Salary $23.05 - $30.57 an hour
Full job description
$23.05 - $30.57 per hour
Deliver outpatient mental health services, in family resource elementary schools and pre-school settings, to support a family’s capacity to raise healthy, well-functioning, and successful childrenCollaborate with and provide consultation to school personnelThis position is scheduled to work 42 weeks per year with 10 weeks off in the summerSalary is annualized over 52 weeks to maintain benefit eligibility for the full year.
Two position are scheduled for 18 and 32 hours a week
Position may fluctuate from current in person services to remote work depending on school covid mandates.
Provide mental health counseling services that reflect, and are sensitive to, diverse cultural, ethnic, and economic needs for individual children and families in elementary school and pre-school settings.
Works collaboratively with schools and other pertinent staff/providers to provide mental health assessments of students and families, appropriately and accurately diagnosis clients, and develop treatment plans
Provides consultation with parents of enrolled clients regarding their student’s need for mental health counseling or the status of their student’s current mental health counseling
Guided by 27-65 requirements and best clinical practices, provide individual, group, and family psychotherapy
Collaborates with the family resource schools program including working collaboratively with the family outreach coordinator
Monitors and tracks the developmental stages of young children
Consults with school staff, in accordance with signed authorizations to disclose information, on students currently receiving counseling services through the frs program to assist them in supporting the needs of specific students
Provides crisis intervention for enrolled children who are actively receiving counseling services through the frs program
Provides a variety of case management services, including writing letters and making phone calls, to relevant parties (i.eDss, teachers, schools)
Provides referrals to mental health partners and outside agencies as appropriate
Participates in team meetings to staff cases and communicate administrative information
Acts as written or oral interpreter/translator as needed for mhp clients, parents, etc.
Attends school meetings to include: parent/teacher conferences, school assemblies, special ed staffing, back to school night, etc.
Maintains up-to-date clinical records on assigned clients
Documents provision of services, assessments, evaluations and treatment goals and plan consistent with clinical and administrative policies and procedures
Meets defined individual and department goals, activity metrics and key performance indicators
Promotes, supports and demonstrates mhp’s mission, vision and values through both behavior and job performance and adheres to policies, procedures, compliance plan and standards of conduct on a day to day basis
Effectively interacts and communicates with other mhp staff/clients/customers/partners/etc.
Regular and consistent attendance is required to perform other essential functions of the job
Other duties as assigned
Mental health partners offers a diverse, quality work environment, a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits packageOur benefits include a very generous paid time-off policy (paid holidays, paid vacation and paid personal days-off), medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, and percentage match-up retirement contributionWe are an equal opportunity employer.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to receive the covid-19 vaccination (and any subsequent boosters) and the annual influenza vaccineMedical exemptions or religious accommodations may be requested.
Prior experience working with children and families in a collaborative setting required
Understanding of bvsd school system strongly preferred
Masters in psychology, social work, counseling or related field plus 1 to 2 year internship and 3+ years prior experience in a clinical setting or: related phd or psyd 1+ yrExperience in a clinical setting
Licensed clinical social worker (lcsw), licensed professional counselor (lpc), or licensed marriage/family therapist (lmft) licensed phd or psyd required, or license eligible within 12 months
Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to manage difficult or emotional situations
Knowledge of community resources and ability to make appropriate referrals
High degree of professionalism
Knowledge of childhood developmental norms
Must be competent in working with people of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds excellent organization and time management skills
Highly self-motivated but works well in a team setting
Working knowledge of cbt, dbt, motivational interviewing and solution-focused therapy
Advanced computer skills including use of electronic health record and ms office products and the ability to learn new tools as needed
Bicultural/bilingual not required
General office environment
Must be able to work in a shared office space with frequent interruptions
May include working with people in acute distress or crisis
May require travel to several mhp sites throughout boulder and broomfield counties to attend meetings