BH Emergency Counselor (Applicant Pool)
  • To Be Determined
  • Special Operations
  • Full-time
Overview | Apply
The Milieu Therapeutic Services seeks to be a premiere provider of mental health services, particularly to those that would not ordinarily have access to such treatment.  We do this by utilizing the latest technology in remote healthcare to provide services to consumers. We currently operate in five states: District of Columbia, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, and Virginia.  We have a vision and roadmap for the future that we believe will allow us to remain viable over time.    

Are you tired of working for companies that underpay you, undervalue you, and in the end reward your hard work with more work?

Are you frustrated with unprincipled politics and nepotism?

You need to work for us.  We are a company who is all about forward momentum.  Passionately committed to our foundational values and doing things correctly.   

We are wanting to build a pool of qualified candidates for state and local contracts that we hope to have in place in the near future. 

As an Emergency Counselor, you will 
  1. Evaluate and create short term treatment plans for clients that are considered to be in a mental health or substance abuse crisis.
  2. Diagnose mental and emotional disorders
  3. Collaborate with various external consumers to complete the client’s treatment plan
  4. Perform short term counseling and make referrals to appropriate level of care
  5. Coordinate with other professionals to increase treatment efficacy
  6. Complete and detailed documentation of services rendered
  7. Ability to work remotely and utilize appropriate skills in Telehealth.
  8. Supervise others as a shift or team leader by offering feedback on documentation and inquiries while others are in the field.


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Masters Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or equivalent education that would qualify for licensure by the Virginia Board of Counseling, Social Work, or Psychology; or, a Registered Nurse with five years experience with the psychiatric population.
  2. Current registration as a Qualified Mental Health Professional or Certified Substance Abuse Counselor.
  3. Experience in working with clients that are Seriously Mentally Ill and/or considered to be in a mental health crisis.  
  4. Willing and Able to work as part of a hybrid team who provides care both in person and via telehealth.
  5. Availability and willingness to work in various environments including hospitals, jails, prisons, client's homes, and in the community.  
  6. Ability to work in stressful situations and able to work under strict deadlines.

Prefered Qualifications

1. Licensure as an LPC, LCSW, LMFT, Psychologist, or Psychiatrist in the Commonwealth of Virginia
2. Certified as a Preadmission Screener by DBHDS.

Salary commensurate upon experience and availability of funds. Industry leading training provided.