Mental Health Therapist

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Start Date
08/02/2021

Description

Qualifications:        

  • Appropriate State of Ohio Mental Health Training and shall be governed by Ohio law.
  • State of Ohio Educational Aide Student Monitor Permit
  • Demonstrates a sincere desire to aid all students, staff, and the community.
  • Holds a license through the Ohio CSWMFT Board (LSW, LISW, LPC, LPCC)
  • Good health, high moral character, and acceptable attendance record.
  • Demonstrate competence in using computer-related programs including database programs.
  • Knowledge, experience or willingness to learn about students with developmental disabilities
General
Description:
  • Acts as the central point of contact for all mental services as referred by the district for triage
  • Provides mental health consultation and crisis intervention services (including lethality screens)
  • Provides initial therapeutic assessments, individual and family psychotherapy, and develops appropriate treatment plans for the most chronic students with mental health concerns
  • Provides group therapy to students with developmental disabilities within the classroom and office setting
  • Provides psychoeducation and mental health consultation to school staff and administration
  • Works closely with the administration of the assigned program(s).
  • Provides mental health consultation and crisis intervention services (including lethality screens)
  • Works closely with the administration of the assigned program(s).
 
Responsibilities and
Essential Functions:
  • Provides mental health consultation to the program.
  • Attends IEP and other educational meetings (as needed)
  • Assists in providing information to school psychologist for ETR
  • Acts as a liaison with community services and programing.
  • Determines appropriate service(s) to each student referred and refers to appropriate community agency (as needed)
  • Provides mental health services to the children and families in the assigned school program(s).  These mental health services will include:
    • Individual Counseling/Psychotherapy;
    • Group Counseling/Psychotherapy;
    • Diagnostic Assessment;
    • Crisis Invention;
    • Community psychiatric supportive treatment and consultations;
  • Required:
  • Demonstrates professionalism and maintains a positive work attitude.
  • Effectively uses verbal, nonverbal, writing, and listening skills.
  • Completes paperwork accurately.  Verifies and correctly enters data.
  • Organizes tasks and manages time effectively.
  • Maintains an acceptable attendance record and is punctual.

Posted By

Horizon Science Acad-Cincinnati

1055 Laidlaw Ave , Cincinnati, OH 45237
 

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Horizon Science Academy Cincinnati

1055 Laidlaw Ave , Cincinnati, OH 45237