Mental Health Therapist

Job Locations US-CA-Monrovia
Job ID
2022-17075
Business Unit
Beach Cities Learning Center
Category
Clinical

Overview

Beach Cities Learning is looking for a full-time Mental Health Therapist for our location in the Monrovia, CA area. It's an hourly position with benefits( about 35 hours per week). Starting at $36 p/h for fully licensed.

 

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.

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; 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.

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.

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