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Brick, New Jersey
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19 May 2023
If you are looking to make an impact by helping others, then Preferred Behavioral Health Group is the place for you! By joining our award-winning team, you will be part of the premier behavioral health organization in Monmouth and Ocean counties; a dynamic and innovative non-profit that was proudly named "Outstanding Employer of the Year" by the New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA). Our mission is to deliver quality and compassionate behavioral health services to individuals and families through a Trauma Informed Care philosophy and approach.

Our staff is at the core of everything we do. We are dedicated to building a diverse team, one where employees feel a sense of belonging and are valued for their contributions. We encourage and embrace staff development and growth. If you are ready for an exciting and rewarding career, please submit your resume today.

Job Title: Mental Health Counselor

Program: Brick Township School Based Program

Location: Brick Township High School

Position Type: Full Time

Job Description/Summary

The School Based Mental Health Counselor (MHC) will receive referrals and conduct individual, group, and family counseling using modalities that are evidence based and consistent with adolescent stage of development. MHC is responsible for accepting the highest level of social, emotional, behavioral disorders and implementing effective student-driven treatment plans to demonstrate successful psychological outcomes.


Effectively provides therapy (i.e. individual, group, family)
Demonstrates knowledge of adolescent growth and development
Works effectively with the full spectrum of diagnostic disorders
Coordinates services with child study team, guidance departments and other district personnel
Provides crisis management and intervention


Effectively treats adults, adolescents, and children with a wide range of social/emotional/behavioral identifiers
Effectively manages documentation as required for program charts; (for examples: progress notes, treatment plans);
Demonstrates empathy and compassion
Proficiently communicates- written and verbal


Education Masters Degree in related field (i.e. counseling, social work, clinical psychology)
License(s) LSW, LAC, LCSW, LPC

Comprehensive Benefits Package:

o Medical and Dental Insurance

o 403(b) Retirement Plan

o Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays

o Disability and Life Insurance

o Employee Assistance Program

o Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account

o Voluntary Benefits, such as Vision Insurance, Aflac, Pet Insurance

o Training opportunities

o Employee Referral Bonus program

Preferred Behavioral Health Group requires all employees to provide proof of vaccination for COVID - 19 before beginning work, unless a valid medical, religious, or other exemption is approved by PBHG consistent with applicable law.

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  • Job Reference: 1010174687-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Location: Brick, New Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent