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If you answered yes, to these questions, then Strategic may just be the right place for you.  Read on to learn how to apply.  Read on to also learn more about our (limited time only) signing bonus offer . . .

By joining Strategic Therapy Associates, you would be working with a team of professionals whose mission is to better the lives of children and families. 

Strategic is a place where you will be challenged to grow professionally.  At Strategic, the staff work hard, get along well, and work together as a team.  We are committed to our clients and their families and to the approach we use and to continually improving at our work.



In our most recent employee satisfaction survey, a remarkably high 87% shared that they are satisfied with their jobs.  When asked what they liked most about their jobs, they reported

  • Helping families
  • The quality of clinical supervision
  • Client contact
  • Flexibility
  • Our therapeutic approach
  • The atmosphere
  • Their co-workers


Please email a resume and cover letter to eeades@strategictherapyassociates.com.  You may also fax your cover letter and resume to 434-237-9454.


  • Family Therapist
  • Counselor
  • Case Manager
  • Community Support Specialist


Family therapists prevent the unnecessary placement of children in Strategic's intensive in-home program.  In this position, you would learn and apply Strategic Family Therapy approach to working with clients.  This position's responsibilities include

  • Provide individual and family therapy in client's home. 
  • Maintain regular contact with community collaterals on treatment goals.
  • Positively represent agency in making community contacts.
  • Provide case management and 24 hour crisis intervention services. 
  • Participate in clinical supervision and follow directives. 
  • Develop and implement treatment plans.
  • Complete client documentation, maintaining high quality & meeting deadlines.
  • Meet productivity quotas.

To qualify for the position, you must have a master degree (social work, psychology, counseling, sociology, special education), at least one year of clinical experience (providing behavioral health services to children or adolescents with mental health diagnosis), and be licensed or licensure-eligible. Applicant must be available to work flexible scheduling including afternoon, evening, and weekends.

Full- and part-time opportunities are available in Lynchburg and Danville.  See more below about signing bonus opportunities.


Counselors make a difference in the lives of children by helping them stay at school and function better at home and in the community.  They work with at-risk children in day treatment program.  Program participants have significant mental health and behavioral issues.  Counselors are assigned to school-based, after-school, and/or summer programs.

Responsibilities for this position include

  • Provide direct therapeutic services to children in day treatment program
  • Work with children individually and in groups
  • Help improve children's behavior issues and school performance.  
  • Develop and implement treatment plans
  • Create and carry out activity plans that address treatment goals.
  • Maintain regular contact with parents & keep updated on children's progress.
  • Complete client documentation, maintaining high quality & meeting deadlines.
  • Transport clients to and from program daily.

This position requires a bachelor degree in a human services related area (social work, psychology, counseling, sociology, special education) and at least one year of clinical experience (providing behavioral health services to children or adolescents with mental health diagnosis). 

Positions are available in Lynchburg and in Danville.  Full and part time opportunities are available.  See below for information about signing bonus opportunities for this position.


Case Manager job responsibilities include

  • Develop treatment plans for clients in day treatment program.
  • Develop therapeutic activities that address treatment goals.
  • Work collaboratively with counselors to address clients' treatment needs.
  • Make regular contact with parents and professionals to report progress.
  • Include parents and collaterals in treatment planning.
  • Maintain regular contact with school personnel and other professionals.
  • Maintains positive relationships with parents and collaterals.
  • Complete client documentation, maintaining high quality & meeting deadlines.
  • Track all supporting documentation, service plan reviews, and releases.
  • Rotates as floater-counselor among groups daily during programming times.  

This position requires a bachelors degree in a human services related area (social work, psychology, counseling, sociology, special education) and at least one year of clinical experience (providing behavioral health services to children or adolescents with mental illness).  Positions are available in Lynchburg and in Danville.  Full time opportunities are available. 


Community Support Specialists prevent institutionalization and repetitive inpatient stays of adult clients through the development and implementation of flexible client-oriented programs designed to assist the client in living an active and productive life within their community.

Position responsibilities include

  • Empower clients to maintain themselves safely in the community.
  • Help clients access community resources to ensure healthy living
  • Access transportation, medical care, housing.
  • Help clients develop skills to use community resources independently.  
  • Work collaboratively with client to develop treatment plans. 
  • Assist with financial responsibilities
  • Advocate regarding mental health treatment including medication education
  • Assist with finding legal resources
  • Access benefits like Medical Assistance, SSI, SSDI, etc.
  • Reduce hospitalization
  • Improve family relationships and social network 
  • Help client maintain employment
  • Maintain contact with community collaterals
  • Transport clients to community resources and appointments.
  • Complete client documentations, maintaining high quality & meeting deadlines.
  • The above services are provided both in the home and the community

This position requires previous direct care experience providing services to individuals who have mental health issues.  Bachelors degree or equivalent experience is requred.  Positions are available in Lynchburg.  Part-time opportunities are available.  


$1500 SIGN-ON BONUSES ARE AVAILABLE FOR FAMILY THERAPISTS IN DANVILLE ONLY AND FOR COUNSELORS IN BOTH LYNCHBURG AND DANVILLE WHO ARE HIRED BY MARCH 31, 2011.  

CERTAIN CONDITIONS APPLY WHEN ACCEPTING SIGNING BONUSES.  SIGN-ON BONUSES ARE ONLY AVAILABLE FOR POSITIONS INDICATED.  EMPLOYMENT AT STRATEGIC IS AT-WILL, AND SIGNING BONUSES DO NOT CREATE AN IMPLIED OR EXPRESSED GUARANTEE OF EMPLOYMENT.

All full-time positions at Strategic are benefitted with health insurance, life insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick time, and retirement program.  Masters level employees may also receive the benefit of free licensure-eligible supervision (based on the availability of clinical supervisors).


Please email resume with a cover letter indicating position of interest to: eeades@strategictherapyassociates.com.  No phone calls please.





 



 
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