Child and Adolescent Therapist

$45,000 to $76,000
Posted Date
Closing Date

Bureau: Behavioral Health Services / Adolescent and Family Services

Full-time County Contractual
Open to all qualified candidates.
Date Posted: 12/8/23 | Date Closing: Open until filled
Location: 122 North Langley Road, Suite A & B, Glen Burnie, MD 21060
Hours: 40 hours per week, 11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. two days per week
Salary: $45,000 to $76,000
Benefits: Participation in the County’s group health plan including prescription, dental, and optical, paid holidays and sick leave. Optional deferred compensation program at employee's own expense.

Job Description

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

  1. Provide 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.
  2. Conduct psychosocial assessments, substance use assessments/screenings (including urinalysis) and diagnosis of patients.
  3. Develop person-centered treatment plans and document treatment notes, contact notes, correspondence and other written reports essential to the treatment of the patients, following DOH policies and COMAR regulations.
  4. Coordinate interagency contacts by phone, 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 phone 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 behavioral health field from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Minimum of two years experience providing behavioral health services to adolescents and families. Bilingual preferred.
License or Certification: LGMFT, LCMFT, LMSW, LCSW, LGPC, LCPC
Desired or Preferred Qualifications: Familiar with Anne Arundel County Resources

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 410-222-4392 or email

An Equal Opportunity Employer   
Smoke-Free Workplace

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