MFLC Child and Youth Behavioral (CYB) Counseling – Qatar Job Vacancy

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MFLC Child and Youth Behavioral (CYB) Counseling

Strategic Resources, Inc.

Military and Family Life Counseling (MFLC) Program:
Child and Youth Behavioral (CYB) Counseling – Tiered Counselors

Full-Time, Temporary, Part-Time, On-Call Positions – CONUS and OCONUS

New Posting per Updated Government Requirements for
Tier Level Qualifications

Strategic Resources, Inc. (SRI), a current MFLC contract holder, is actively seeking energetic, compassionate, licensed or credentialed counselors to join SRI’s enthusiastic MFLC team. We are a company who is passionate about serving our employees, our military service members, and their families.

This Job is Ideal for Someone Who:

  • Enjoys helping others overcome challenges
  • Enjoys working independently
  • Values supporting our military

We have over 30 years of excellence serving the Federal Government; and, over 15 years supporting Military Family Readiness and Resiliency for the Department of Defense. SRI is an international, ISO 9001:2015 Certified and CMMI Maturity Level 3 Rated full service provider. We believe our greatest assets – and the single greatest factor in our long-term growth and success – are our employees. When you join SRI you not only help others, but take your career to the next level.

Job Overview: MFLCs provide non-medical counseling services to military service members and their families. Non-medical counseling is supportive in nature and addresses: living conditions; life skills; improving relationships at home and at work; stress management; adjustment issues, such as those related to returning from deployment; marital problems; parenting, and fear, grief and loss. Counseling modalities consist of individual, family, couples and groups. MFLCs may be based out of an installation’s family center, a National Guard and Reserve Joint Force HQ or other facility and will provide proactive outreach to service members and their families. Locations are projected to include installations in almost all U.S. states, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories or commonwealth, as well as some foreign locations.

CYB-MFLCs understand the issues military children face and can provide support to meet their individual needs. MFLCs are usually based out of or near a military installation, working out of a school, Child Development Center (CDC), camp, or Youth and Teen Center.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Partners with and augments activities of Service Family Centers, Guard and Reserve programs (including Inter-Service Family Assistance Committees), unit family support staff officers, and other programs and services to build coalitions and connect Federal, state, and local resources and non-profit organizations to support Active Duty, Guard and Reserve families.
  • Provides face-to-face non-medical counseling to children, ages three and over, and their parents/guardians at Child Development Centers and (CDCs) and Schools. Consults with military commands and installation service providers as requested.
  • Consults with teachers, CDC providers, parents, and children regarding disruptive class behaviors. Provides support to teachers, families, and students regarding deployment and reintegration.
  • Interacts with children and parents from the larger military community and Child and Youth Services (CYS) during special events, parent groups, and center activities (such as weekend basketball or soccer at the youth center).
  • Interacts with school age children in classroom settings.
  • Develops and/or uses approved training and education programs and materials and advises on requests for new or revised presentations by military leadership.
  • Provides tracking of services performed and referrals made using appropriate reporting system.
  • Responds to critical incidents, surge and on demand events, and special requests as directed by the POC and approved by the OSD program manager.
    • On-demand events are hourly or daily assignments, with very short notice requirements.
    • Surge events include assignments for a length of 30 to 90 days, which can be extended to 180 days.
  • Manages duty to warn and restricted reporting situations according to DOD protocol.
  • Communicates with supervisors to share information regarding trends and issues at their assigned installation. Participates in regular in-service/training, Quality Improvement committees, or other contract activities as assigned.

Tier 1 Counselor:

  • Have a provisional license, and be working towards a valid unrestricted independent license or certification from a state, the District of Columbia, a U.S. territory or commonwealth that grants authority to provide counseling services as an independent practitioner in their respective fields.
  • Ability to obtain an independent clinical license within two years of hire.
  • Assists higher level tiered counselors to provide client support and/or perform functional duties.

Tier 2 Counselor:

  • Have a valid unrestricted clinical license from a state, the District of Columbia, a U.S. territory or commonwealth that grants authority to provide counseling services as an independent practitioner in their respective fields.
  • Up to two years of post-licensure clinical experience.

Tier 3 Counselor:

  • Have a valid unrestricted clinical license from a state, the District of Columbia, a U.S. territory or commonwealth that grants authority to provide counseling services as an independent practitioner in their respective fields.
  • Two to five years of post-licensure clinical experience.

Tier 4 Counselor:

  • Have a valid unrestricted clinical license from a state, the District of Columbia, a U.S. territory or commonwealth that grants authority to provide counseling services as an independent practitioner in their respective fields.
  • Tier 4 Counselors may provide clinical supervision to Tier 1 counselors as outlined by the licensing board in the state of practice.
  • Five or more years of post-licensure clinical experience.

Minimum Required Skills, Education, Experience & Abilities:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and must speak fluent English.
  • Master’s degree from an accredited graduate program in a mental health related field such as social work, psychology, marriage/family therapy, or counseling.
  • A valid U.S. state vehicle operator’s license.
  • Proven experience and qualifications in working with children in the identified age of the participants in the assigned youth programs, such as CDCs, schools or camps.
  • Ability to work in an environment requiring constant movement, bending, reaching, sitting, and active engagement with children.
  • Ability to work with family programs and/or advocacy services, military or civilian social service agencies, and with military family members. Working knowledge of military, state, federal, and local resources and the ability to work with military and civilian medical, social service, law enforcement, and legal personnel on behalf of service members and their families.
  • Ability to develop trusting, helping relationships and work effectively with individuals and families from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Ability to intervene in crises using sound professional judgment, ethical practice, and common sense.
  • Ability to work independently to develop, implement, and evaluate safety and intervention plans to meet individual and family needs.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Some positions may be required to physically support summer camp activities such as, but not limited to: Bike riding, canoeing, hiking, etc.

Background/Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Individuals in this position will be subject to Government-sponsored background checks. All positions are subject to a Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • All CYB-MFLCs shall undergo a background check in accordance with the latest version of DOD No. 1402.05, Criminal History Background Checks on Individual in Child Care Services.

Additional Compensation:

  • Performance Based Awards and Recognition
  • Bonuses and Incentives


  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurances
  • Life, AD&D and LTD Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vacation
  • Sick Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Educational Assistance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • al.

Work Location(s):

  • Multiple locations: CONUS and OCONUS

CONUS Work Locations:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

OCONUS Work Locations:

  • Alaska
  • Belgium
  • Cuba
  • Djibouti
  • Germany
  • Guam
  • Hawaii
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Republic of Korea
  • Netherlands
  • Puerto Rico
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Spain
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
  • Greenland
  • Bahrain
  • Norway
  • Hungary

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