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SVJC Lead Clinician & Program Coordinator 

About the Organization Established June 15, 1971, Valley Community Services Board is a publicly funded organization where citizens of Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta and Highland Counties can receive Behavioral Health, Substance Use and Developmental Services services. Valley Community Services Board serves as the single point of entry into publicly funded mental health, developmental, and substance use disorder services for these localities.

Valley CSB is a person-centered organization, tailoring treatment to each individual. We value competency and compassion in every service we provide. We are also a resource for educating the public about the nature of mental health, substance use, and developmental disabilities to dispel stereotypes and encourage support for individuals facing those challenges.

Valley Community Services Board is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

Open Date 12/6/2022  
Close Date 6/1/2023  
Position SVJC Lead Clinician & Program Coordinator  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Shift Days  
Req Number CLI-22-00041  
Number of Openings 1  
Number Filled 0  

Valley Community Services Board (VCSB) is seeking a licensed or license-eligible clinician to serve as the lead clinician and program coordinator at the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center (SVJC).


  • Clinical supervision provided at no cost.
  • Health insurance as low as $20/month for individuals. Family and dependent plans are also available.
  • Sign-on bonus of $1,500.00, included in full with the first paycheck.
  • Nine paid holidays.
  • Accrue up to 20 days of paid time off (PTO) per year from year one. PTO is immediately available upon accrual.
  • Participation in the Virginia Retirement System.
  • Professional development assistance provided at no cost.

Summary of Essential Duties

  • Provides mental health and substance use services to children and adolescents placed at SVJC.
  • Works collaboratively with SVJC employees and other service providers as a representative of VCSB.
  • Guides, directs, and coaches team members to meet or exceed program objectives.
  • Monitors program for compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies.
Position Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of individual, group, and family psychotherapy.
  • Juvenile delinquency.
  • Juvenile justice system.
  • Ethical standards that govern helping relationships.

Skills Pertaining to:

  • Diagnosis and assessment
  • Crisis intervention
  • Case management
  • Psychotherapeutic interventions with children and families.
  • Oral and written communication.
  • Community education/public speaking.
  • Team leadership and development.
  • Basic Microsoft Office use.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Sound judgment.
  • Community relations.

Ability to:

  • Understand the etiology and treatment of mental health and substance abuse disorders.
  • Form working alliances with clients, family members, and staff of outside agencies.
  • Work with children and adolescent from many socioeconomic and educational backgrounds who are experiencing a wide variety of mental health and substance abuse challenges.

Minimum Qualifications

In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must possess:

  • Master's degree in human services or related field from an accredited program.
  • Current status as an LMHP supervisee or resident in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Preferred Qualifications

The most competitive candidates will possess one or more of the following:

  • Current LCSW, LPC, or similar credential.
  • Previous experience working within the juvenile justice system.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Clinical experience working with children and adolescents diagnosed with severe emotional disturbance (SED) or at-risk for SED.
Salary Information $50,000 - $54,000 annually, plus benefits.  
EOE Statement Valley Community Services Board is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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