Employee Assistance Counselor
Company: Berkshire Health Systems
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The Employee Assistance Counselor provides direct clinical
evaluations/assessments, and practices time-limited individual,
marital or family psychotherapy with EAP contracted clients and/or
refers to appropriate level of care. The counselor assists with
promotion of EAP services through workshops, in-service trainings
or written articles. The EAP counselor provides consultation with,
training of, and assistance to organization leadership (managers,
supervisors, directors, union representation) on the behavioral
health needs of employees/staff that enhance the work environment,
supports a culture of safety, and improvesemployee job performance.
The counselor may provide case management when appropriate and may
be required to perform consultation/liaison social work for acutely
hospitalized patients/staff. The EAP counselor will conduct
critical incident stress debriefings as needed/required guided by
BMC policy. S/he will participate in new programs or special
projects through the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral
Sciences based upon the assessed needs of the organization and/or
community that are essential to the success of the departmental
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required
unless stated otherwise.)
Two years experience in psychiatric, community mental health, or
Advanced training in alcohol/drug abuse treatment preferred.
Demonstrated experience with managed care or case management
Education and Training:
Masters degree in Social Work or related field required.
License, Certification & Registration:
MENTAL HEALTH - LICSW, LMHC, LMFT, PSYD, or PHD
Substance Abuse Professional (SAP), CEAP, LADC I desirable
Excellent presentation skills.
Ability to maintain and monitor confidentiality of clients and
Excellent communication skills.
MS office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
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