Therapist - School Based (WRAP)

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Pay is based on experience starting at $39,998 per year, Full time - 40 hours per week, benefits eligible. 

Caring. Hope. Giving back. Do these words resonate with you? If so, please keep reading.

Our goal at the Bert Nash Center is to build a healthier community by responding to needs and working to restore lives. We accomplish this by believing in our team. Each person that works for the Bert Nash Center contributes directly to the success of our clients, organization, and community.

Our values of compassion, integrity, equity and hope reflect in everything we do. 

Responsibilities

Working a school-based calendar, the primary responsibility of the Therapist - WRAP will be to provide prevention, education outreach and clinical activities to at-risk children attending Douglas County public schools and their families designed to enhance youth success in school. 

Some specific duties include:

  • Assigned to one or more schools for the provision of behavioral health services as part of the educational team at each school.
  • A member of their school(s)'s mental health team and expected to be a regular attendee at meetings.
  • Providing high quality direct services, including crisis intervention, therapeutic interventions, assessment, support services, intakes, and follow up to at-risk children and adolescents and their families;
  • Screening, referral, and case management to help youth access relevant services;
  • Coordinating intervention strategies with school personnel and other team members;
  • Coordinating ongoing tasks of team members and maintaining compliance withgrant requirements;
  • Maintaining data and documentation to track outcome measures and compiling outcome measure reports;
  • Coordination and collaboration with other child serving systems including but not limited to juvenile justice systems;
  • Supervising practicum students;
  • Participating in public information and public relations activities, and serving as a community liaison and advocate for mental health and the Bert Nash Center and their host school district;

Qualifications

  1. A master's degree in counselling, psychology or social work and Kansas license in one of these disciplines; experience working with juveniles and families preferred;
  2. Experience in clinical interventions with juveniles and families, including crisis intervention;
  3. Experience in working with school personnel and in school settings;