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Summer Camp Military Youth Counselor

Location: Dayton, OH 53424
Date Posted: 06/17/2022
Category: Clinical

We are seeking a summer camp counselor to work with our military youth at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. This position is from 6/6/2022 - 9/9/2022. 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. Child and youth camps create a safe and fun environment where children and teens can go to learn how to put their military-life strengths to use in their everyday lives.

Military and family life counselors can do the following:
* Help children and teens process their feelings
* Engage in activities and field trips with children and youth
* Model techniques for behavior management including feedback for staff
* Provide additional resource support for child and youth programs staff
* Conduct a training session called Age-Appropriate Practices – Challenging Behaviors
* Deliver approved briefings, training and presentations for staff and parents
* Assist specific families with parenting and child behavior issues.

* 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.
* Attend feild trips and other social engagging activities to help support on the spot support we need.
* 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.
* OH 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 two (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.
* 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: Summer Camp Military Youth Counselor
Class: Counseling
Ref. No.: 1225083-75
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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