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SCHOOL-BASED THERAPISTS

School-based therapists provide advice and treatment to children with special educational needs. As a school-based therapist, your duties are to assess how the school environment affects a student, recommend or administer treatments, encourage behavioral changes that address the needs of the child, and maintain lines of communication with school administration.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Start date:

Immediately

 

Salary Info:

$60/Hr

 

Position Type:

  • Temporary position (4 months - through the end of May 2022)

  • Full-Time

  • Part-Time (2 Days weekly)

 

Locations:

  • Temple City area of Los Angeles County

Responsibilities:

  • Provide evidence-based therapy to students k-12 within the school setting

  • Respond to students in a mental health crisis

  • Assist school teams and school administrators in de-escalating students in crisis.

  • Evaluate students for threats to self or others, and provide appropriate follow-up or notifications to community-based mental health agencies (i.e Psychiatric Mobile Response Team, etc.)

  • Assist in the development and implementation of social-emotional intervention programs

  • Understand and comply with all BEAM and District Protocols and Procedures in relation to job expectations.

  • Maintain expertise in subject matter by continuing research, study, and application.

  • Travel to and attend trainings, meetings, conferences (as needed).

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Experience in cognitive behavioral therapy or solution-focused brief therapy, and suicide intervention

  • A high level of energy and a passion for working with a diverse population

  • Outstanding reliability, relationship-building, and communication skills

  • Knowledge of writing student safety plans and conducting meetings to support student wellness

  • Willingness to drive between sites if needed

 

Requirements:
  • Pupil Personnel Services Credential-School Psychology or School Counseling, OR Licensed as a LCSW, LMFT, or LPCC in the state of California

  • Certificated/Credentialed or Hold an Appropriate License with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences

  • Resume

  • 3 Letters of Recommendation

  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or submit to weekly COVID-19 testing

Contact

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123-456-7890