Mental Health Therapist, School Based - Vashon Island High School - Signing...

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Mental Health Therapist, School Based - Vashon Island High School - Signing Bonus!

School-Based Mental Health Therapist

Provide mental health services within the school-based health center Mental Health Scope of Services. Focus on the full spectrum of care, from promoting healthy development and preventing problems, to long-term intervention and support for students unable to obtain adequate mental health care from other organizations or in a non-school context. Position emphasis is on asset- and strengths-building; symptom reduction; increasing, stabilizing, and maintaining functioning; and on individual, family, and group modalities.

 

This position is located at Vashon Island High School. The position is Part-Time (16 hours) 2 days per week 7:30am-4pm.  

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide high quality, strengths-based services to clients in alignment with the Scope of Services and productivity expectations.
  • Assist students, parents and school personnel in efforts to remove psychosocial and mental/emotional health obstacles to students’ healthy functioning and academic performance.
  • Provide individual, family, and group therapy; case management; classroom presentations; and psycho-educational services in accordance with the needs of the specific school population and as specified by applicable funding contract(s).
  • Participate in school-wide interventions as appropriate.
  • Assess mental health needs and develop individualized treatment goals for each caseload client.
  • Review and revise treatment goals as clinically appropriate, and at least as frequently as required by applicable funding contract(s).
  • Exchange information within legal and ethical guidelines, with the goal of providing the best individual and team care.
  • Participate actively in multidisciplinary team care provision, including but not limited to: sharing of information, and coordinating and integrating client care with other providers within and outside of Neighborcare Health.
  • Work with school staff, Neighborcare Health staff, and community providers to maximize students’ access to health services, within Neighborcare Health and/or with other organizations.
  • Complete required documentation in a timely manner, and in accordance with requirements specified by the State of Washington, Neighborcare Health, and funders.
  • Report all known and suspected abuse or neglect per Washington State Law.
  • Uphold Neighborcare Health service commitments: (a warm welcome; respect; caring; working together and trusting relationship) with internal and external customers

 

**Eligible candidates for this position will hold an active Mental Health Provider license ** 

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