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Community Outreach Specialist I
Title:Community Outreach Specialist I
We are seeking a Community Outreach Specialist to work in Washington County Schools.  One to two years of experience working with Severely Emotionally Disturbed youth and families is required. The candidate should have previous experience and competence in providing the following: case management, crisis management, skills building, and curriculum based social skills. Types of care or services provided by this position include: psycho-educational and curriculum based skills training which may include the following: parenting, school problems, positive discipline, communication skills, life skills, alcohol/drug education, appropriate expression of emotion, and empathy training to children and families in Northwest Arkansas. We prefer experience providing trainings and other outreach. Excellent communication, interpersonal, presentation, time management, organizational, and computer skills are required. The ability to be self-motivated, organized and to work independently as well as with a treatment team model are required. The candidate should have good computer skills, the ability to organize and prioritize, and be patient, consistent, and flexible. The candidate must be able to work within school settings. The Community Outreach Specialist will serve as the liaison between the Washington County School-based department and school personnel as well as provide outreach and training opportunities. 

Candidates must have one of the following:  1) A current bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, or a related field OR  2) at least two years of experience working in mental/behavioral health.  Work hours: Monday - Friday, full time.  No phone calls please.
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