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School-Based, Mental Health Therapist

Company: Bethany for Children & Families
Location: Davenport
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

School-Based, Mental Health Therapist (with sign-on bonus!)$3,500 Sign-on Bonus for Independently Licensed Clinicians (LISW or LMHC)$1,000 Sign-on Bonus initially Licensed Clinicians (LMSW or tLMHC)Bethany for Children & Families in Davenport, Iowa is currently looking for full-time, school-based therapists to join our Behavioral Health team starting with the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. School-based Mental Health Therapists work within their assigned primary or secondary schools and enjoy the flexibility associated with a school-year calendar! Work schedule is 9.5 months a year, with a 9.5-month salary paid out over 12 months. We offer a competitive benefits package with the ability to earn incentive bonus. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and professional development opportunities are offered at no cost to the employee!Come be a part of a professional group of licensed clinicians and counselors who have a passion for improving the lives of children! Applicants must hold a Master's degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling and be eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa. Supervision toward independent licensure may be provided at no expense to the licensee.Salary Range: $37,705.00 to $53,538.00 (9.5-month work schedule paid out over 12 months)School-Based, Mental Health Therapist Position Benefits:

  • Eleven (11) paid holidays,
  • Agency contributions of 8% calculated on bi-weekly earnings to a 403(b) Thrift Plan (retirement plan) upon meeting plan eligibility criteria,
  • An option of two health plans, one with a Health Savings Account benefit that includes employer contributions and wellness incentive credits,
  • Dental insurance,
  • Vision insurance (100% employer-paid premiums if enrolled in the dental insurance plan),
  • Options of employee-paid premiums for supplemental insurance offered through AFLAC, and
  • A Tuition Aide program.School-Based, Mental Health Therapist Performance Objectives:
    • Provide clinical therapy for a specific client caseload referred from schools, medical providers, the Iowa Department of Human Services, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, and other community referral sources.
    • Evaluate and assess the needs of clients referred for services.
    • Utilize clinical interventions supported by evidence-based practices.
    • Coordinate services through collaborative efforts that involve families, schools, case managers, hospitals, community resources, medical and non-medical providers, vocational, social, and support services.
    • Meet regularly with the assigned clinical supervisor for oversight, direction, and clinical review of current caseload.
    • Maintain clinical records and all required data and reports as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements and file all necessary reports in a timely manner.School-Based, Mental Health Therapist Position Qualifications:Therapists I and II:
      • Have knowledge of Medicaid regulations, Council on Accreditation standards, and state regulations and requirements related to the practice of therapy.
      • Be able to efficiently evaluate and assess clients' functioning and develop and formulate an effective counseling treatment plan for each client based on the diagnostic evaluation.
      • Work within a multi-disciplinary team frame work, contributing to and supporting team decisions, processes, procedures, and policies as established.
      • Have transportation to perform job requirements, including a valid driver's license and acceptable insurance coverage.
      • Fulfill all of the regulatory requirements for employees of Child Welfare Agencies including successful completion of all required background checks.
      • Maintain a flexible schedule in response to program counseling needs or caseload assignments.
      • Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
      • Be able to physically attend to children who are experiencing difficulties. Qualifications specific to Therapist I include:
        • Have a Master's Degree in a mental health field including, but not limited to, psychology, counseling and guidance, psychiatric nursing, or social work.
        • Hold a current, unrestricted initial license (LMHC, LMSW) in the state in which he/she practices (Iowa or Illinois).
        • Meet with clinical supervisor weekly. Qualifications specific to Therapist II include:
          • Have a Master's Degree in a mental health field including, but not limited to, psychology, counseling and guidance, psychiatric nursing, or social work.
          • Hold a current, unrestricted independent license (LISW, LMHC) in the state in which he/she practices (Iowa or Illinois).
          • Have five years of experience as a therapist practitioner.Apply today and learn how you can be part of a therapy and counseling team that is keeping children safe, strengthening families and building healthy communities!EOE PI187422136

Keywords: Bethany for Children & Families, Davenport , School-Based, Mental Health Therapist, Other , Davenport, Iowa

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