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School-Based Therapist

Company: Children and Families First Delaware Inc
Location: Dover
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Description:The Behavioral Health Consultant Program is a year-round program providing brief mental health screening and individual, group and family mental health counseling services in middle school settings across the state of Delaware.Provide intervention for students and families that address the student's behavior and family issues that impact school performance and social and emotional development.The Social Worker/Counselor II works in one assigned middle school.The service will include mental health counseling and risk assessments for students enrolled in middle school.Provide assessment, planning, counseling/therapy, referrals, advocacy, and collateral contacts.The services will include: screening for Mental Health/ Substance Abuse (MH/SA) and for trauma; crisis assessment; clinical interventions; psycho-educational groups; and training and consultation for parents, teachers, and administrators.Establish comprehensive plans for services to ensure student and family needs are met.Conduct school based group counseling/therapy using an evidenced-based model.Provide crisis assessment, clinical interventions, psycho-educational groups and training to school professionals, parents, guardians and family members.Adhere to an evidenced-based social work model, principles and practices.Document all screenings, assessments and consultations in appropriate database.Travel required to attend meetings and training.Full-time with benefits.Requirements:Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling or related degree and license eligible (LCSW, LPCMH, LMFT), required. Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling or related degree with a clinical license (LCSW, LPCMH, LMFT), preferred.Requires experience in determining clinical necessity for mental health services, and provision of behavioral health services for children and families; knowledge and experience in coordinating/collaborating multiple systems of care, preferred.Must have valid driver's license, which meets the requirements of the agency's insurance carrier and reliable transportation.PI206291943

Keywords: Children and Families First Delaware Inc, Wilmington , School-Based Therapist, Healthcare , Dover, Delaware

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