Mental Health Counselor
State of Georgia - Chatham County, GA

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Duties & Responsibilities: The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Mental Health Counselor with Psychology Services in the Programs Department, Georgia Regional Hospital At Savannah (please visit for more information about the hospital).

Job Description:
This position will be responsible for providing unit behavioral support, individual and group treatment (as needed), implementation of an incentive program for hospital consumers, and support to hospital psychologists with assessment administration. This position will also be responsible for providing support to unit staff and serve a variety of functions to help meet the needs of this hospital.

When you send your resume saved in format compatible with MS Word 2007 version to the email address listed below, you must include in the subject line the hospital location and position title.

Minimum Training & Experience: BachelorÂs degree in related field AND Two years of related experience OR MasterÂs degree in a related field. OR One year at the lower level or equivalent position Note: Some positions may require certification or licensure.

Agency Specific Qualifications and/or Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree required. Clinical license in State of Georgia or license eligible (such as Licensed Professional Counselor or Marriage and Family Therapist). Experience in assessment administration. Experience in applied behavioral analysis and development and implementation of behavior support plans required. Experience in working with an adult inpatient and/or forensic inpatient population preferred, but not required.

Additional Information: Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

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