*This position qualifies for a special sign-on incentive*
MFLC Counselors provide assessment, short-term, solution focused
counseling services and non-traditional walk around participant
outreach to eligible individuals, military children and youth of
all ages. This includes collaboration and consultation with
teachers, parents, and administrators to strengthen and increase
the child's/youth's capacity for healthy development. MFLC services
shall enhance participants' ability to cope with the many
challenges associated with the complex dynamics unique to the
military service environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
+ Provide support for children of any age working in early
childhood settings and schools. The CYB-MFLC would also serve to
provide services for staff and parents.
+ Possesses in-depth knowledge on subjects relating to the
conduct, activities, practices, and operations of the MFLC
+ Provides non-medical counseling, consulting, and outreach
services to eligible participants.
+ Knowledge of preventative models that strengthen service
members' and their families' readiness and resilience by reducing
the stresses/stressors of military life cycle.
+ Ability to model evidence-based intervention approaches.
+ Ability to teach coping strategies, emotion management, and
problem-solving skills to families and/or caregivers.
+ Ability to teach strategies supporting management of life
challenges more effectively.
+ Facilitation of psychological and behavioral awareness.
+ Provide education knowledge to participants including: The
meaning of specific symptoms and/or what is known about the causes,
effects, implications of identified issues.
+ Provide services through multi-level intervention (e.g.,
classroom, family, school, community) while understanding the
potential contextual and cultural factors impacting young
+ Assist educators with strategies for cultivating a deeper
understanding of the factors that shape young children's
+ Ability to perform accurate assessment of the client's
presenting problem and to plan effective treatment for that
+ Conducts government approved presentations as requested.
+ Enters counselor activity reporting daily through issued
equipment while assuring accurate reporting and maintaining
confidentiality of participants.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Required Education and/or Experience Qualifications
+ Be U.S. citizens and speak fluent English.
+ Possess a Master's degree from an accredited graduate program
in a relevant field of study to work described in the contract to
include, but not limited to, a mental health-related field such as
social work, psychology, marriage/family therapy, or
+ Be licensed (licensed to practice independently) or
provisionally licensed per the requirements applicable to the state
and tier level and shall be compliant with industry-accepted
standards for counseling performance. For assignments in the 50
states, counselors shall be licensed or provisionally licensed in
the state and tier level in which the participant is receiving
+ Be able to pass all background/suitability checks, which may
include additional installation-specific requirements.
+ This position requires access to U.S. Government facilities
and systems. U.S. Citizenship, a valid driver's license,
transportation, and auto insurance are required
+ Certification or additional training as an Early Childhood
Mental Health Consultant.
Other Skills and Abilities
+ Knowledge of the difficulties of adjusting to general life
stresses as well as those resulting from the requirements of
military life, and experience providing short-term counseling for
+ Knowledge of standard documentation requirements for clinical
+ Knowledge of available military and community referral
+ Ability to work effectively with diverse racial, ethnic, and
+ Proficiency in oral and written communication skills
+ Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software and skilled in
the use of office software
To perform the job successfully, an individual should
demonstrate the following competencies:
+ Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
+ Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer
situations; Solicits customer feedback to improve service ;
Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets
+ Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not
blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without
interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others'
ideas and tries new things.
+ Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in
positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification;
Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills;
Participates in meetings.
+ Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively;
Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet
needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and
interpret written information.
+ Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans;
Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes
resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change;
Monitors transition and evaluates results.
+ Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits
sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for
decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process;
Makes timely decisions.
+ Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner;
Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and
consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts
responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Physical Demands: Works in office areas. Sits, stands, bends,
lifts, and moves intermittently during working hours. Uses personal
computer, telephones, copiers, printers and other office equipment.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10
Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Zeiders Enterprises, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise
have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is
(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance
of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR