Group CTSS Mental Health Practitioner

Description:

The Group CTSS Mental Health Practitioner (MHP) will be responsible for providing services to the delivery of mental health care to assigned client in a group format throughout the summer and following school year, and will provide consultation and updates to support the overall mental health goals of the individual to parents and any additional service team members, as necessary.

Knowledge/Skills:

Must possess a strong knowledge of the common diagnoses and treatments for school-aged children and possess the skills necessary to facilitate positive change in the home and school environment.

Education/Experience:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in a mental health or other related Human Services field.

  • Experience in working with children with a severe emotional disturbance.

  • A Master's Degree from an accredited University or College in the field of Psychology, Social Work, Counseling Education, or related Human Services field.

  • Licensed (LPC, LSW, LCSW, etc.) preferred. 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct mental health services to include intake assessment, individual/family/group therapy, and crisis intervention to assigned clients.

  • Maintain regular contact with the parent/guardian of each client (If appropriate).

  • Complete "master" treatment plans, treatment plan updates, mange care authorizations, and all charting requirements.

  • Finishes required report to child protection, legal system, and other involved agencies, as necessary. 

  • Attends regularly scheduled staff meetings and clinical supervision at the Corporate Office.

  • Conducts group skills.

  • Participates in the collection of mental health information and student outcomes data to be used for monitoring the overall performance and effectiveness of services provided.

  • Provides complete and timely documentation to support services rendered.

  • Maintains 70% direct service requirement.

  • Other duties, as assigned.