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Mental Health Therapist (LIMHP) - Bellevue School District

CRCC Omaha, NE
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Job Description

CRCC is looking for a dedicated, qualified Full-Time School Based Mental Health Therapist  to work with the Bellevue School District. This person will be responsible for providing individual, family and group therapy to assigned clients in outpatient and school-based settings.

CRCC Mission and Values:

CRCC is a local non-profit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive services to children with special needs to help them reach their highest potential. CRCC values Quality Care for Children, Family Involvement, and Staff Excellence. CRCC’s work environment is energetic and team-oriented.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct mental health services, individual/family/group therapy, to include initial diagnostic interview and assessment and crisis interventions to assigned clients to meet their emotional and developmental needs.
  • Therapist will be available to clients and will schedule sessions with consideration of academic schedules including consideration of sports, activities, and club responsibilities.
  • Creates and implements treatment plans that are developmentally appropriate, strength-based, skill-oriented, and family-driven.
  • Works collaboratively with parents/guardians, staff members, and members of the client's treatment team.
  • Provides consultation services to the school staff to support the overall mental health goals of the school and client as appropriate and as needed.
  • Keep Behavior Health Director and school administration up to date on all crisis situations with clients.
  • Adhere to the policies, procedures, and regulations by governing and licensing bodies for the services being delivered.
  • Maintain appropriate boundaries and confidentiality with clients and families.
  • The physical location of this position is within the local school district.
  • Travel between Bellevue District High Schools required.
  • This is a 9 month (school year) schedule with a 12 month compensation schedule.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Licensed as an Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP) in state of Nebraska active and in good standing.
  • Two years of clinical experience working with youth and families required; experience working with clients with developmental disabilities preferred.
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement individualized behavioral intervention programs and family-centered, strength based services.
  • Ability to meet agency’s conditions of employment regarding health status and clearance with the Nebraska Child Abuse/Neglect Central Registry, criminal history check, and various other agencies depending on specific job responsibilities.
  • Ability to write material in comprehensive form.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • This position will begin at the start of the 2019-2020 school year

 

Online applications can also be found on our website: http://crccomaha.org/who-we-are/careers.html

Children’s Respite Care Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Job Details

Date Posted March 14, 2019
Date Closes April 13, 2019
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Behavioral Health
Function School Based Mental Health
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
Hours 40 hours per week; Follows Bellevue School District Schedule
Start Date 2019-08-01
SOC Category 21-1014.00 Mental Health Counselors
Zipcode 68137
Name Martha Sopinski
Address 5321 S 138th Street
City, State and Zip Omaha, Nebraska 68137
Phone 402-895-4000

This job requires the following skills

  • Children-at-Risk Specialist
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Mental Health Care
  • Healthcare Therapy / Therapist
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