Counselor - Las Vegas NV - Development Counseling
Company: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Location: North Las Vegas
Posted on: October 17, 2020
We are looking for licensed professional counselors and
rehabilitation counselors who seek inspiration as they assist those
with barriers that prevent them from obtaining employment and
achieving long-term self-reliance. Counselors are housed in the
Deseret Industries store and support the Deseret Industries job
training program. The ideal candidate will have a true passion for
helping others heal emotionally, gain self-confidence, create hope,
and identify viable vocational/career pathways. If this is you,
come join a dynamic team as we empower individuals in their
self-reliance journey "in the Lord's way"!
This complex and rewarding professional position involves a variety
of activities throughout the workday, such as: professional and
individualized assessments, expert counseling and
guidance-including crisis intervention and vocational/career
counseling-consultation with Church leaders, while working
cohesively with community resources and other stakeholders to
achieve long-lasting change.
"Giving help to others-making a conscientious effort to care about
others as much as or more than we care about ourselves-is our joy"
(Pte. Russell M. Nelson, General Conference, October 2019).
For more information about Development Counseling Services, please
70% Vocational Counseling: Provides development expertise and
services for up to 150 associates annually (average of 60-76 at any
given time). Assesses associates' vocational strengths, weaknesses,
vocational impairments and gathers related disability information.
Administers formal vocational assessments; analyzes and synthesizes
the information. Guides the associate in creating a development
plan. Processes enrollment of associates in compliance with Church
policies and applicable laws. Maintains files, correspondence with
priesthood leaders, and bishop-assigned mentors. Coordinates all
aspects of the development process with associates. Coordinates
case staffing meetings with involved parties. Ensures the associate
is prepared for job placement.
15% Professional Consultation: Provides consultation to Church
leaders. Trains and supervises work done by Church- Service
Missionaries and volunteers.
15% Resource Management: Develops working relationships and
partnerships with other Church resources and with community
resources and programs, including government agencies, technical
training programs, other schools and employers. Identifies
appropriate offsite technical skills training programs, establishes
payment options and training report guidelines for associates
attending these programs. Establishes partnerships with employers
for business partnerships and job placement opportunities. Consults
with Church leaders.
- Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Work,
Counseling Psychology, or closely related discipline
- Current independent clinical license-e.g. LCSW, LPC/CMHC, or
other clinical licensures OR CRC
- At least one year of professional experience working with
people with disabilities-e.g. physical, mental health, cognitive,
etc.-or with recovered substance abusers. Experience and licensure
will impact entry level position.
- Solid understanding of disabilities and their accompanying work
assignment needs, and of applicable labor and disability laws and
- Ability to navigate complexity in team-based clinical settings,
being able to work independently with little oversight
- Proven vocational assessment, plan development, and vocational
- Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
- Proven problem-solving ability in crisis situations
- Demonstrated empathic listening skills-e.g. attending,
- Proven ability to determine relevant priorities, and proven use
of judgment in leveraging time and resources, as well as the use of
- Knowledge of where to find local job resources
Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
and currently temple worthy.
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