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Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC)

Company: Arc Mercer Inc.
Location: Trenton
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC)Up to $30/hrPart time & Full time Positions Available, Mercer County, NJWho We Are:The Arc Mercer is a leading nonprofit agency serving people with developmental disabilities throughout Mercer County. We provide comprehensive community-based services that help people with special needs thrive while realizing and choosing their goals. Through education and advocacy, we provide opportunities, support and integration within our community. Among the programs and services in which we provide, we are the only agency to offer premier transportation and health care services in Mercer County.Who We Need:We are currently looking for an LAC (Licensed Associate Counselor) to work with individuals with developmental disabilities in our healthcare center located in Ewing, NJ.What We Need:

Work closely with the Healthcare Center Behavioral Director to schedule assessments, and coordinate intake process with the program. Complete initial assessments with patient and support system and complete related paperwork to be reviewed by the Practice Administrator.Based on initial assessment, provide preliminary diagnosis to the Behavioral Director and Insurance Coordinator. Carry a caseload of 50-60 clients/wk, support in managing patient plans, and oversee patient activities and interactions. Facilitate groups and provide support as needed or assigned by Provider or Facility Coordinator.When needed, travel to other facilities to attend training or provide assistance. What You Need:
Master's Degree in Psychology, Human Services, Social Work, Special Education or related field. Possession and Maintenance of a license Associate Counselor LicenseGood Interpersonal, organization and writing skills and complete tasks in a timely and accurate manner. The ability to build rapport with patients through education of Arc Mercer Processes and need for treatment. Serve as a role model to staff, patients, employees, and guests with a positive, caring and professional attitude. Under NJ Executive order #283 must be vaccinated against COVID-19, with booster shots (based on CDC eligibility) and provide proof of vaccination.What We Offer:
  • Qualified 401k plan with employer matching.Paid Time OffComprehensive Medical BenefitsAdvancement opportunities available.Please visit our website to complete an online application: Questions? Email us @ or call 609-508-7738Required by law to conduct criminal background checks.The Arc Mercer is an equal opportunity employer

Keywords: Arc Mercer Inc., Trenton , Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC), Other , Trenton, New Jersey

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