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 JOB POSTING

MENTAL HEALTH CONSULTANT

Waynesville Schools-ESC (learn more)

Dayton Area School Consortium

Waynesville, OH (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3930899
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: August 3, 2022

Job Description

GOVERNING BOARD OF THE
WARREN COUNTY EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER

Program-Based Mental Health Therapist - Full Time
22.23 School Year
Location : Wayne Local School District



Job Description     
                                                                                                                                                     
Title:                           Program-Based Mental Health Therapist
 
Reports to:                 Coordinator of Mental Health Programming
                                    WCESC Learning Centers Director
                                    Director of Social Emotional Learning Programs
                                    Executive Director of Student Services and Programming
                                    Employment Status: Full Time  

FLSA Status:   Exempt
 
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.
 
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
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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 Responsibilities:
  • 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.
 
  • Abilities 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.
 
  • Working Conditions:             
  • 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

    • Bonita Terry
    • 200 South Keowee Street
    • Dayton, Ohio 45402

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