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Family Transitions, Inc. provides School Base Therapeutic Day Treatment, Mental Health Skill Building, Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Crisis Stabilization, Outpatient Services and Intensive In-Home in the Richmond, Petersburg and surrounding counties in the VA area.  Family Transitions, Inc. offers competitive salary and benefits including health, dental, paid time off, and we are currently recruiting for the following positions:

To be considered for any position with Family Transitions, Inc, you must be a Qualified Mental Health Professional and have the desire and passion to be committed in building stronger communities through preserving the family unit.


Mental Health Counselors: (School Base Therapeutic Day Treatment, Mental Health Skill Building, Psychosocial Rehabilitation Programs)

Core curriculum for a Bachelor’s Degree in social work, sociology, psychology, or other related field. Six months experience working with SED children and adults. Appropriate work history with this population will be commensurate with educational requirements.

Intensive In-Home Counselors: (Intensive In-Home Program)

A Bachelor’s Degree in a psychology, social work, sociology, or other human services field and 1 year of experience working with seriously emotionally disturbed children and/or a bachelor’s degree in a non-related field and four years experience working with similar programs for serious emotionally disturbed children.

Clinicians: (Crisis Stabilization and Outpatient Service Programs)

Completion of a Master’s degree in social work, sociology, psychology, and on the licensure track related human services field and one year of clinical experience, preferably working in Community Mental Health and related treatment modalities working with youth and/or adults with severe mental illnesses, emotional illnesses and/or behavioral problems.

Must meet the criteria for a Licensed Eligible Mental Health Professional or Licensed Mental Health Professional per the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) and Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS)standards by being registered with the Virginia Department of Health Professions.

All potential candidates seeking employment with Family Transitions, Inc; must obtain the following documents in order to be considered for employment:

  • Must meet QMHP requirements

  • Must hold a valid, current Commonwealth of VA Drivers License,

  • Good Driving Record,

  • Be insurable to drive a company vehicle,

  • Must be in a position to purchase (8) uniforms shirts on the day of orientation, (Price varies based upon size)

  • MUST obtain an sealed official transcript from your educational institution, (The sealed official transcripts must be submitted to the administrative office within first thirty days of employment)

  • Must have some computer and documentation skills (electronic medical records experience helpful) and

  • Must be flexible to be a floater within all of Family Transitions, Inc. our programs and services (only deemed appropriate if the candidate has the degree and experience for the position)

Benefits – Family Transitions, Inc. offer competitive salary as well as comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, and PTO.

Please fax your application, resume and cover letter with salary expectations to: 804-745-8223.

FTI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Intensive In-Home Positions


Job Title: Program Director Job Code In-Home 03
Immediate Supervisor: Executive Director
Positions Available:

Qualifications: Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree (Masters Degree Preferred), in social work, sociology, psychology, or other human service field and two years experience working with young adults ages 16 and up. Two years of supervisory experience required. A valid Virginia Drivers License is also required for employment.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Supervise all Lead Clinicians, Field Supervisors, Case Managers, and Counselors. 
  • Monitor all intake services to ensure that client is eligible for services. 
  • Responsible for ensuring and maintaining quality assurance in compliance with state Licensure and Medicaid standards. 
  • Ensure program delivery and compilation of supporting documentation required. 
  • Provide and coordinate staff development and training. 
  • Coordinate the development of Individualized Service Plans, objectives and methods necessary for providing effective services to clients. 
  • Utilize positive management techniques to evaluate program and individual employee performance. 
  • Complete audits to assess client delivery by reviewing records, observation, and client satisfaction. Audits are both announced and unannounced. 
  • Monitor budgets and approve expenditures. 
  • Approve all staff requests for leave in accordance with agency policy and procedures. Participate in the hiring, training, and supervision of all employees. 
  • Coordinate with outside agencies. 
  • Prepare, develop, and implement current and future goals and objectives.

Send resume to Family Transitions, Inc via fax to 804-745-8223.




Job Title: Field Supervisor Job Code: In-Home 02
Positions Available:

Qualifications: Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in social work, sociology, psychology, or other human service field and one year of experience working in an intensive in-home setting and/or a Bachelor’s degree in a non-related field and 4 years of experience working with emotionally disturbed children. A valid Virginia Drivers License and good driving record are requirements for employment. 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide for the coordination of admission procedures for each client. 
  • Attend all staff and supervisor meetings and trainings. 
  • Provide direct on site supervision of in-home counselors. 
  • Maintain contact with Program Manager on a weekly basis to provide updates on staff assignments or case staffing. 
  • Maintain compliance with state Licensure and Medicaid standards. 
  • Supervision of documentation from intensive in-home counselors for quality assurance. 
  • Coordinate the development of Individualized Service Plans, objectives and methods necessary for providing effective services to clients. 
  • 24 hour on call crisis intervention.

