Co-occurring Child and Adolescent Therapist

Bureau/Program: Behavioral Health Service / Adolescent and Family Services

Full-time/County Contractual

Date Posted: 5.24.22
Date Closing: Open until filled

Location: 122 North Langley Road, Suite A, Glen Burnie, MD 21060 and 839 Bestgate Road, Suite 300, Annapolis, MD 21401

Salary: $48,000 to $58,000, based on license and experience

Hours: Core clinic hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Position requires two evening shifts a week.

Benefits: Participation in the County’s group health plan (including dental, prescription and optical), paid holidays, annual and sick leave. The selected employee may also participate in the County’s deferred compensation program at his or her own expense.

Job Description

Nature of Work: Provides mental health and substance use disorder counseling as needed for children, adolescents and their families in the Adolescent and Family Services clinics. Functions within a multidisciplinary treatment team and will facilitate group therapy sessions as well as one-on-one sessions with clients and families. If clinically indicated and part of the treatment plan, may conduct drug screens for adolescents.

Essential Duties:

  1. Provide mental health and co-occurring treatment services to patients, ages 4-18, and their families, including individual, family and group modalities. Provide case management, follow-up and referrals to services as appropriate.
  2. Conduct psychosocial assessments, substance use assessments/screenings (including urinalysis) and diagnosis of patients.
  3. Develop person-centered treatment plans, document treatment notes, contact notes, correspondence and other written reports essential to the treatment of the patients, following the Anne Arundel County Department of Health policies and COMAR regulations.
  4. Coordinate interagency contacts by telephone, written correspondence and meetings to provide continuity of care.
  5. Participate in interdisciplinary staff meetings as well as group and individual supervision to evaluate best practices, plan treatment protocols and track patients’ progress through peer review and case conference.
  6. Provide telephone service to the community in order to make risk assessments, provide crisis intervention services and screen for appropriate information and referral.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Master’s degree in social work, psychology or counseling from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Minimum two years providing mental health and co-occurring clinical services to youth and their families.

License: Licensed in Maryland as a Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical, Licensed, Clinical Professional Counselor; LGPC or LMSW may also apply.

How to Apply

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications can apply. Send a completed County application or resume to: Human Resources, 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401, Fax to 410-222-4492 or email

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