Military Family Life Counselor
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Description Job Description: Leidos is looking for a Licensed
Counselor to support the Naval Station Everett, WA.A career of
purpose-serving our nation s military children and families-is open
for you, an empathetic, supportive and motivational licensed
counselor who can proactively help military service members and
their families overcome common challenges such as deployment,
frequent relocation, job stress and life away from home.Leidos
partners with the Department of Defense s (DoD s) Military and
Family Life Counseling (MFLC) Program to provide highly
confidential counseling services and support to military service
members and their families. Non-medical counseling is preventive in
nature and aims to address and solve issues before they become more
harmful problems.Many people like you, who have behavioral or
mental health experience, are finding satisfaction in the non-
medical counseling profession. Your education and experience can
more effectively help people navigate life s challenges when you re
not spending long hours completing billing and documentation,
filing paperwork or sitting at a desk all day. The MFLC model
emphasizes simple and easy documentation used for reporting
- No long narratives to generate
- No insurance to file
- No progress notes
- No treatment plansAlong with job satisfaction, you will be a
part of the force of counseling excellence that makes a meaningful
difference for U.S. Service Members and their families! Counselors
play a vital role in helping service members and their families get
the support they truly need. Military service members and their
families face unique emotional and environmental challenges due to
the stress of military life. This is an opportunity for you to
support where and when you are most needed.
- Build support coalitions with important military support
systems such as Family Readiness, Family Advocacy, Exceptional
Family Member Program and more.
- Promote skill-building, readiness and resilience through
approved, evidence-based materials and tools that instill
capabilities for better health and wellness.
- Give presentations and briefings to service members and
military leadership at military-connected community events.
- Build rapport with military families through community outreach
that creates awareness about the importance of counseling
- Provide support for military service members returning from
deployment with reintegration to civilian life and reunion with
- Become an integral part of the military leadership community
that shapes our nation s future. Many MFLCs receive military honors
and awards as a gesture of appreciation for the value they
bring!Counseling services are generally preventive in nature and
address topics such as living conditions, life skills,
relationships at home and work, stress management, adjustment
issues, marital problems, parenting, fear, grief, loss and much
more. Our counselors use their clinical skills and experience to
identify high-risk behaviors and assist in referral for ongoing
treatment and support. Responsibilities include:
- Face-to-face counseling to military service members and their
families (Individual, Couples, Family, and Children).
- Visibility at assigned installation, supporting
military-connected students, parents and staff.
- Recommending appropriate referrals and handoffs based on your
experienced differential clinical skills to military and community
resources according to the needs of military service members and
- Developing and/or using approved counseling, training and
education programs and materials.
- Communicating information regarding trends and issues at
assigned installation to Team Leads.
- Participating in regular in-service training or other contract
activities as assigned.
- Participating in installation and community events. Minimum
- A Master s degree or higher in the Behavioral Health
- Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Marriage and
Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Independent Clinical Social
Worker (LICSW), or Licensed Psychologist in the state of Washington
- Licensure to practice at the independent practice level (LICSW,
LMFT, LMHC, or Psychologist) in the state of Washington (WA).
- Must be a U.S. citizen.
- Must be able to pass a basic background check for employment, a
Child National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI/CNACI) clearance,
commonly called a Public Trust clearance. While helping America's
bravest and their families, MFLC counselors also benefit from:
- Free work-related professional development courses.
- iPad provided for easy digital reporting, with no PII or
- Reimbursement for job-related license renewal fees.
- Flexible 40-hour work weeks.
- Paid federal holidays. The Leidos Difference for Counselors:
- Enjoy centralized support through a Counseling Center of
Excellence that provides best practices, expert speakers,
state-of-the-art resources, and evidence-based research that allow
MFLC counselors to spend less time on administration and more time
with their participants.
- Partnerships with the military, United States government and
academic institutions allow you to work on new and emerging trends
such as public health-based intervention models and optimization of
the behavioral healthcare continuum. Pay Range: Pay Range - - The
Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and
not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors
considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to)
responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge,
skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with
market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other
Keywords: Leidos, Everett , Military Family Life Counselor, Other , Everett, Washington
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