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Social Skills Counselor Level 3

Job posted:
09/06/2019

Job Schedule

Hours vary according to the needs of the individuals served

Job Status

Per diem

Location

Adult Behavioral Services (Corning, NY)

Number of Hours

Relief

General Summary of Duties:

The Social Skills Counselor provides support and assistance to individuals with mental health or substance use disorders who want to return to school or formal training with a goal of achieving skills necessary to obtain employment. The Education Specialist provides unconditional, non-judgmental support to assigned clients who are participating with Adult Behavioral Health HCBS.  The Education Specialist works collaboratively with Care Managers.

Education and Experience:     

BA degree and two years of experience supporting individuals in pursuing education goals. Must have a minimum of two years experience working in behavioral health. Must possess an understanding of the principles of recovery and resiliency model. 

Background Check:

Must meet the requirements of the Mental Health Regulations regarding a State Central Register Clearance regarding history of abuse/maltreatment of children, Justice Center Staff Exclusion List clearance, and Justice Center Criminal History Review for criminal convictions.

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