Family & Children's Service, a private non-profit agency seeks applicants for the following position:
Masters Level Mental Health Counselor needed in – Lawrence, Lewis, Perry and Wayne Counties
Family & Children’s Service is searching for candidates to fill The Family Focused Solutions (FFS) Life Coach position in the Department of Human Services. The position will provide assessment and screening to Families First Participants who are referred to FFS. The five major barriers that Life Coaches address are mental health, learning disabilities, child behavioral/ health issues, domestic violence and alcohol and drug issues. The Life Coach will recommend a plan of action to the participant based on the assessment. If barriers are present, the Life Coach will provide intensive case management, short term counseling, self-advocacy training, family counseling, financial management training, life skills training, parenting skills training, educational and supportive services for unwed teen and young adult parents, in-home services, advocacy and referrals to other resources as needed. This position serves Lawrence, Lewis, Perry and Wayne Counties. Candidate must live in this area.
Degree and Qualifications: This position requires a Masters degree in Social Work or a related field, and one year full time experience in the counseling field.