Behavioral Health Counselor (LPC/LCSW) - Forsyth County Co-Responder Program

Job Title: Behavioral Health Counselor (LPC/LCSW) - Forsyth County Co-Responder Program
Department: Cumming Center
Salary: Based on Ed and Exp
Posted: 03/30/2020

Job Description
Job Summary:

Come be a part of an exciting new community partnership. Avita and the Forsyth County Sherriff's Department have teamed-up to provide on-site Behavioral Health services to individuals in crisis. These services will be performed in real-time (think Live PD). The Licensed Counselor will be a central part of this innovative response team performing crisis assessments and potentially 1013ing an individual or individuals while working with the responding deputy.

Job Description:
Provides mental health services to adults in a community setting as part of the Forsyth County Sherriff’s Department Co-Responder program

Will, with assigned deputy, respond to calls involving a Behavioral Health need.

Will conduct onsite behavioral health assessments and 1013 those who are in active crisis.

Will provide accurate and timely documentation of services performed

May have a rotating 1/2nd shift or swing shift based on the need of the Sherriff’s Department - There should be no overnight shift requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:

Fully Licensed Counselor:
Full Licensure as a LPC or LCSW in Georgia

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.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Working knowledge of addiction treatment

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.

**All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview.**

**Positions may be filled before the closing (ending) date if a qualified candidate is selected.**

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.


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