School and Community Based Child Therapist
Company: Behavioral Health Resources
Posted on: February 16, 2021
School and Community Based Child Therapist
We are actively recruiting for this position and a hiring decision
will be made as soon as possible. It is in the applicant's best
interest to apply for this position right away.
Behavioral Health Resources Child and Family Services Therapists
provide a broad range of therapeutic services in a managed care
environment to children, adolescents, transitional age youth, and
their families. Therapeutic services to be provided may include
brief child and family treatment, individual and family therapy,
groups (issue specific and psycho-educational), community support
oriented case management services, in home behavioral skills
enhancement training, and coordination of individual service
Compensation: $21.25- $30.66 per hour depending on experience and
We offer FANTASTIC benefits!
- 100% employer paid medical and dental for employee
- 5% employer contribution to retirement after 1 year of
- Generous paid time off package (10 hours/month vacation and 8
hours/month sick leave accruals)
- Paid holidays plus two personal holidays per year
- 56 hours of educational leave per year
- BHR pays the cost of credentialing
- Education fund available to employees for professional
- BHR is an eligible employer for the Public Service Student Loan
*BHR has approved supervisors for all Licensure tracks (LMHC, LMFT,
LICSW, and CDP) and licensure supervision can be provided on a
RESPONSIBLE TO: Children, Youth, and Family Services Clinical
Master's degree in psychology, social work or closely related field
with preference given to BHR accepted licensure or eligible for
supervision towards BHR accepted licensure.
Two years of experience providing mental health services to
severely emotionally disturbed children, adolescents and
Knowledge and experience with developmental and treatment
strategies towards current DSM covered diagnosis.
Knowledge and experience with the community support model.
Previous experience working as a member of a multidisciplinary
children's treatment team and working collaboratively with other
service providers. Preference given to applicants with experience
providing services in a school setting.
Preference given to applicants with understanding of Public School,
Special Education, and/or Alternative Education systems.
Therapeutic skills relevant to the definition above.
Flexibility, strong interpersonal skills, and positive
Strong organizational skills to include use of electronic health
record software or equivalent for scheduling, time management and
all clinical documentation.
The ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include one or
more planned evenings throughout the work week.
A valid Washington driver's license and reliable personal
Must pass a criminal background and Inspector General check.
TYPICAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work in collaboration with school, district, community service
providers, and adjunctive service providers to assess, develop, and
facilitate individualized treatment services and ensure continuity
Provide a broad range of medically necessary therapeutic services,
including intakes within the framework of a community support
model. Services will be providing primarily in schools, but may
also be provided in agency sites, homes, and other appropriately
deemed community settings.
Work collaboratively with children's multi-disciplinary team.
Manage individual and shared client caseloads per agency
guidelines, develop services appropriate to a community based
service model and participate in the management of program
resources within a managed care framework.
Work in treatment collaboration with BHR clinicians, leadership,
and referral sources to assess, develop, and facilitate individual
client treatment services and ensure consistency of care with other
Develop 24-hour crisis plans for assigned children and utilize the
High Risk Protocol as is appropriate.
Maintain clients' charts in accordance with WAC and agency
standards. Adhere to agency policy pertaining to documentation and
Participate in clinical supervision and psychiatric consultation on
a regular and scheduled basis.
Attend mandatory meetings as assigned
Adhere to agency Performance Standard Expectations.
Practice successful client engagement skills and identify
difficulties which interfere with students' attendance, adjustment,
and achievement in school. Close clients when appropriate.
Maintain regular attendance in order to ensure continuity of
quality client care.
Other duties as needed to fulfill the goals of the Children, Youth,
and Family Services Department.
Must be able to sit or stand for at least 1 hour at a time.
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