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Residential Treatment Facility for youth located fifteen minutes north of Emporia, Virginia seeks Virginia licensed LPN. Substance abuse treatment experience is a plus.   Full-time position.  Twelve hour first shift (8AM to 8PM).

Compensation package includes employer matching 401(k) retirement plan & employer sponsored health, dental, vision & life insurance.  JFBHS is a Drug Free Workplace.  Successful applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screening and criminal background screening.  Position open until filled. EOE.

E-mail, fax, or mail cover letter & resume to:

Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services
Job# 2018-3
Attn: Chris Thompson
Fax: (434) 634-6237





Psychiatric residential treatment facility for adolescent girls and boys located 15 minutes north of Emporia, Virginia seeks experienced licensed clinician (LCSW or LPC) to provide therapy and case management services on an inpatient basis.  Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling experience and certification preferred.  Population served includes adolescent girls and boys with complex developmental trauma, co-occurring mental illness, and substance abuse issues.  Position provides individual, group, and family therapy within a psychiatric residential setting. 

Virginia license is required.  Two years’ formal experience counseling adolescents is required.  Residential experience is preferred. 

Seeking experienced candidates.  Highly competitive pay & benefits including employer sponsored Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance and employer matching 401(k) retirement plan.

Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and drug free work place.  Post offer criminal background and drug screenings required.  Position open until filled.

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services
Job# 2018-4
Attn: Chris Thompson
Fax: (434) 634-6237



Community Counseling Offered After Shots Fired at Carnival

“After the events that shook our town last night it was decided that something has to be done to help those affected directly or indirectly from the chaos at the carnival.”

Keith Prince has reached out to our community and our religious leaders to help get this last minute event arranged and get word out to the public.

On Monday, September 25 (TOMORROW NIGHT) Victory Fellowship, located in front of the Emporia Municipal Building has opened its doors to the community. At 7pm, Caroline Gatten who is a local counselor will be on hand to help those that were traumatized with the shooting that unfolded.

Parents, please bring your children to this so that she can help. Ms. Gatten is volunteering her time because she cares about this community and what is going on in it. Law Enforcement will be on hand to assist in any way possible. EVERYONE is welcome and EVERYONE is encouraged to take part in this. We as parents sometimes don't realize what's going through our children's busy minds so this will help.

”I was not working last night but I did respond to my Church where I saw members of my congregation hunkered down as if we live in a third world county and this is totally unacceptable! Children were seen running and screaming from the scene and this is also totally unacceptable!”

Mr. Prince is urging everyone to spread the word and invites anyone that wishes to attend.

If you have any information about the incident at the carnival, please call the Emporia Police Department at (434)634-2121 ext 6 or remain anonymous and call the Crime Line at (343)634-1111 

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