Classified Listing – Mental Health Counselor – RTC

Classified Listing – Mental Health Counselor – RTC


Position Title: Mental Health Counselor – RTC

Location: YFT Bristow HQ – Bristow, VA

Category: Nonprofit – Social Services

Position Type: Full- Time

Education Requirement: Master’s Degree in Counseling or Social Work and licensure (LMHP) OR license eligible.

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Youth For Tomorrow Overview: Youth For Tomorrow is a 501 (c) (3) and a Christian based, non-profit organization, founded in 1986 by Hall of Fame Football Coach Joe Gibbs. YFT provides residential, educational and behavioral health services to children and families entrusted to our programs by parents, guardians and referring agencies.

We are a growing agency and are looking for individuals who want to be a part of our team to provide counseling/mental health services to at-risk youth. In our residential treatment program, we serve males and females ages 12 to 18 years old to include youth with varying mental health diagnoses.

Why Youth For Tomorrow? YFT offers competitive pay, continuing education, and ongoing trainings. We offer a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees such as medical, dental, vision, group life insurance, and up to a 5% retirement match. We also offer supplemental insurances such as life, short-term disability, critical illness, accident insurance and legal resources. We have 9 paid holidays and vacation time off accruals.

Position Overview: Youth For Tomorrow is looking for an experienced, Virginia licensed LPC, LCSW, Resident in Counseling or Supervisee in Social Work for our Residential Program in Bristow, 2 miles south of Manassas. We are seeking a therapist to provide individual, group, and family therapy to our on-campus residents age 12 to 18.

What we are looking for:

  • Flexibility in one’s schedule to provide crisis support to clients as needed
  • Demonstrated ability to work with adolescents and families in a counseling setting and function within an evaluation team format.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, to residents, staff and external points of contact.
  • Proficient in mental health diagnosis and treatment
  • Ability to assess risk and safety plan effectively
  • Ability to develop effective professional relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Demonstrates leadership skills and the ability to motivate and train others.

Qualifications Overview:

  • Must currently hold a Master’s Degree in Counseling or Social Work and licensure (LMHP) by the Virginia Department of Health Professions, to provide mental health therapy or counseling services; OR
  • Must currently hold a Master’s Degree in Counseling or Social Work and license eligible by the Virginia Department of Health Professions as a Resident in Counseling or Supervisee in Social Work
  • Ability to assess treatment needs and deliver appropriate interventions.
  • Ability to maintain all required documentation.
  • Professionally facilitate counseling functions as they apply to our milieu of care.

Please note: Criminal background checks: FBI, Child Abuse and Neglect and HHS suitability 

Youth for Tomorrow provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits illegal discrimination and harassment based on race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status.  Youth for Tomorrow exercises its right as a religious organization to employ people consistent with its religious beliefs, practices, and observances.