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Military & Family Life Counselor - CDC

Location: Gulfport, MS 39501
Date Posted: 01/14/2022
Category: Clinical
Education: Masters Degree

We are seeking a Child and Youth Behavioral Counselor to work with our military installation: Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport. 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.

* 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.
* CYB counselors who are assigned to DoDEA and community schools will need to have experience working in a school setting to qualify for school 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 Behavioral Health as field of study
* MS Independent Counseling License; licensed at the independent practice level.
* Minimum of 3-5 years experience
* Advanced knowledge of brief therapy and solution-focused child and youth counseling methods.
* Minimum of ytwo (2) years of post-masters supervised clinical experience
* CYB counselors meet the MFLC CYB criteria for experience with children and youth and specialty in child and adolescent development/psychology.
* School assigned counselors must have past 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.

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

Title: Military & Family Life Counselor - CDC
Class: Counseling
Ref. No.: 1225080-39
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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