Mental Health Therapist, School Based – West Seattle Elementary School

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    Neighborcare Health

    Neighborcare Health is hiring a Licensed School-Based Mental Health Therapist, signing bonus included!!

    **Eligible candidates for this position will hold an active LICSW, LMFT, LMHC or Clinical Psychologist license ** 

    School-based Mental Health Therapists provide prevention and intervention with a variety of therapeutic techniques, including evidence-based practices. Services are provided at the school or in certain circumstances, via telehealth. Therapists work in partnership and joint accountability with other team members toward Neighborcare’s Mission, and to ensure Neighborcare achieves goals for productivity, patient satisfaction, quality care, and contract compliance. 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 positions is located at West Seattle Elementary School and is part-time (24 hours) 3 days per week. 

    – 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

    Union: NO

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