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Behavioral Health Counselor Gainesville Outpatient

Avita Community Partners Gainesville, GA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $47,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Position is located in Gainesville, Ga. *Provides mental health services to adults and/or children and youth with a severe and persistent mental illness and/or addictive disease an outpatient setting. Includes individual counseling, diagnostic assessments, group therapy, family counseling and contact within the community.Minimum Qualifications:Unlicensed ($30,822.75/yr.): A Master's Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Community Counseling, School Counseling, Psychology, or Marriage and Family Therapy from a CACREP, CSWE, CCPTP or COAMFTE accredited university AND be license eligible with the Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists allowing for an associate level license within six months of employment. (Upon receipt of Associate licensure, employee is eligible for a 5% increase in pay.)OR Associate Licensed ($32,363.89) Associate Licensure as an LAMFT, LMSW or LAPCORLCSW/LPC - Licensure with less than one year of post-licensure experience - $42,000- Licensure with one year of post-licensure experience - $44,000- Licensure with three years of post-licensure experience - $47,000LMFT - Licensure with les than one year of post licensure experience - $40,000- Licensure with one year of post-licensure experience - $42,000- Licensure with three years of post-licensure experience - $45,000Preferred Qualifications: Full Licensure as LPC or LCSWNOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview.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.LPC/LCSW employees are eligible to apply for loan repayment assistance through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment program.All applicants selected for a personal interview will be required to complete a basic typing skills assessment during the interview.Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.Position Reference # - 179137*ZR
Company Description
Avita Community Partners was formed by the 1993 Georgia State Legislature to serve persons experiencing the disabling effects of mental illness, developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases. Originally founded as Georgia Mountains Community Services (GMCS), Avita Community Partners seeks to promote safe, stable, and meaningful lives for citizens within a 13-county area of northeast Georgia. Our variety of services and programs are aimed at helping individuals, families, and communities minimize barriers and achieve their dreams.

At Avita Community Partners, we envision communities that act responsibly toward all citizens by providing support and comprehensive services to individuals and families in crisis. Our competent, committed, and compassionate staff believes individuals served should:
be treated with dignity and respect
be educated about disabilities, rights, and options
have access and opportunity to participate in the community and be served by that community
have access to confidential and ethical services
have a responsibility to participate in services

Our vision for the individuals we serve is that they participate in a variety of relationships including developing natural support systems, and that they have a home, job, and meaningful interaction in the community. It is our hope that families of these individuals, biological and chosen, serve as valued partners who share knowledge and expertise, and participate in planning.

Avita Community Partners

Why Work Here?
Great Benefits! Good Hours, 9 Paid Holidays, Generous PTO Plan

Avita Community Partners was formed by the 1993 Georgia State Legislature to serve persons experiencing the disabling effects of mental illness, developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases. Originally founded as Georgia Mountains Community Services (GMCS), Avita Community Partners seeks to promote safe, stable, and meaningful lives for citizens within a 13-county area of northeast Georgia. Our variety of services and programs are aimed at helping individuals, families, and communities minimize barriers and achieve their dreams. At Avita Community Partners, we envision communities that act responsibly toward all citizens by providing support and comprehensive services to individuals and families in crisis. Our competent, committed, and compassionate staff believes individuals served should: be treated with dignity and respect be educated about disabilities, rights, and options have access and opportunity to participate in the community and be served by that community have access to confidential and ethical services have a responsibility to participate in services Our vision for the individuals we serve is that they participate in a variety of relationships including developing natural support systems, and that they have a home, job, and meaningful interaction in the community. It is our hope that families of these individuals, biological and chosen, serve as valued partners who share knowledge and expertise, and participate in planning.

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Gainesville, GA
USA
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