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Licensed Child and Youth School Counselor

Location: Gulfport, MS 39503
Date Posted: 03/13/2023
Category: Clinical
Education: Masters Degree

We are seeking a Licensed Child and Youth Behavioral (CYB) Counselor to work within the Jackson County School District surrounding Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport in Mississippi. Candidates MUST be licensed at the independent practice level (LCSW or LPC).

This position has the primary responsibility of providing the full breadth of Child and Youth Behavioral (CYB) counseling services to children of all ages of military service members and their families at military installations.
* Non-medical counseling, training, health and wellness presentations
* Consultation with parent and personnel at child daycare centers and schools
* Consultation to installation command regarding behavioral health issues affecting children and youth.
* CYB counselors who are assigned to DoDEA schools and community schools will need to have experience working in a school setting to qualify for this position.
* CYB counselors may also be assigned to youth programs, summer camps, and on-demand assignments. The counselors work closely with the installation and military branch Points of Contact (POC) to assure that the program is provided within scope, and meets the needs of the installation.

* Minimum of a Master's Degree (MA/MS/MBA) with study in Behavioral Health
* Licensed at the independent practice level (LCSW or LPC)
* Miniumum of 2 years post-masters supervised clinical experience.
* Advanced knowledge of brief therapy and solution-focused child and youth counseling methods.
* CYB counselors must meet the MFLC CYB criteria for experience with children and youth and specialty in child and adolescent development/psychology.
* School assigned counselors must have prior work experience in a school setting to qualify for assignment
* Must be able to prove US Citizenship.
* Prior military service/military family member and/or strong familiarity with military culture

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Title: Licensed Child and Youth School Counselor
Class: Mental Health
Ref. No.: 1224963-102
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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