The school-based Behavioral Health Counselor will work under the supervision of the Clinical Manager as part of the Clinical Team and is responsible for providing diagnostic assessment, treatment planning and school and home-based mental health counseling.
This is an hourly position with hours and schedule established to completed the required duties. This position is not exempt from wage and hour regulations as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor and is therefore granted protections under the Wage and Hour Division of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Experience in mental health counseling
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide initial and ongoing assessment, counseling, and clinical intervention to a designated caseload.
Provide individual, group, and family psychotherapy interventions.
Integrate Trauma Informed Care practices while working with persons served.
Communicate with relevant internal and external care providers to complete ongoing assessments and to coordinate care.
Maintain complete and current clinical records regarding all persons served.
Achieve productivity goals as assigned.
Maintain active Ohio LSW or LPC license, in good standing with the state board.
Perform duties in accordance with applicable professional ethics and standards as well as established A Renewed Mind policies.
Comply with all state and federal laws regarding protected health information.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform job duties in a manner that’s friendly, considerate, and aligned with the agency’s Mission, Vision, and Standards of Ethical Conduct.
Organize and plan work for maximum efficiency and effectiveness.
Utilize IT system and software programs in accordance with agency policy.
Utilize time off in a manner consistent with agency policy.
Perform other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate by supervisor.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Ability to learn and utilize the agency’s Electronic Health Record database and other electronic tools effectively and efficiently within 90 days of hire.
Demonstrate a current knowledge of mental health practices.
Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
Demonstrate knowledge of community resources and partnerships available for persons served.
Demonstrate the ability to effectively function as an A Renewed Mind team member.
Demonstrate the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks concurrently.
Possess and demonstrate effective organizational skills.
Demonstrate the ability to customarily and regularly exercise discretion and good professional judgment.
Physical demands described are representative of those that must be routinely met by an employee to successfully perform he essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
Ability to perform job responsibilities in facilities with multiple levels and without elevator or mechanical transportation.
Ability to operate a computer and keyboard.
Working conditions described are representative of those that must be met by an employee while performing the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.