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School Based Therapist

Company: OhioGuidestone
Location: Toledo
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Where New Paths Begin

Recovery is possible with OhioGuidestone. A leader in the field of behavioral health with a history dating back to 1864, we address the needs of the whole person, helping them reset their paths, reclaim their autonomy and restore their purpose. OhioGuidestone connects individuals with the resources needed to achieve lifelong success, providing community counseling, substance use disorder treatment, workforce development training, early childhood mental health services, psychiatric care and more.

We are looking to welcome a self-motivated individual with a real passion for working with children. This position provides school-based behavioral health therapy services as a professional embedded in one of our partnered schools. This position also works with the caregivers to ensure that every child's overall needs are being addressed. We offer ample supervision (both individual and as a group), training, and shadowing. We are dedicated in building your skillset as a professional while working to ensure a healthy work/life balance. Flexible scheduling is available.
Watch what it means to be a School-Based Therapist for OhioGuidestone

Essential Functions:

Develops a therapeutic relationship with each client.
Provides individual, group or family therapy as needed.
Available for clinical consultation.
Maintains ongoing frequent contact with other assigned OhioGuidestone professionals, parents or outside agency professionals assigned to case.
Provide CPST and minor case management functions if needed.
Assumes a strong advocacy role for clients and makes recommendations for clinical and support services needed upon discharge.
Actively participates in all treatment conferences and meetings for the clients.
Completes all paperwork required by the agency within designated time frames
Assumes a leadership role in the interpretation and support of agency policies.
Participates in agency and community meetings as needed.
Attends conferences and workshops to maintain professional competence.
Provides in-service training as requested.
Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
Exhibits positivity, flexibility and a willingness to take on new responsibilities as requested or required.
Demonstrates positive leadership, promote a team-based work environment and present the Agency in the most positive light with all internal and external contacts.

If Therapist is also responsible for School Services, the following functions are essential, in addition to above:

Coordinates and provides service and support to assigned clients and families or care givers in the school environment.
Provides school personnel and parents with information on child's mental health diagnosis, behavior management, household management, communication and relationship enhancement.
Provides group services, leads treatment and psycho-educational groups.
Consults with school personnel and participate in school meetings as necessary.

Performance/Physical Requirements:

Work environment can include an agency office, school based setting, or in the community including clients homes
English reading and writing skills required
Works flexible hours and is available for crisis management by phone
Computer literacy skills, including Windows applications, Microsoft Office Suite, and basic database usage, as well as basic typing


Minimum educational level is a Bachelor's degree* in social work with an Ohio LSW.
A Master's degree with LPC, MFT, LISW, LPCC, IMFT is preferred.
Must have a valid Ohio Driver's License and safe driving record.
*Funding sources may require OhioGuidestone to hire an advanced degree
At OhioGuidestone we care about the health and safety of our employees. OhioGuidestone requires applicants to complete a pre-employment screening process upon receipt of an offer of employment. We require and cover the cost of a fingerprint background screening, physical, Tuberculosis test, and drug screen after an employment offer is made. Any employment offer is contingent upon receipt of all satisfactory pre-employment screenings.
Committed to creating a more diverse community, we encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. EEO/M/F/H/V #IND1

Bachelors or better in Social Work or related field
Masters or better in Social Work
Masters or better in Community Agency Counseling
Masters or better in Clinical Psychology
Masters or better in Counseling Psychology
Licenses & Certifications

Keywords: OhioGuidestone, Toledo , School Based Therapist, Other , Toledo, Ohio

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