RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is responsible for serving in our outpatient setting as well as in our innovative and rapidly expanding PATH school-based counseling program. Work collaboratively with school district staff to provide mental health services to children and youth in surrounding school districts. PATH counselors help to remove barriers to accessing care by meeting with children and youth at the school. PATH counselors may also carry an outpatient caseload.
HOURS: Full-time with flexible hours depending on need of clients. Services are primarily delivered during school hours with occasional early evening work as required to accommodate new intakes and progress updates.
QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a master’s degree in counseling or social work or other human service field. Two years of experience required. Must be licensed; CSW-PIP or LPC-MH preferred but other levels of licensure considered. Must successfully complete all agency background checks. Requires valid driver’s license and ability to obtain approved driver status.
SALARY: Dependent on experience and qualifications.
RESPOND BY: open until filled
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Internal Number: 1217
About Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota
LSS outpatient counseling offers a variety of services for individuals, families, couples and groups. Counseling Services include: Individual, couples and family therapy Group therapy and education groups Marriage preparation Mental health assessments and evaluations Mediation Critical incident counseling following a traumatic incident in a school, congregation or workplace Counseling for victims of crimeLSS counseling centers are conveniently located throughout South Dakota. The main offices are located in Aberdeen, Rapid City, Sioux Falls and Watertown. Satellite offices are located in Brookings, Milbank, Mitchell, Sisseton and Sturgis.LSS is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to the mission: Inspired by God's love, we care for, support and strengthen individuals, families and communities. This commitment extends to staff, clients and members of the community. LSS offers a challenging career, satisfying work, a friendly environment, employment opportunities that allow for personal growth, flexible working conditions, competitive compensation & benefit package, and responsive leadership.