School Based Behavioral Health Therapist

Childrens' First Initiative - Jacksonville, FL (30+ days ago)

Full-time$18 - $23 an hour


Job Description Summary: As a Behavioral Health Therapist you are assigned to a specific middle or high school, tasked with providing school-based mental health services to children meeting specific indicators.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Successfully complete all required orientation training
  • Complete all required behavioral health services in a manner that meets all industry and legal ethical and compliance reporting standards
  • Perform necessary home visits for the purpose of providing consultation and collaboration for students
  • From the provided caseload list of students provided by the school, recruit members to receive group therapy
  • Distribute and collect completed Program Registration Forms (PRF) signed by the child’s legal guardian
  • Administration of and documenting all behavioral health assessments and Treatment Plans
  • Develop a treatment plan that aligns with the diagnosis that must be signed by member’s parent /legal guardian
  • Provide compliant group counseling to students for the purpose of intervention and implementation of quality mental health care using an evidenced-based curriculum
  • Prepare and enter clinical compliant Progress Case Notes into the company’s Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system and maintain the confidentiality of records relating to students’ treatment
  • Correct all case notes as specified by documentation review
  • Complete Treatment Plan Reviews at designated times in the program year after developing an initial treatment plan

Minimum education level required:

Must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college with a major in the field of counseling, social work, psychology, nursing, rehabilitation, special education, health education, or a related human services.

Minimum experience required

One to five years of clinical work related experience.

Job Types: Full-time, Internship, Commission

Salary: $18.00 to $23.00 /hour