Warren County ESC (learn more)

Dayton Area School Consortium

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3866030
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: August 3, 2022

Job Description


Mental Health Therapist - School Based Services 

An Equal Opportunity Employer
Title:  School-Based Mental Health Consultant
Reports to:  Program Supervisor and/or County Superintendent/Building Administrator(s)/District Administrator(s) as assigned

FLSA Status:   Exempt     

Job Description:  

Candidates should have a minimum licensure requirement of a Masters in Counseling (LPC) or a Masters in Social Work (LSW).  Ideal candidates will have a LPCC or LISW.  Applicants that have had experiences with school-based therapy, residential treatment, group home, case management, or hospital experience are encouraged to apply.  

  • Appropriate State of Ohio Mental Health Licensure and shall be governed by Ohio law.
  • Ability to acquire State of Ohio License (educational permit, pupil services license) as well as a license School Social Worker from the Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board.
  • Demonstrates a sincere desire to aid all students, staff, and the community.
  • Good health, high moral character, and acceptable attendance record.
  • Demonstrate competence in using computer-related programs including database programs.
  • 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
  • Works closely with the administration of the assigned district(s). 
Responsibilities and
Essential Functions:
  • Provides mental health consultation to the district
  • Attends IEP and other educational meetings when needed
  • Provides PD to district regarding mental health as needed
  • Determines appropriate service(s) to each student referred and refers to appropriate community agency when needed
  • Acts as a liaison with community services and district
  • Provides mental health services to the children and families in the assigned school district(s).  These mental health services will include:
    • Individual Counseling/Psychotherapy;
    • Group Counseling/Psychotherapy;
    • Diagnostic Assessment;
    • Crisis Invention;
    • Community psychiatric supportive treatment and consultations;
The provision of these services will be in accordance with Warren County Educational Service Center Mental Health Services clinical practice, policy and procedures, and State, Federal, and Accreditating-body Standards.
  • Meets productivity standard determined at the beginning of each contract year.
  • Meets with the Director of Mental Health Programming or designee on a monthly basis.
  • Reports to the Director of Mental Health Programming or designee to meet all clinical supervision requirements.
  • Participates in scheduled staff meetings.
  • Keeps appropriate documentation on all students.
  • Keeps the Director of Mental Health Programming informed concerning all areas of responsibility.
  • Participates in local, state, and national conferences and seminars in order to keep abreast of improvements, innovations, and changes in the instructional programs as needed by Mental Health training.
  • Works cooperatively with all Warren County Educational Service Center staff.
  • Subscribes to the annual evaluation process.

Other Duties and
  • Serves as a role model for students in how to conduct themselves as citizens and as responsible, intelligent human beings.
  • Helps instill in students that belief in and practice of ethical principles, tolerance, and democratic values.
  • Conducts other duties related to the Director of Mental Health Programming and/or the Superintendent of Schools.
  • 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.
  • Exposure to the following situations may range from remote to frequent based on circumstances and factors that may not be predictable.
  • Duties may require bending, crouching, kneeling, reaching, and standing.
  • Duties may require lifting, carrying, and moving work-related supplies/equipment.
  • Duties may require operating and/or riding in a vehicle.
  • Duties require traveling to meetings and work assignments.
  • Duties may require working under time constraints to meet deadlines.
  • Potential for exposure to adverse weather conditions and temperature extremes.
  • Potential for exposure to blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases.
  • Potential for adverse contact with aggressive, disruptive, and/or unruly individuals.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category: Classroom Teacher > Health
  • Contact Information

    • ITC ITC
    • 8050 N High Street, Suite 150
    • Columbus, Ohio 43235

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