School Based Therapist
Posted on: November 26, 2022
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
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
Actively participates in all treatment conferences and meetings for
Completes all paperwork required by the agency within designated
Assumes a leadership role in the interpretation and support of
Participates in agency and community meetings as needed.
Attends conferences and workshops to maintain professional
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
Consults with school personnel and participate in school meetings
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
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
*Funding sources may require OhioGuidestone to hire an advanced
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
Committed to creating a more diverse community, we encourage
candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
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
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