Summary The School-Based Therapist will be a LICENSED clinician responsible for providing in-school therapy and consultation. The professional will manage the school-based mental health program which includes following up on referrals, conducting intake assessments, providing therapy for the youth and their families within the DC Metro area. We are looking for multiple committed Licensed Mental Health Professionals who have the drive to succeed professionally with an entrepreneurial spirit! Responsibilities
Provide mental health services including assessments to individual and family during sessions
Travel to/from assigned school
Collect health information and student outcomes data to use for monitoring the performance and effectiveness of services provided
Develop action plans with teachers and parents to determine next steps as needed
Make referrals for outside support for additional specialist
Ability to build relationships with clients and partner with additional stakeholders and or/ outside agencies.
Maintain confidentiality of records relating to consumer’ treatment
Update case management notes after sessions and input information into systems as needed
Identifying areas needing continued support, resources, and treatment to assist clients regularly
Maintain client records that are accurate, comprehensive an adhere to documentation policies
Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field.
Previous experience with crisis and trauma-informed care desired
2-3 years of experience working in inner city schools
Must have LICSW, LPC, LGPC, or LGSW
Understanding of the RTI process
Other licensure relevant to industry is a PLUS
Bilingual is a PLUS
The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.