Mental Health Therapist

Job Locations US-CA-San Gabriel
Job ID
2021-14413
Business Unit
Beach Cities Learning Center
Category
Clinical

Overview

Beach Cities Learning is looking for a Part-time Mental Health Therapist for 2021/2022 school year for our location in San Gabriel, CA. Up to 20-30 hours per week.

 

Beach Cities Learning (http://www.beachcitieslc.com), a Learn It Family of Companies division – is a team of highly dedicated and credentialed professionals who take the education process to a new and exciting level. By creating mutual partnerships with local districts, Beach Cities Learning provides students a uniquely different approach to education that better prepares them for academic success and the opportunities that await them after high school.

 

COVID Message

The health and well-being of our clients, staff, and community are of the utmost importance to LEARN Behavioral. With the continued presence of COVID-19, we are committed to providing our essential services to clients, while maintaining safety for everyone:

  • Face Coverings are required indoors
  • Daily health screenings are required of all staff and families
  • Staff must be fully vaccinated prior to starting employment.

 

Responsibilities

 

In this position, you'll join a school-based special education team , which works with school districts to deliver the highest-quality special education services to students with special needs.  

 

The Mental Health Therapist will be responsible for…

  • DIS Counseling- Designated Instructional Services focuses on social/emotional functioning that negatively affects academic progress and the development of long-term academic/vocational goals and independent living-skills.
  • Crisis Intervention - Available during the school day as needed when student is experiencing a crisis situation; Help develop and/or implement safety plans for high-risk students.
  • Consultation/Referral – Ongoing consultation with administrators, teaching staff, students’ families, and outpatient service professionals to address school-related problems and issues; Participation in IEP meetings; assistance in coordinating parent meetings as needed; Provide information/make referrals to community resources as needed.
  • Developmental/Preventative Guidance
  • Help oversee WAVES Behavior Modification Program for students.
  • Develop and maintain WAVES program/goals for each individual student in accordance with IEP goals
  • Monitor and create, when necessary, Behavior Support Plans
  • Assist classroom teacher in administering WAVES privileges
  • Assist educational staff in the infusion of counseling content into the curriculum/planning of community activities

Qualifications

 

  • License – Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Social Worker, Educational Psychologist, or license eligible intern under the supervision of an LMFT, LCSW, or LEP;
  • Associates MFT or CSW, we will provide supervision for their hours toward licensure.
  • OR Credential – PPS in School Psychology, School Counseling, or School Social Work
  • Specialized Skills – Ability to interact and communicate both verbally and in writing with adolescents, educational staff, families, and the public; Knowledge of school-based/community resources, especially related to the mental health, social services, and education fields preferred.
  • Spanish speaking skills a plus

Beach Cities Learning is proud to offer a collaborative team approach, professional development, and structured, strong mentoring program.

 

Learn It Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Candidates must be presently eligible to work in the United States.

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