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  • ABA Therapist (Part-Time) - VA

    ABA Therapist / Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) The ABA therapist / Registered Behavior Technician collects and records data to monitor the progress of a treatment plan and works in collaboration with the clinical supervisor to update the treatment plan as necessary. Our ABA therapists are an integral part of our team at Verbal Beginnings, as they provide medically necessary ABA-based therapy services to clients diagnosed with autism. Verbal Beginnings will cover the cost of the training and the exam once passed. As a growing ABA therapy provider, Verbal Beginnings offers a fun and rewarding atmosphere for our staff. Verbal Beginnings is a leading Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy provider serving children diagnosed with autism.
    $23-29 hourly10d ago
  • Substance Abuse Counselor

    ARS Treatment Centers specialize in outpatient treatment for those suffering from opioid use disorder.
    $43k-64k yearly est.13d ago
  • Direct Support Professional - Weekend Overnight Residential Assistant III

    Teamwork and commitment to the mission, values and vision of Grafton ** Experience may include supervised internships, practicums, field experience, and other volunteer or related experiences as evaluated by Grafton prior to hire.
    $17-19.1 hourly7d ago
  • Family Therapist | Inspire and Empower Change!

    Provides Family Therapy, Education, and Support for Adolescent and Young Adult clients in Substance Use, Mental Health, and Mood Disorder Programming at Sandstone Care Sandstone Care is a teen and young adult behavioral health treatment program offering a full continuum of care.
    $64k-83k yearly33d ago
  • Hospice Social Worker (MSW)

    At Suncrest Hospice our goal is to change the expectation of hospice care in your area by providing exceptional care and service to our patients.
    $31k-45k yearly est.10d ago
  • Licensed Behavioral Health Professional (Remote Options)

    About us: Jim Taliaferro Community Mental Health Center in Lawton, OK is a community-based center with a primary focus on mental health and substance abuse treatment. Jim Taliaferro Community Mental Health Center (JTCMHC) in Lawton, OK, is currently recruiting for Licensed Behavioral Health Professionals to join their facility! If you are looking for a great place to work with a commitment to provide top-notch comprehensive mental health and substance abuse services and amazing state benefits, we are the place for you! The inpatient and outpatient services they provide include special groups and programs for adolescents, persons with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, seniors and older adults, women, men, and criminal justice groups.
    $55k-60k yearly5d ago
  • LMFT Resident in Counseling

    Who we are - about Thriveworks: A career at Thriveworks isn't just about finding a job that pays the bills. Residents at Thriveworks receive supervision from some of the top Licensed Mental Health Professionals in the country. Thriveworks Counseling is seeking individuals pursuing Virginia State Licensure as a LMFT in McLean, Virginia. Our recruiters and other team members will only email you from an "" email address. Thriveworks is a clinician-owned National outpatient mental health private practice group Thriveworks is dedicated to helping and empowering clinicians to succeed, so they can focus on client care. Thriveworks is a clinician-founded national private practice group with locations in 48 states.
    $71.2k yearly9d ago
  • Family Therapist

    Fairfax Station, VA For more than 25 years, Monte Nido & Affiliates has delivered proven treatment for eating disorders. #LI-clementinecareers social worker, marriage and family therapist, counseling, mental health, behavioral health, impact, diverse
    $42k-49k yearly est.4d ago
  • Social Worker Hospice MSW - Per Diem

    If so, we invite you to join our team at Amedisys, one of the largest and most trusted homecare companies in the U.S. Amedisys is a leading provider of home health, hospice and high-acuity care, dedicated to helping patients and families navigate the complex healthcare system. Don't just take it from us - see what our caregivers love about Amedisys
    $27-30 hourly37d ago
  • CSAC - Certified Substance Abuse Counselor

    SaVida Health's care model includes medical care, counseling, comprehensive toxicology testing, case management and medical management of psychiatric medications. SaVida Health is a specialty medical practice providing outpatient opiate and alcohol addiction treatment services. CSAC - Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (Required)
    $36k-59k yearly est.60d+ ago
  • Family Services Worker - Second Shift

