with counseling services provided to the children during the summer months in the home or at the school. As a Licensed Clinical Counselor you will provide in-depth clinical assessment and treatment of individuals and families by using such activities as delineating alternatives, helping to articulate goals and providing needed information, service and treatment, and provide individual, family and group therapy. This is an exceptional opportunity for a focused and dedicated Social Services Professional who is determined to do the very best for children in need and thrives in a fast-paced, never-the-same work environment.




  • Mission driven uplifting work culture 
  • Great benefits suite
  • Generous paid time off including holidays
  • Growth and professional development opportunities
  • Culture for continuous improvement and only being the best!



  • Provide in-depth clinical and supportive counseling services; individual, group and family therapy, including but not limited to TBOS, Outpatient or BHOS services, in a CHS office/facility, client home and/or school community as necessary. 

  • Provide in-depth clinical assessment, diagnosis of clinical conditions, treatment plans and intervention, including but not limited to Medicaid Brief Behavioral Health Status Examinations, TBOS, Outpatient or BHOS services. 

  • Deliver evidence-based treatment interventions (i.e. Trauma-Focused Care, Infant Mental Health). 

  • Oversee the behavioral program or treatment interventions associated with the client treatment plan; train and provide clinical supervision of direct care staff regarding components of the individualized treatment plan. 

  • Develop and maintain clinical records and program documentation according to contract and CHS standards (assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, termination summaries, etc).

  • May facilitate psycho-educational classes/groups such as parenting skills, substance abuse, independent living skills, anger management, behavior management, MAPP/PRIDE training, etc. 

  • May provide case management services including information, plan referral and linkages, coordinate services with other professionals and para professionals, and liaison with outside social service agencies and other organizations. 

  • Provide crisis counseling services or on call support as required or scheduled.  



  • Strong knowledge about all things Clinical Counseling
  • Strong organizational skills and a tireless focus on quality results
  • Exceptional leadership, interpersonal and communication skills that allow you to work well with diverse teams, clients and families
  • Resiliency, with a propensity to persevere in spite of constant change
  • A sincere passion for helping others in need.
  • Ability to assess and apply proper intervention strategies 

  • Ability to effectively interact with children and families from diverse cultural backgrounds 



  • Master's Degree in Social Work or comparable human services field 

  • Professional Florida license in Mental Health (LMHC), Clinical Social Work (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT) or Psychology required

  • Minimum of three years of post-Bachelor’s degree experience working with at-risk children and families 

  • Must apply for and maintain a Florida Medicaid Number through the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration 

  • Preferred Experience providing therapy to at-risk children and families 



When children and families face complex challenges, Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) is there since 1902. Delivering hope to more than 50,000 children and family members across the state, we continue to do more. We are leading the nation in developing and delivering solutions that transform the lives and futures of children and families. With more than 1,800 team members, CHS is the #1 provider of children’s services in the state of Florida. 


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