SC Department of Public Safety Human Services Coordinator I (Mental Health Counselor III) #476 in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

**The Department of Mental Health is a drug-free workplace. All candidates will be required to pass a mandatory pre-employment drug test.

This position is located at Department of Mental Health/Columbia Area Mental Health Center, CAF School Based Services, CAMHC #476.**

Under general supervision, provides 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. The ability to do concurrent documentation, services are delivered in school-based setting.

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 counseling experience (excluding internships) 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 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: $32,838.00 - $60,760.00 Annually

Location: Richland County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 80199

Class Code: GA50

Position Number: 60008585

Pay Band: Band 5

Hiring Range - Min.: $39,721.00

Opening Date: 11/01/2017

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