Send resume to Family Transitions, Inc via fax to 804-745-8223.




Job Title: Intensive In-home Counselor Job Code: In-Home 01 
Positions Available: 

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in a psychology, social work, sociology, or other human services field and 1 year of experience working with seriously emotionally disturbed children and/or a bachelor’s degree in a non-related field and four years experience working with similar programs for serious emotionally disturbed children. A valid Virginia Drivers License and good driving record are requirements for employment. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to referral source and family in need of services within 24 hours of receiving referral. 
  • Implement individualized service plans with client and parent/guardian. 
  • Attend all scheduled staff meetings and trainings. 
  • Maintain contact with supervisor and referring agency on a weekly basis to discuss updates, progress, concerns, or provide feedback. 
  • Implement individualized behavioral modification plans. 
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures and complete other tasks deemed necessary for the successful operation of services. 
  • Complete all required documentation, which includes, but is not limited to tracking of the individualized service plan and related paperwork. 
  • 24 hour on-call crisis intervention.

Send resume to Family Transitions, Inc via fax to 804-745-8223.




Therapeutic Day Treatment Positions



Job Title: Mental Health Counselor (After school Program)
Positions Available: Consistently seeking good candidates

Mental Health Counselors must have one or more of the following credentials: Core curriculum for a Bachelor’s Degree in social work, sociology, psychology, or other related field. Six months experience working with SED children. Appropriate work history with this population will be commensurate with educational requirements. A valid Virginia Drivers License and good driving record are requirements for employment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement behavior management system.
  • Develop and implement daily therapeutic activities under the direct supervision of the lead counselor.
  • Implement individualized behavior modification programs. 
  • Maintain the individualized daily point sheets and related documentation. 
  • Provide individualized transportation as needed. 
  • Attend all scheduled staff meetings and trainings.

Send resume to Family Transitions, Inc via fax to 804-745-8223. 




Job Title: Mental Health Counselor- (School Based) 
Positions Available: Consistently seeking good candidates

Qualifications: Core curriculum for a Bachelor’s Degree in social work, sociology, psychology, or other related field. Six months experience working with SED children. Appropriate work history with this population will be commensurate with educational requirements. A valid Virginia Drivers License and good driving record are requirements for employment. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Present yourself and Family Transitions, Inc in positive and professional manner. 
  • Daily attendance to ensure program cohesiveness. 
  • Expand your knowledge of counseling techniques and behavioral interventions. 
  • Provide transportation for clients attending program.
  • Implement individualized behavior modification program. 
  • Attend all staff meetings and trainings. 
  • Develop and implement all therapeutic group activities.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures of the school administration and complete other tasks deemed necessary for the successful operation of the program. 
  • Complete all required documentation which includes, but is not limited to, the tracking of all individualized behavior programs and related paperwork. 
  • Provide direct supervision of clients within the classroom. 
  • Maintain appropriate boundaries with clients, school administration, and Family Transitions, Inc co-workers. 
  • Remain flexible and adapt to meet the individual needs of each client as well as the group as a whole.

Send resume to Family Transitions, Inc via fax to 804-745-8223.




Job Title: Site Coordinator 
Immediate Supervisor: Program Director
Positions Available: 0 

Qualifications: Completion of a Bachelors Degree in social work, sociology, psychology, or other human service field and two years experience working in a day treatment or similar program for serious emotionally disturbed children. One year of supervisory experience required along with a valid Virginia Drivers License and good driving record.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the planning, organizing, staffing, directing, managing & evaluating the services provided. 
  • Coordination of admission for new clients with Program Mangers & Clinical Supervisors. 
  • Supervise and assist all lead counselors and all youth counselors. 
  • Serve as Administrator of daily operations within the school settings. 
  • Act as Liaison between Richmond Public Schools, CSB social workers, case managers & all other agencies involved on the client’s mental health process. 
  • Supervise the development & implementation of the individualized behavioral programs. 
  • Assist the Management team with staff development & training. 
  • Assist in maintaining compliance with Licensure & Medicaid standards. 
  • Assist in admission process & discharge planning. 
  • Establish & coordinate standards for outcome evaluations. 
  • Assist lead counselors with development & implementation of all therapeutic group activities.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures & complete other tasks deemed necessary for the successful operation of the program. 
  • Supervise the completion of all required documentation which includes, but is not limited to, the tracking of all individualized behavior programs & related paperwork i.e. (point totals, outcome tracks, treatment plans, quarterly reports, and discharge planning) within the required time frame. 
  • Participate in CIS & other relevant meetings
  • Supervise the implementation of Individualized Service Plans.

Send resume to Family Transitions, Inc via fax to 804-745-8223.

Contact Us

Family Transitions, Inc.
Administrative Office
2505 Pocoshock Place, Suite 202
Richmond, VA 23235

Telephone: (804) 745-5101

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