School Based Therapist (#1488510)

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Job Description: The Grand County School District, School-based Therapist position is for HMK Elementary, grades K-6 in Grand County School District located in Moab, Utah. The School-based Therapist is responsible for providing direct mental health services in a timely manner to elementary school age students experiencing behavioral and/or mental health difficulties. The therapist may also provide consultation services to school staff to support the overall mental health goals of the schools. The therapist must have a high degree of self-motivation and initiation. Duties/Responsibilities: 1. Provide direct mental health services including intake assessment, individual/family/group therapy, and crisis intervention to assigned clients. 2. Maintain regular contact with the parent/guardian of each client (if appropriate). 3. Complete treatment plans, treatment plan updates, progress notes. 4. Furnishes reports/updates to Juvenile Court, DCFS, school principals, school guidance counselors, teachers, treatment teams, and other involved agencies. 5. Attends regularly scheduled school staff meetings and clinical supervision meetings. 6. Provides consultation for school staff regarding mental health issues, as needed/requested by staff/administrators. 7. Provides complete and timely documentation to support services rendered. 8. Must consistently demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain good public relations with families, referral agencies and other community resources through appropriate organizational, written, and verbal skills. 9. Willingness to engage and grow in cultural competency. 10. Attends trainings/conferences with a neurobiology approach to treatment to improve therapeutic skills. (position includes a generous CE stipend) 11. Must have excellent attendance. 12. Other duties assigned.

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Grand County School District

264 S 400 E, Moab, UT 84532
 

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Amount per Student

$11,167 (USD)

State Average: $7,571 (USD)

% ELL Students

7%

State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 22.85

% IEP Students

17%

State Average: 12%

FTE

State Average: 338