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Military School Counselor

Location: Gulfport, MS 39507
Date Posted: 01/14/2022
Category: Therapy
Education: Masters Degree

JCS has several openings for Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC) Child and Youth Behavioral Health School Counselors in the school districts surrounding the Gulfport Navy Base area.

The primary responsibility of this position is providing a full scope of Child and Youth Behavioral Health (CYB) services to children dependents of military service members and their families at military installations throughout the U.S. and at select installations in Europe and Asia.

These services include non-medical counseling, training, and health and wellness presentations, consultation with parents, personnel at child daycare centers and schools, and consultation the installation command staff regarding behavioral issues affecting children and youth. CYB counselors are assigned to DoDEA schools, and some cases local community schools and need to have experience working in a school setting to qualify for CYB positions.

CYB counselors are also assigned to youth programs, summer camps, and for on demand assignments. CYB counselors are responsible for working closely with military branch Points of Contact (POCs) to assure that the program is provided within the scope of the contract and meets the needs of assigned installation.

Minimum Requirements:
* Minimum of a Master's degree in the Behavioral Health Professions (MS/MSW/MA)
* Minimum 2 years of post-master's supervised clinical experience/post licensure
* Licensure to practice at the independent practice level (LCSW, MFT, LPCC, Psychologist)
* School Counselors must demonstrate past experience working in a school setting or other Child/Youth Services setting.
* Must be a U.S. citizen
* Must be able to obtain NACI/CNACI clearance

Desired Experience:
Prior military service/military family member and/or strong familiarity with the military culture
Bilingual capabilities

While helping America's finest and their families, MFLC counselors also benefit from:
* No insurance to file
* No progress notes
* No treatment plans
* No office to maintain
* Free work related professional development courses (CEU and non-CEU)
* Reimbursement for job related license renewal fees
* Flexible 40-hour work weeks
* Paid federal holidays

Title: Military School Counselor
Class: Counseling
Ref. No.: 1232741-30
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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