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Licensed Military Family Life Counselor

Location: Gulfport, MS 39503
Date Posted: 09/19/2022
Category: Clinical
Education: Masters Degree

In this position, you will work in a Child Development Center affiliated with Naval Construction Battalion Center (Gulfport, MS). Candidates must be local to Gulfport or be willing to relocate to become local and be licensed at the independent level in the state of Mississippi.

The Child Youth Behavioral Military Family Life Counselor (CYB-MFLC) shall provide in person, confidential non-medical counseling service to military service members and their families.The MFLC counselors work within and across the systems for Child Development, Youth Group and Centers, Families, and Schools to help in building resiliency, understanding the issues military children faces (e.g., frequent relocating, adjustment to new locations, stress, coping skills, loss of parent, absent parent, injury or disability of a parent).

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
* Provide non-medical counseling, training/health and wellness presentations, consultation with parents, personnel at child daycare centers and schools, and consultation to installation command regarding behavioral health issues affecting children and youth.
* Consulting with Child Development Center (CDC) providers, teachers, parents, and children regarding disruptive class behaviors
* Work with youths and teachers in classroom setting in order to establish the needs of teachers and students; along with group activities or individually in CDC’s family childcare homes, chapel youth group, youth centers and teen centers
* Conduct presentations for parents and teachers in small to large groups on subjects such as anger management, solving skills, and compassion fatigue
* Provide support to teacher, families, and students concerning deployment and reintegration, while addressing school behavior problems and resolving student conflict.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
* Master’s Degree from an accredited Graduate Program in a Mental Health related field.
* MS Independent Counseling License; licensed at the independent practice level.
* Minimum of 2 years post maste5rs supervised clinical experience
* Advanced knowledge of brief therapy and solution-focused child and youth counseling methods.
* CYB counselors meet the MFLC CYB criteria for experience with children and youth and specialty in child and adolescent development/psychology.
* Must be able to prove US Citizenship.

JCS Military Support is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Title: Licensed Military Family Life Counselor
Class: Counseling
Work Type: PERMANENT ONLY
Ref. No.: 1225080-72
BC: #JCS401

Company: JCS MSS, Inc.
Contract Contact: Heather
Office Email: [email protected]
Office Phone: 267-295-2229
Office Address: 950 E Haverford Road, Suite 100A, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

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