Long-Term Substitute Mental Health Counselor or Therapist

Camden, DE 19934, US
Oct 09, 2018
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This position is open until filled.

Positive Outcomes Charter School is looking for a Long-Term Substitute LCSW, Mental Health Counselor or Therapist. This position will begin December 10, 2018 and last until approximately April 15th, 2019.

Positive Outcomes Charter School is a small charter school that opened in September 1996. Together, we've designed a new type of school experience that requires the most creative and forward thinking educators. It is our unique vision of personalized teaching and learning that sets us apart. Positive Outcomes is an incredible place for young people to design their own futures, and will continue to serve as a model for the education of students who have had some difficulty achieving success in traditional school settings.

We believe students learn best when they are engaged in rich and connected learning experiences that allow them space to think, to create, and to share. We also support experiential learning and believe students should leave the school building often for fieldwork, community service, and internships.

Job Description Responsibilities
  • To provide in-school services and supports to students as required or necessary.
  • To provide therapeutic interventions to identified students in order to improve students school and home success.
  • To provide continued assessment of student needs.
  • To provide emergency supports to students in crisis.
  • To work cooperatively with school team members and families to meet the goals identified in any identified plans.
  • To provide appropriate and continuous documentation of service delivery including treatment goals, progress notes and other documentation needs.
  • Lead & conduct Functional Behavior Assessments and assist in developing Positive Behavior Support Plans and Person Centered Plans.
  • Assist teachers in classroom management of students.
  • Assist in determining when and which supports, accommodations, and/or modifications students need to be successful in educational settings
  • Weekly meetings with teams to develop and review BSPs, educational procedures, corrective procedures, data collection procedures.
  • As part of a team, evaluate, design programs for and provide individual training of procedures for home use
  • As part of a team, confer with parents on an as needed basis regarding issues in the home.
  • Provide individual and/or group counseling as needed.
  • Consult and coordinate with outside agencies (e.g. DBH, Child Inc., Child Mental Health, private medical and psychiatric services, etc.) as needed.
  • Serve as a member of building Crisis Team, and provide crisis-related social-emotional and behavioral support, including participation in risk and threat assessments
  • Submit necessary information to the Cost Recovery office on a monthly basis
  • Coach, support, and/or consult with individual or teams of teachers and/or students regarding progress monitoring, and provide feedback where necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of a person in this position

Job Requirements

  • Must hold or be eligible to hold a State of Delaware Certificate for School Counseling or License Clinical Social Worker or other applicable certification or license.
  • Experience working with students with Mental Health or counseling needs preferred

Standard Requirements
  • Favorable Criminal Background Check for the candidate who is offered employment.
  • Tuberculin test & physical

Start Date: 12/10/18

Reports To: Dean of Student Supports and Services

Salary Range: From/To: State of Delaware Pay Scale based on Experience and Qualifications

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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