• Mental Health Therapist- Glendale-2018/2019 school year

    Job Locations US-CA-Glendale
    Job ID
    2018-3094
    Business Unit
    Beach Cities Learning Center
    Category
    Clinical
  • Overview

    Beach Cities Learning is looking for a full -time Mental Health Therapist for 2018/2019 school year for our location in Glendale, CA.

     

    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.

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