Fee for Service School & Family Support Counselor

SEEM Collaborative - Stoneham, MA4.4

Full-timeEstimated: $45,000 - $65,000 a year
PRIMARY POSITION FUNCTION

Service Delivery:
Clinical case management and care coordination as well as direct clinical services for identified students and families over the academic school year
Conduct clinical and needs assessments for individual students
Resource navigation and connection to schools and to families in their homes and in the community
Provide consultation to identified school districts regarding individual students, classrooms and/or programs
Collaboration and coordination with community providers and family supports, including but not limited to, school districts, state agencies and community-based professionals in the fields of education, mental health and health care (hereby referred to as “support providers”)
Provide training and professional development on mental health topics in education
Act as a resource for districts and families by providing drug and alcohol prevention and intervention services as needed.

Communication:
Maintain family files both online and in hard copy format
Document contact notes
Facilitate meetings/communication with families, support providers and school staff
Networking, referrals, case management and care coordination with support providers
Timely completion of scheduled documentation as requested by Department Coordinator
Attend all group/individual supervision as scheduled
Uphold discipline ethics and/or licensure requirements

Program Management:
Coordination of scheduling and ongoing follow-up with families/districts assigned
Coordination of scheduling, facilitating and follow-up with service and support providers on behalf of families assigned
Attend scheduled meetings on behalf of families assigned as appropriate, including IEPs
Attend meetings in assigned districts, as requested
Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Qualifications:
Must be independently licensed in the field of Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or Psychology
Must have experience working in public school setting as well as working with families in the home setting
Must have familiarity with community based resources and state and local agencies

Physical Demands:
Physical ability to execute job responsibilities that may include: continuously use hands to fingers, handle or fell objects, tools or controls; see (including close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus); key (i.e., computer, calculator, telephone); and driving.

Evaluation:
Evaluation to be performed annually in accordance with the SEEM Collaborative Personnel Handbook and pertinent regulations and statutes.