EAP Consultant

New Directions Behavioral Health Washington , DC 20319

Posted 5 months ago

Join one of the fastest-growing behavioral healthcare companies in the industry!!

Founded in 1995, New Directions helps people live healthy, balanced lives. New Directions provides managed behavioral health services, an Employee Assistance Program, Student Assistance Program, organizational consulting and health coaching to private and public health plans, Fortune 100 companies, large and medium employers and labor groups.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Consult with organization leadership (managers, supervisors and union officials) to enhance the work environment and help employees perform at their best

  • Train organization leadership (managers, supervisors and union officials) on a variety of topics including leadership, team development and dynamics, communication, conflict resolution and managing change

  • Facilitate both individual and team coaching, with a focus on optimizing performance

  • Market and actively promote the EAP within the assigned district

  • Solve for short-term problems through the use of short-term, solution-focused interventions

  • Utilize innovative technologies and various modalities to increase the reach of the EAP within the district

  • Remain flexible and autonomous in schedule in order to best meet the needs of the customer

  • Provide consultation, psychological first aid and appropriate response to the organization following a traumatic event in the workplace such as employee death, threats of violence or natural disasters

  • Provide telephonic consultation, assessment and referral through the virtual call center

Qualified candidates will have:

  • A master's and/or doctorate degree from an accredited college or university recognized by the corresponding professional association(s) in a clinical mental health field.

  • A minimum of five years of clinical experience after receiving the graduate degree.

  • A current state license or state certification to practice as a mental health professional in the state(s) where practice takes place. If such licensure/certification is not available in that state, the individual will hold appropriate certification from a recognized national certification organization or board.

  • Authority to practice at the independent level without requiring state-mandated clinical supervision.

  • Specialized experience and/or training in phone counseling

As a part of the New Directions USPS-EAP team, this position will be among others with shared values and a focus on people, personal and professional growth, and excellent customer service.

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