    Services provided by Family Services Workers include curfew checks, school monitoring, random drug testing, job hunting and crisis intervention. Opportunities for advancement and professional development Family Services Workers work with the youth and the institution or foster home to ensure that an effective plan of care is established to address the current treatment needs so that the youth can be returned home or to a less restrictive placement as quickly as possible. LOCATION: Office is located in Kenosha, WI.
    $20 hourly2d ago
  • ABA Therapist (Part-Time) - VA

    ABA Therapist / Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) The ABA therapist / Registered Behavior Technician collects and records data to monitor the progress of a treatment plan and works in collaboration with the clinical supervisor to update the treatment plan as necessary. Our ABA therapists are an integral part of our team at Verbal Beginnings, as they provide medically necessary ABA-based therapy services to clients diagnosed with autism. Verbal Beginnings will cover the cost of the training and the exam once passed. As a growing ABA therapy provider, Verbal Beginnings offers a fun and rewarding atmosphere for our staff. Verbal Beginnings is a leading Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy provider serving children diagnosed with autism.
    $23-29 hourly1d ago
  • Unaccompanied Child Advocate (PILS, Post-release Initial Legal Services)

    DUTIES: AI Justice is seeking a qualified, Unaccompanied Child Advocate for its work in providing post-release initial services (PILS) to unaccompanied immigrant children who were released from the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) custody. : Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice - formerly FIAC), a not-for-profit law firm founded in 1996 to protect and promote the basic human rights of immigrants, has a multicultural and a multilingual staff.
    $43k yearly4d ago
  • Drug And Alcohol Counselor

    Quit Genius has scaled to dozens of health plans and employers, covering over 2 million lives and has already helped more than 750,000 members conquer their addictions. Quit Genius is the #1 digital clinic for substance addictions. We're looking for a remote drug and alcohol counselor to join the leading digital clinic for substance addictions. Collaborate with other Quit Genius departments to ensure a positive experience for all members and provide valuable feedback to the product development team.
    $30 hourly4d ago
  • Substance Abuse Counselor - Up to $5,000 Sign on Bonus

    Serve as a role model for other staff, clients, and customers and demonstrate positive guest relations in representing Rosecrance. Desire to work with Adults in a residential team oriented substance abuse setting.
    $21.1-24.4 hourly3d ago
  • Behavioral Health Professional

    VitalCore Health Strategies, (VCHS), an industry leader in Correctional Healthcare, has an opening for a Qualified Behavioral Health Professional at Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, Virginia! The Behavioral Health Professional provides the necessary preparation of documentation, necessary records and reports. The Behavioral Health Professional co-leads group therapy, one on one therapy, and crisis therapy. The Behavioral Health Professional assists in planning and implementing the goals and objectives of programs and projects. The Behavioral Health Professional will work as part of a multidisciplinary team with all other disciplines on the Behavioral Health Unit to provide a proactive and collaborative approach in serving the patient population. The Behavioral Health Professional utilizes clinical skills such as prioritizing treatment needs; crisis management; brief clinical interventions including CBT and Motivational Interviewing. The Behavioral Health Professional performs risk assessment of inmates; coordination of care with interdisciplinary team including medical staff, community providers, psychiatric hospitals and corrections; and discharge planning.
    $28k-46k yearly est.60d+ ago
  • Client Advocate (Employee Benefits)

    We're recruiting the Client Advocate, both Full-Time & 100% Remote, for a Leading Strategic Insurance Advisory Firm focused on driving business growth for employers of all sizes. Ascendion is a full-service digital engineering solutions company.
    $39k-58k yearly est.7d ago
  • Direct Support Professional - Overnight Residential Assistant - Berryville

