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Social Skills Counselor Level 3

Job posted:

Job Schedule

Hours vary according to the needs of the individuals served

Job Status

Per diem


Adult Behavioral Services (Corning, NY)

Number of Hours


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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