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  Dept Behavioral Hlth& Dev Disb
GA Regional Savannah

Mental Health Counselor (70904)
Requisition Number: 441-70904ag
County of Vacancy: Chatham
Functional Area: Health Care
Recruitment Period: 8/16/2013 - 10/31/2013
Number of Openings: 1
Shift: First
Screening Type: Resume Review
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Annual Salary Minimum: N/A
Annual Salary Maximum: N/A
Salary Details: PG13/Salary Depends On Skills And Experience

Duties & Responsibilities: The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Mental Health Counselor on Forensic Unit #4 Treatment Team at Georgia Regional Hospital At Savannah (please visit for more information about the hospital).
Job Description:
1. Develops, implements, and is responsible for the integrity of behavior support plans.
2. Recognizes and discusses potential behavioral problems with the treatment team.
3. Develops and is responsible for the day to day duties of a token economy system.
4. Works with psychology staff with assessment administration and report writing.
5. Work with unit treatment team and nursing staff to carry out individualized treatment plans.
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Minimum Training & Experience: BachelorĀs degree in related field AND Two years of related experience OR MasterĀs degree in a related field. OR One year at the lower level or equivalent position Note: Some positions may require certification or licensure.

Agency Specific Qualifications and/or Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Counseling or other behavioral health field with behavioral experience (creating functional assessments/analyses and implementing behavior support plans.

Additional Information: Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

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