    Current Openings: Wednesday - Saturday In the roll of Overnight Residential Instructor you will be responsible for personally verifying the wellness and safety of each resident on a regular basis. You will be the last person who says “good night' when they head off to bed, and the first person they will see in the morning. You are the consistent and trustworthy adult who is going to keep watch - and many of our residents are quite anxious about nighttime. Yes, you will write shift notes… but you will be able to do it in a state of the art electronic health record. Yes, you will occasionally deal with challenging behavior… but you will do it using Ukeru™, a national best-practice that provides you with a trauma informed foundation that helps you diffuse the drama before it gets out of hand. And you'll do all of this with the guidance of people who have been doing it for a long time. They know stuff that you will find invaluable. For formality's sake, here is is our dry as a bone job description: GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB Under general supervision, Direct Support Professionals in our Children & Adolescence program, participate in the direct care and plan implementation for clients, as prescribed by physician and treatment teams. They support clients at bedtime and during morning hygiene, dressing and breakfast routines. They conduct and record, 15 minute health and safety checks after a client goes to bed. They provide supervision, safety and crisis management for the client population; complete documentation of client behavior and participation in programming; adhere to the scheduled activities; role model positive, mature behavior; utilize proactive behavioral strategies to minimize client crisis and maximize success. They report to a program supervisor/manager. SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Health, Safety and Wellness of Clients Ensures medications are delivered accurately and on time. Provides for the well-being and safety of clients. Supports client health and hygiene. Utilizes infection control procedures. Reports serious incidents, participates in reviews and implements follow-up measures, as applicable. Individual Plan Implementation Knows the SNAP (strengths, needs, abilities and preferences), goals/objectives/outcomes and treatment strategies from the current Plans (Treatment Plan, IEP) of assigned clients. Promotes clients' achievement of behavioral goals by implementing the behavior strategies and teaching alternative behaviors, as indicated in the Treatment Plan/IEP. Actively instructs assigned clients so they can achieve education/residential goals and objectives or ID Waiver outcomes. Collects and documents behavioral and instructional data, accurately and reliably. Documents services delivered, accurately and in a timely manner. Maintains a high level of engagement with and monitoring of clients. Implements planned activities throughout the work day. Provides a Supportive and Solution-Focused Environment Builds trusting, respectful relationships with clients and helps clients do the same. Demonstrates knowledge about the symptoms and supports associated with diagnoses of assigned clients and a trauma-informed care approach. Manages behavioral crisis safely. Collaborates with the Treatment Team to provide continuity of support and care, by communicating and contributing to team discussions and decisions. Exhibits exemplary customer service with guardians, agency personnel and visitors. Site Management - Housekeeping, Nutrition, Transportation, Finances Ensures a safe residence / classroom environment. Assures a clean and organized residence/classroom. Promotes good nutrition and, in group homes, assists with meal preparation. Provides transportation / community mobility. Assists with purchases and is accountable for program and client money, as applicable. Teamwork and commitment to the mission, values and vision of Grafton Demonstrates knowledge of organization. Demonstrates the core values of personal integrity and accountability. Performs other duties, as assigned. MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Must be 21 years of age Education requirements: High school diploma or G.E.D. & no experience working with children* High school diploma or G.E.D. & 6 months experience working with children** Associate's degree and 3 months experience working with children** Bachelor's degree in human services Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record Must pass criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen *Per the VA Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, child care staff with a high school diploma or G.E.D. with no experience working with children may not work alone, but may be employed as long as they are working directly with a qualified staff with one or more years of professional experience working with children. This option is currently only offered at our Berryville & Winchester campuses. ** Experience may include supervised internships, practicums, field experience, and other volunteer or related experiences as evaluated by Grafton prior to hire. Examples of unpaid experience may include, but are not be limited to: camp counselor; after school care; caring for a child or children with special needs regardless of their relation to the candidate; babysitting or providing daycare for a child or children regardless of their relationship to the candidate; foster parenting of a child or children under the age of 18; volunteer coaching for a sports team; leading community programs, such as Girls Scouts & Boy Scouts. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Demonstrates moderate computer skills - how to log-in, how to navigate the Web for information, how to start and save a document in Microsoft WORD, and has basic keyboarding skills. COMPENSATION Starting at $17.00 to $19.10/hour based on years of Direct Care experience Depending on hours worked you may be eligible for Grafton's shift differential that is currently being offered EMPLOYEE BENEFITS Medical, dental and vision Flexible Spending & Health Savings Accounts 401(k), including an employer match Generous Paid Time Off plan Education Assistance Life Insurance Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Short-term disability (STD) Long-term disability (LTD) As Grafton is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, you may be eligible for federal student loan forgiveness If you have issues applying or have any questions about this position, please reach out to us at or 540-542-0200 Ext. 6429. Grafton is an equal employment opportunity employer and tobacco-free workplace. #INDEEDDSP Education Required High School or better Licenses & Certifications Required Driver's License
    $17-19.1 hourly60d+ ago
  • Substance Abuse Counselor HIRING EVENT 5/10/23

