Home Based Counselor
OhioGuidestone - New Philadelphia, OH

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Are you looking for a great start into a career in Home Based Counseling? The Home Based Counselor position at OhioGuidestone may be the perfect fit for you!

About Us

An affiliate organization of OhioGuidestone, Personal & Family Counseling Services (PFCS) is a private, non-profit family service agency that assists individual and families by providing many social services, such as counseling, support, advocacy and education, focusing on prevention as well as treatment. Services are available to all residents of Tuscarawas and Carroll counties.

Job Requirements


  • Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling and minimum of an Ohio PC/LPCC/LSW/LISW.
  • Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License and safe driving record.

Job Description

Flexible hours (Evening and weekends may be required)

The Therapist is responsible for coordinating and providing intensive behavioral and mental health service and support to their assigned clients and families or care givers. They are required to provide direct service (Counseling, Case Management), complete required paperwork and Mental Health Assessments according to the Ohio Department of Mental Health guidelines, as well as maintaining ongoing contact and linkage to services with other community resources as necessary. Develop and maintain a service relationship with youth and family or care givers. Complete a mental health assessment and develop a service/treatment plan. Provide direct service and maintain therapeutic relationship with assigned clients, and monitor progress with all involved parties. When applicable, provide parents with information on child’s mental health diagnosis, behavior management, household management, communication and relationship enhancement; teach youth social skills. Provide crisis intervention and assist with linkage to med/somatic services as necessary. Maintain regular and reliable attendance. Provide therapy to client and their care takers focusing on mental health management. Coordinate, make referrals, or arrange for appropriate community resources when needed, act as an advocate if necessary. Ensure that children are in the proper educational setting. Maintain ongoing contacts (phone, meetings, and conferences) with other professionals involved, including collateral contacts with community resources/services. Court involvement may also be necessary.

Excellent Benefits

Paid medical insurance – for you and your family!
Paid life insurance
Affordable dental, vision, and supplemental life insurance
Plan for retirement with our 401(k) with employer match options
Enjoy 8.5 paid holidays, paid sick time, and 2 weeks of paid vacation per year
Mileage reimbursement at $0.40/mile
Flexible work week
Looking for professional development? Find supervision and CEU’s within the agency at no cost to you!
Opportunities for advancement and growth – we hire within!
Don’t forget paid training and agency assigned netbooks and cell phones!

We promote from within, provide management training for rising leaders and professional development opportunities! Internships and co-ops are unpaid, but offered in most of departments at several different levels.

OhioGuidestone is committed to creating a more diverse community. We encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. EEO/AA M/F/H/V

State law requires that all potential employees undergo fingerprint screening. The agency also requires and covers the cost of a physical after an employment offer is made. Our licensing requires all employees working directly with clients be at least 21 years of age with a valid driver’s license & safe driving record, with the exception of Day Care. Two (2) forms of identification showing proof of eligibility to work in the United States, i.e., such as a driver license & social security card will be required. Application and resume submitted will remain active for this job submission only and be kept on file until this position is filled. Apply to only one position at a time to be considered for employment.

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