School-Based Specialist

School-Based Specialist

School-Based Specialist Job ID: 101320100261 Department: Children’s Services – School-Based Abingdon/Bristol, VA | Full-time | Monday-Friday Highlands Community Services (HCS) is a progressive community service board based in Abingdon, VA and has provided mental health, substance abuse and developmental services to the residents of Washington County & Bristol, VA for over 40 years.  HCS offers its school-based employees a competitive benefit plan and a flexible school schedule! HCS is dedicated to finding employees with integrity, respect, hope and genuine empathy who have a passion for improving lives and discovering possibilities! School-Based Specialist:
  • Provide support, life skills and coping skills training to adolescents in the school setting.
  • Provide crisis support/intervention to students.
  • Assist teachers, administrators and families in identifying troubling behaviors in students.
  • Link to appropriate services to meet identified needs
  • Collaborate with parents, school personnel, human service agencies and other community resources.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Human Services or related fields, one (1) year clinical experience and must be registered with the VA Board of Counseling as a Qualified Mental Health Professional-Child (QMHP-C). You can find further information about the requirements and registration process on the VA Board of Counseling’s website at Preferred Qualifications:  Eligible t0 seek Licensure for Supervision in the State of Virginia or active license in the state of Virginia as a LPC, LCSW or LMFT. In order to be considered for the position:
  • Complete the online application at
  • Submit a formal resume with the application.
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