Lead Behavioral Health Counselor - Charlotte, NC

Why Join Alexander Youth Network?

Founded in 1888, Alexander Youth Network is the leading provider of children's mental and behavioral health in North Carolina and serves over 10,000 children and youth adults annually. Headquartered in Charlotte with service locations in the central, western, and Southern Piedmont regions of the state, Alexander combined a variety of treatment programs into a complete Service Array, to meet the need of our clients - wherever they are.

To learn more about services, please visit www.alexanderyouth.network.org.

What you would do:


  • Provides quality services in accordance with NMT model and agency policies
  • Completes documentation timely and accurately
  • Participates and monitors all tasks of the individual academic plan for assigned clients
  • Maintains neat work area
  • Participates in clinical staff meetings
  • Adheres to TCI protocols for restrictive interventions (RIs)
  • Has minimal occurrences of unscheduled absences or lateness


High school diploma is required. 

Four years of experience in mental health and behavioral health care required or B.A./B.S. in a related human service field preferred with 2 years of experience in mental health and/or behavioral health. Valid NC driver's license.

Candidates with one year of experience working in a crisis/acute care setting are strongly encouraged to apply.

What We Offer:

Alexander offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Medical with Employer-Sponsored HRA
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Long Term Care Benefits
  • Employer-Paid Life, AD&D, STD, and LTD
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Agency provided Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at no cost
  • Discounts and Perks such as AAA, credit union membership, and more!

Alexander youth network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment and complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities