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    Posted: 09/15/2021

    SUMMARY
    The School Based Therapist is responsible for providing individual, group, and family therapy in a Pre K-12th grade setting. This position will collaborate with school staff, district staff, and community partners to meet students' needs to reach the goal of each student graduating with a diploma plus a second credential.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Essential duties must be performed on site. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Reports to work as scheduled on a regular and reliable basis.
    • Conduct pre-treatment assessment and treatment recommendations.
    • Establishes a treatment plan, with client participation, which specifies desired outcomes, goals, structure, and objectives.
    • Provides crisis intervention as needed.
    • Provides educational workshops, classes and presentations specific to issues of mental health.
    • Provides individual and group counseling as requested.
    • Ensures that all State, local regulations are followed.
    • Maintains strict confidentiality guidelines for clients, conversations and referrals.
    • Acts as a liaison to other services to identify appropriate treatment programs as needed for clients.
    • Evaluates the effectiveness of treatment programs.
    • Collaborates with counseling and instructional staff to bridge the social emotional needs for students and their instructional needs.
    • Serves on building student support teams to develop appropriate intervention plans to help students achieve at their highest level.
    • Collaborates as a member of the Student and Family Services Team.
    • Maintains clinical records of meeting establis

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
    • Required: Master’s degree in social work or mental health field from a four year accredited college or university.
    • Required: Must be a licensed therapist (LMSW, LISW, LMHC, TLMHC)
    • Preferred: Experience working in an educational setting.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION
    • Required: Valid Iowa licensure (LMSW, LISW, LMHC, TLMHC)
    • Preferred: Experience with Students that have behavior needs.

    Position Type: Full-time

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