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SC Department of Public Safety Human Services Coordinator I (Mental Health Counselor III) #168 in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

This position is located at Department of Mental Health/Columbia Area Mental Health Center, CAF School Based Services, CAMHC #168.

Under general supervision, provide advanced assessment, crisis management, short- and long-term individual and family therapy, and case management services for children and their families who present with psychiatric needs. The main goal of interventions will be to reduce psychiatric symptomatology and increase positive functioning within a variety of ecological systems. Services are delivered in school-based setting. *As a school based counselor in mental health services, you may be assigned to Richland School District I, II or Lexington/Richland 5, whichever school district is in need of providing school-based services to their students. * Also requires the ability to do concurrent documentation.

This position is being re-advertised, previous applicants do not need to re-apply, your application is still being considered.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

State Requirements: A bachelor's degree and professional experience in human services or social services programs.

Agency Requirements: A master's degree in guidance, counseling or the social sciences and two (2) years of post graduate counseling experience of which must have been in a clinical setting.

Note: When Agency Requirements are indicated, applicants must also meet the Agency Requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

CAMHC Prefers: Ability to perform child and adolescent (birth to 18 years of age) mental health assessments, assign DSM-IV diagnoses, assess levels of potential lethality of suicidal/homicidal behavior/ideation, develop treatment plans, and manage the treatment of children and adolescents; also familiarity with child and adolescent stages of development.

Licensure preferred; licensure supervision available.

Additional Comments

Supplemental questions are considered part of the application. Please complete the state application to include supplemental questions, all current and previous work history and education. A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing the work history and education sections of the employment application. Incomplete applications will not be referred to the hiring supervisor.

Salary: $33,494.00 - $61,975.00 Annually

Location: Richland County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 105664

Closing: 2/3/2021 5:00 PM Eastern

Class Code: GA50

Position Number: 603D0016

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 5

Hiring Range - Min.: $41,412.00

Opening Date: 10/17/2019

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: Please apply on-line at; you may also track the status of your application on-line.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Mental Health-MHC Columbia Area

Address: 2715 Colonial Drive, Bldg. 100-B Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Phone: 803-898-4830