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Behavioral Health Counselor - Banks County Schools (APEX)


Job Description

Avita Community Partners is excited to announce a Mental Health Counselor opportunity in the Banks County School system. This is a 12 month position and the person hired will work out of our Outpatient Behavioral Health Center during school breaks.

Job Description: Provides mental health services to children, and adolescents in a school and outpatient setting. Will Provide individual counseling, diagnostic assessments, group therapy, family counseling.

Must be eligible for Associate License in Georgia (LAMFT, LAPC, or LMSW) within 6 months of hire

Minimum Qualifications: Unlicensed ($33,000/yr):

  • A Master's Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Community Counseling, School Counseling, Psychology, or Marriage and Family Therapy and eligibility to obtain a associate level license within six months of employment (LAPC, LAMFT, LMSW). (Upon receipt of Georgia associate licensure, employee is eligible for a 5% increase in pay) OR Associate Licensed ($35,000/yr)
  • Associate Licensure as an LAPC, LAMFT or LMSW in the State of Georgia OR Fully Licensed ($44,500-50,000) Salary is dependent on length and type of licensure.
  • Full Licensure as an LPC, LMFT, or LCSW in the State of Georgia Applicants must not have six (6) or more points against their driver's license or a suspended or revoked driver's license within the last five (5) years.

The selected candidate will be subject to a FBI Criminal History Record Check. Applicants reserve the right to challenge the contents of a FBI Criminal History Record Check. Full Time positions are subject to organizational benefits.