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Become An Intensive In-Home Counselor

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Working As An Intensive In-Home Counselor

  • Assisting and Caring for Others
  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Make Decisions

  • $43,460

    Average Salary

What Does An Intensive In-Home Counselor Do

An Intensive In-Home Counselor conducts individual counseling sessions for parents and deals with delicate issues like sexual addiction. They also prepare progress reports for clients.

How To Become An Intensive In-Home Counselor

Mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists are typically required to have a master’s degree and a license to practice.

Education

To become a mental health counselor or a marriage and family therapist, applicants typically need a master’s degree in psychology, clinical mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy, or a related mental health field. A bachelor’s degree in most fields is acceptable to enter a master’s program.

Counseling programs prepare students to recognize symptoms of mental and emotional disorders and to use effective counseling strategies. Marriage and family therapy programs teach students about how marriages, families, and relationships function and how these relationships can affect mental and emotional disorders.

Many employers prefer to hire counselors who have graduated from programs accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs.

Training

Candidates gain hands-on experience through postdegree supervised clinical work, sometimes referred to as an internship or residency. In training, they learn to provide family therapy, group therapy, psychotherapy, and other therapeutic interventions, under the supervision of a licensed counselor.

Licenses

All states require mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists to be licensed in the state in which they practice. Licensure requires a master’s degree and 2,000 to 4,000 hours of postdegree supervised clinical experience, sometimes referred to as an internship or residency. In addition, counselors and therapists must pass a state-recognized exam and complete annual continuing education classes.

Contact information for state boards regulating mental health counselors is available through the National Board for Certified Counselors.

Contact and licensing information for marriage and family therapists is available through the Association of Marital and Family Therapy Regulatory Boards.

Important Qualities

Compassion. Counselors and therapists often work with people who are dealing with stressful and difficult situations, so they must be compassionate and empathize with their clients.

Interpersonal skills. Being able to work with different types of people is essential for counselors and therapists. They spend most of their time working directly with clients and other professionals and must be able to encourage good relationships.

Listening skills. Good listening skills are essential for mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists, both of whom need to give their full attention to their clients to understand their problems, values, and goals.

Organizational skills. Good organizational skills are especially important for counselors and therapists in private practice, who must keep track of payments and work with insurance companies.

Speaking skills. Mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists need to be able to communicate with clients effectively. They must express ideas and information in a way that clients can understand easily.

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Intensive In-Home Counselor Career Paths

Intensive In-Home Counselor
Mental Health Professional Program Manager Clinical Director
Administrative Director, Behavioral Health Services
11 Yearsyrs
Program Manager Service Director Medical Social Worker
Career Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Therapist Program Director Educator
Case Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Clinical Supervisor Adjunct Professor Clinical Social Worker
Clinical Care Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Mental Health Counselor Therapist
Clinical Director
9 Yearsyrs
Day Camp Counselor Program Coordinator Clinical Supervisor
Clinical Program Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Therapist Clinician
Clinical Supervisor
8 Yearsyrs
Program Coordinator Clinical Supervisor Nursing Director
Director Of Health Services
11 Yearsyrs
Mental Health Counselor Social Worker
Director Of Social Services
6 Yearsyrs
Day Camp Counselor Mental Health Counselor Social Worker
Director Of Social Work
7 Yearsyrs
Program Director Specialist Case Manager
Family Case Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Program Coordinator Education Coordinator Nurse Manager
Health Director
9 Yearsyrs
Program Director Educator Case Manager
Housing Case Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Substance Abuse Counselor Counselor/Case Manager Case Manager
Mental Health Case Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Clinical Supervisor Clinical Director
Outpatient Services Director
9 Yearsyrs
Program Manager Education Director Case Manager
Senior Case Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Clinician Program Manager
Service Program Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Substance Abuse Counselor Social Worker
Social Services Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Clinician Medical Social Worker
Social Work Case Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Community Health Counselor Case Manager Child Protective Investigator
Targeted Case Manager
6 Yearsyrs
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Intensive In-Home Counselor Demographics

Gender

  • Female

    70.7%
  • Male

    27.2%
  • Unknown

    2.1%

Ethnicity

  • White

    82.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    8.2%
  • Asian

    7.0%
  • Unknown

    1.5%
  • Black or African American

    0.6%
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    75.6%
  • French

    7.7%
  • Dakota

    2.6%
  • Italian

    2.6%
  • Portuguese

    1.3%
  • Chinese

    1.3%
  • Ukrainian

    1.3%
  • German

    1.3%
  • Igbo

    1.3%
  • Japanese

    1.3%
  • Russian

    1.3%
  • Persian

    1.3%
  • Hindi

    1.3%
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Real Intensive In-Home Counselor Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
In Home Counselor(Marriage & Family Counselor) Five Acres-The Boys & Girls Aid Soc. of L.A. Count Altadena, CA Oct 01, 2013 $57,990
Intensive In-Home Counselor United Support Services, LLC Roanoke, VA Aug 01, 2011 $56,349
Intensive In-Home Counselor United Support Services, LLC Roanoke, VA Aug 15, 2011 $56,349
In Home Counselor (Marriage and Family Counseling) Five Acres-The Boys & Girls Aid Soc. of L.A. COUN. Pasadena, CA Oct 01, 2010 $49,000
In Home Counselor (Marriage and Family Counseling) Five Acres-The Boys & Girls Aid Soc. of L.A. COUN. Altadena, CA Oct 01, 2010 $49,000
In-Home Counselor Charlottesville League of Therapists Roanoke, VA Sep 07, 2009 $45,914
Intensive In-Home Specialist Carolina Outreach, LLC Durham, NC May 31, 2011 $41,949
Parant Counselor-Home Therapy (Social Worker) Bangladesh America Association for Rehabilitation NY Mar 21, 2012 $37,000
Parent Counselor-Home Therapy (Social Worker) Bangladesh America Association for Rehabilitation NY Mar 20, 2011 $37,000
Intensive In-Home Specialist Triumph, LLC Burlington, NC Sep 02, 2010 $36,084
Intensive In-Home Specialist Triumph, LLC Burlington, NC Sep 08, 2010 $36,084
Parent Counselor-Home Therapy (Social Work) Bangladesh American Association for Rehabilitation NY Mar 20, 2010 $35,693

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Top Skills for An Intensive In-Home Counselor

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Top Intensive In-Home Counselor Skills

  1. Crisis Intervention
  2. Treatment Plans
  3. Individual Service Plans
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Provide crisis intervention and perform risk and safety assessments.
  • Established behavioral treatment plans; implemented clinical counseling techniques and case management.
  • Completed initial assessments, developed and implemented individual service plans.
  • Work with children with a mental health diagnosis which are at risk of being removed from the home.
  • Applied the principles of Structural family therapy to dysfunctional families in the need of in home services.

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