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Military Life Counselor - Embedded

at JCS Military Support Services

Posted: 9/13/2019
Job Reference #: 1187640-15
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Location: Great Falls, MT 59404
Date Posted: 06/21/2019
Category: Therapy
Education: Masters Degree


We are seeking an Embedded Military and Family Life Counselor to work within the Malmstrom Air Force Base in MT. Services would provide the full breadth of MFLC consultation and counseling services to the command structure and military service members and their families as an embedded counselor assigned to a dedicated military unit.

SUMMARY OF POSITION
Responsible for providing MFLC services including non-medical, short term, walk around counseling, training/health and wellness presentations, and consultation to the brigade/regiments command regarding behavioral health issues with a unique understanding of the particular military unit, cultural and mission.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Embedded within the command and requires a unique and sophisticated senior relationship management skill set to develop and manage the complex relationships necessary to successfully work closely with the command personnel and leadership hierarchy providing the highest level of consultative services.

* Provides non-medical, short term, solution focused, walk around counseling directly to service and family members of a dedicated military unit (brigade, wing or regiment) as an embedded counselor. Services include assessment, brief counseling and consultation, action planning, referral to resources (assuring linkage as appropriate), and follow-up as indicated. Delivers training and health and wellness presentations and activities as requested/ directed. Enters counselor activity data on a daily basis through smart phone, web, or fax to assure that reporting is accurate from assigned installation, while maintaining client / service member confidentiality.

* Cultivates and maintains direct, high level relationships with high level commanders and personnel within the assigned military unit, utilizing superior senior relationship management skills and recognizing the unique structure and mission of the assigned military unit. Responsible for development of an excellent working relationship with the installation POC (Point of Contact), command, and the command POC.

* Creates a presence within the brigade/regiment in which the service and family members feel comfortable approaching the counselor, recognizing the program to be confidential. Establish and maintain working relationships with community resources and provide appropriate linkages for service members and their families. Partners with POC to provide MFLC services in a manner that addresses the needs of the brigade/regiment.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
* Advanced knowledge of brief therapy and solution-focused child and youth counseling methods
* Minimum of 2-5 years of post-masters supervised clinical experience
* Licensed at the independent practice level
* CYB counselors must meet the MFLC CYB criteria for experience with children and youth and specialty in child and adolescent development/psychology.
* School assigned counselors must have past work experience in a school setting to qualify for assignment
* Must be able to prove US Citizenship.
* Prior military service/military family member and/or strong familiarity with military culture
* Education: MA/MS/MBA
* License: Independent Clinical MT License

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JCS Military Support is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Title: Military Life Counselor - Embedded
Class: Mental Health
Work Type: PERMANENT ONLY
Ref. No.: 1187640-15
BC: #JCS401

Company: JCS MSS, Inc.
Contract Contact: Heather
Office Email: mflc@jcsmilitary.com
Office Phone: 267-295-2229
Office Address: 950 E Haverford Road, Suite 100A, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

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