    * Fredericksburg, VA 22408: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) *FCCR Fredericksburg Hiring Event - Wednesday, May 10th* Fredericksburg, VA 22408
    $45k-60k yearly32d ago
  • Behavioral Health Licensed Clinical Professional / Remote / Day

    The position of Licensed Clinical Professional calls for a licensed professional clinician with direct experience and skill in treating a range of behavioral health issues. Behavioral Health Licensed Clinical Professional / Remote / DayLocation: Regular If you are a positive and personable individual looking for a satisfying and fun opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people with intellectual, developmental disabilities, and people facing mental health, and substance use challenges, join our team at RHA Health Services!
    $26k-32k yearly est.60d+ ago

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Average Salary For a Mental Health Assistant

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Mental Health Assistant is $34,333 per year or $17 per hour. The highest paying Mental Health Assistant jobs have a salary over $48,000 per year while the lowest paying Mental Health Assistant jobs pay $24,000 per year

Updated May 26, 2023
Average Mental Health Assistant Salary
$32,225 yearly
$17 hourly

5 Common Career Paths For a Mental Health Assistant

Certified Nursing Assistant

A certified nursing assistant generally assists patients in their healthcare needs and medical procedures. They support patients in their daily activities by monitoring patients' temperature and food intake, ensuring the cleanliness of the patient's room, and keeping documentation of patients' conditions for reference of nurses and doctors. A certified nursing assistant should also communicate with patients' families and provide updates as often as needed. It is also important that a nursing assistant is patient and compassionate enough to attend to direct patient needs, which could get demanding or challenging at times.

Home Health Aid

Home health aides provide care and assistance to patients who have chronic illnesses, injuries, disabilities, or age-related challenges inside the patient's home. They monitor the patient's condition and help them in any activity they may need assistance in. They provide support to both the patient and the family to manage the patient's condition. Home health aides care for the patient by providing personal services like bathing and basic grooming, designing nutritional plans, cooking and preparing meals, running errands, maintaining the cleanliness of the home, managing medication intake, and ensuring the home is safe and secure for the patient.


Often, counselors are known to be the go-to person in times we are in need of emotional and psychological support. They help people to manage and overcome the issues which affect their mental health and well-being. Counselors face different kind of situations which may involve trauma, addiction, disabilities, abuse, suicide, anger management, career, and even personal relationships. They provide care, counseling, rehabilitation, and support services. Every counseling requires collaborative effort both from the counselor and client to become effective.

Residential Counselor

A residential counselor is responsible for guiding and providing the residents with their basic needs and other resources to support them in their daily living. Residential counselors' duties include maintaining the safety of the community by enforcing safety guidelines and procedures for the residents' compliance, organizing productive and engaging community activities, updating the residents of any changes and policies in the community, and resolving conflicts by counseling and understanding each resident's differences. A residential counselor must have excellent communication and decision-making skills to ensure the development of residents in a living facility.

Medical Assistant

Medical assistants provide support to medical practitioners in both administrative and clerical tasks. They keep and update the patient's medical records, administer medicines under the supervision of a physician, assist during medical examinations, prepare medical samples for laboratory testing, manage the schedule of appointments, and assist the patients with their bills and in filling out needed forms, such as insurance-related documents. Medical assistants should have good communication skills and analytical skills, be organized, and be flexible. They should also have knowledge of how to operate some medical equipment such as x-ray machines.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Mental Health Assistant