Community-Based Child & Family Therapist

We provide each family with intensive treatment that is both strength-based and non-judgmental. We offer our staff flexible hours in a supportive team environment, and we have excellent benefits! Want to know more?

The Community Based Therapist provides individual, family, and/or couples therapy to children, adolescents and their families to address issues that are placing them at risk of more intensive services or removal from the community. The Therapist provides parenting, budgeting and/or homemaker skills as needed, as well as identifying resources in the community to assist the family in being successful. The therapist also provided Evidence Based Treatment, such as Functional Family Therapy, to treat clinical mental health diagnoses and address family system disruptions. Other important responsibilities include performing activities related to client services and agency procedures (including assessments, treatment planning, discharge planning, referrals, etc.), documenting client services, interacting with other professionals in the client's interest, and providing necessary crisis interventions.

Why work at BRBH?

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: This position requires a Master's degree in a human services field that fulfills the criteria for eligibility for professional licensure as a professional counselor or clinical social worker in the Commonwealth of Virginia. LPC or LCSW preferred. If not licensed, employees are required to pursue licensure.
  • Experience: Candidates must have one year of experience working with children and adolescents
  • Knowledge: Candidates must demonstrate knowledge in the treatment of disorders of population served.
  • Safe Driving Record: Candidates must have a safe driving record (no more than two moving violations in the last three years and no criminal violations in the last five years) and have or be eligible to obtain a VA Driver's license.

Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare (BRBH) is one of forty Community Services Boards established under the Code of Virginia to provide comprehensive services for individuals who have mental health disorders, developmental disability, or substance use disorders.  We are charged also with continuously monitoring and evaluating our services to ensure their cost effectiveness and applicability to current citizen needs. BRBH operates multiple programs throughout the Roanoke Valley with over 400 employees working to provide or support our services.  We are proud to have served our community for over 50 years. Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare maintains a drug-free workplace and equal opportunity employment. This position is located in Roanoke, VA.