School Based Therapist
Company: Children's Health Council
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 25, 2022
$5000 Hiring Bonus for FTE .75 or More Could This Be You? Do you
like to work in an environment where we live our mission?
Do you value celebrating our differences and learning from
Are you passionate about the work you do?
Do you like the flexibility of being able to work onsite and
Do you value collaboration?
Are you looking to be empowered as a professional to help us grow
as an organizational community?
Are you a skilled cross-cultural communicator, helping cultivate a
place of acceptance?
Do you value cross-cultural competence and communication with
individuals, teams and systems within our organization?
If you can answer "yes" to these questions, this job could be for
you! At Children's Health Council, we believe in the promise and
potential of every child, teen, and young adult. Our mission is to
transform young lives by providing culturally responsive
best-in-class learning and mental health services to families from
diverse backgrounds regardless of language, location, or ability to
pay. We specialize in ADHD, Learning Differences, Anxiety &
Depression, and Autism. Our strategic priorities include: Being
people first and empowering our workforce, creating systems built
on equity, access, and inclusion, elevating technology, and
strengthening our community partnerships. Esther B. Clark Schools
provide transformative education in a caring, therapeutic day
school setting where children with emotional and behavioral issues
re-engage in learning and develop the positive behaviors necessary
to transition back to a more traditional school setting. It's one
of the most successful programs of its kind. Under the direction of
the EBC School Clinical Manager, the clinician serves as the
primary therapist for each students' individual and family mental
health treatment plan. The therapist works with the classroom teams
in developing and implementing an integrated and comprehensive
treatment program for up to 12 students. Responsibilities: Serve as
a primary therapist and clinical case manager for each child and
their family, and provides guidance in the mental health domain as
a member of each students' interdisciplinary team.
Lead weekly group therapy for classroom students
Consult with the school Clinical Manager on clinical treatment
plans and when mental health emergencies arise.
Develop, monitor and document each student's therapeutic IEP goals
in consultation with the team and with school clinical manager.
Complete initial intake evaluation reports, outcome evaluation
forms and clinical progress notes and reports regarding therapeutic
Plan and co-lead (with another EBC clinician) at least one evening
parent workshop on a relevant topic as part of yearlong parent
Attends weekly therapist and staff meetings as well as classroom
team meetings as necessary; keeps classroom team appraised of
pertinent information regarding the individual and family
therapies, within professional limits of confidentiality and
Attend each child's IEP meetings and presents therapeutic IEP goals
as well as review students' progress on these goals. Reviews
child's mental health status and presents the mental health
component of the intervention plan.
Schedule and attend regular weekly individualized supervisory
meeting with the school Clinical Manager
Performs other related duties as required and assigned.
Qualifications: License eligible MSW, MFTi or APCC.
Registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) is
Experience working as part of a school multidisciplinary team
Strong knowledge of the individual, group, and family therapy
modalities in youth and family work.
Experience with applying therapeutic interventions utilizing a
family systems approach
Knowledge providing therapy to children who have serious emotional
disturbances including but not limited to: Autism Spectrum
Disorders, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, Attachment Disorder and PTSD
and learning disabilities. Competitive Benefits: We value our
employees' time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is
enhanced by our competitive compensation and an attractive and
extensive benefits package for employees working at least.75 FTE or
greater, including: Medical, dental and vision benefits
Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Work/Life Balance - Flexible schedules !
Training and development
Life and personal accident insurance
Short and long-term disability coverage
Free continuing education classes offered on-site
Paid sick leave
14-16 paid holidays each year
Employees who work for a non-profit may qualify for loan
forgiveness under PSLF
Licensed mental health providers may be eligible for California
loan repayment programs We work to maintain the best possible
environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with
the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative
environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our
processes, decisions, planning and culture.
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