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Lead Clinical Mental Health Therapist

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Location: Forsyth
Position Type: Full-time
Closing Date: June 12, 2021

Crossnore School & Children’s Home of North Carolina is looking to hire a Lead Clinical Mental Health Therapist (LPC / LCMHC / LCSW / LMFT) for our non-profit child welfare organization’s Winston-Salem campus. Are you a clinician that wants to help children build healthy lives and overcome trauma? Would you like to work for an established and respected non-profit that uses an evidence-based sanctuary model? If so, please read on!

This Lead Clinical Mental Health Therapist (LPC / LCMHC / LCSW / LMFT) position earns a competitive salary, depending on experience, and is eligible for a $3,000 sign-on bonus. We also offer excellent benefits options, including medical, dental, vision, a 401(k) plan, generous paid time off (PTO), life, short-term & long-term disability, continuing education assistance, ongoing job-specific training, and flexible schedules when possible. If this sounds like the right opportunity to further your career as a clinician, consider applying to join our non-profit team today!


We are a non-profit child welfare organization that has been providing support to children and families in crisis through residential services, clinical services, foster care, and adoptions for more than 100 years. Our holistic model of care allows us to meet and nurture each child right where they are, regardless of background, experiences, or differences. We use a certified sanctuary model and take a holistic approach to care. With three North Carolina locations, we are committed to providing a sanctuary of hope and healing for children.

Our employees have the opportunity to make a positive impact that will last forever in the lives of children. And, we not only help children build healthy lives through our sanctuary model, but staff also learn how to utilize it in their own personal and professional lives. In addition to providing rewarding work, we support the health and financial well-being of all our employees with competitive pay, comprehensive benefits, and a positive work culture. We have taken a publicly acknowledged stance on racial equity.


As a Lead Clinical Mental Health Therapist (LPC / LCMHC / LCSW / LMFT), you are at the heart of what we do. You both oversee the clinicians who provide services to the children and families and provide direct services yourself. Your day-to-day interactions with clients and other professionals demonstrate a solid understanding of the systemic and strength-based practice. You create a therapeutic milieu for children and families where individual, group, and family therapy is provided in a trauma-informed setting.

By overseeing the billable expectations and assignment of the caseload, you manage the workflow of your assigned staff. You train and support clinicians in their roles. Under your leadership, they are inspired to embrace our model and make a real difference in the lives of children and families. Your style of management fosters teamwork, respect, accountability, and trust. Conscientiously, you ensure that documentation meets agency and licensing standards. You also carefully review assessments and service plans.

As an agency liaison for your department, you assist referral sources, clients, and families with client care issues and concerns. You also coordinate with remote site location personnel. Engaged in evidence-based practice, you continually research therapeutic interventions relevant to the populations served. You participate in program development through committee memberships. You get great satisfaction out of helping to facilitate a sanctuary of hope and healing for children!


Fully licensed as a therapist in North Carolina with no licensure restrictions and the authorization to diagnose mental illnesses and addictive disorders
Understanding of Medicaid, Health Choice, and the third-party billing process
Working knowledge of the child and family mental health system in North Carolina
Ability to adhere to our commitment to the Sanctuary Model of Care, S.E.L.F Model, self-care, the seven sanctuary commitments, and their respective tools
Ability to promote a safe and secure environment by adhering to all policies and program guidelines pertaining to risk management
The authorization to supervise associate-level (provisionally licensed) staff, 5 years of experience as a counselor working with children and families, and 3 years of supervisory experience are preferred but multiple factors will be taken into consideration.

Do you work well in a team structure? Can you both take supervisory direction and work independently? Do you exercise sound judgment and practice in an ethical manner? Are you able and willing to give thoughtful feedback? Do you enjoy coaching and mentoring others? Are you collaborative? Do you have excellent communication skills? Are you responsive and sensitive to cultural and ethnic differences? Do you handle confidential information responsibly? If so, you might just be perfect for this Lead Clinical Mental Health Therapist (LPC / LCMHC / LCSW / LMFT) position!


This full-time Lead Clinical Mental Health Therapist (LPC / LCMHC / LCSW / LMFT) position typically works Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM and participates in a clinician rotation schedule that provides 24-hour clinical on-call services for the agency.


We understand your time is valuable, and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this clinician job with our non-profit organization, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!