School Based Clinician/Therapist

$2,000 sign-on bonus!

Summary:

The position is responsible for the provision of Diagnosis and Evaluation, Psychotherapy, Community Supports and Service Planning and Coordination to children and families as defined by the Department of Mental Health Services? Medicaid regulations and to conduct these services in accordance with accepted professional and ethical standards.  The services provided will assist in meeting the overall mental health service goals of Rutland Mental Health, Inc.  The clinician will develop and maintain close working relationships with internal and external professional staff to provide coordinated, quality services.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide diagnosis and evaluation, psychotherapy, community support, service planning and service coordination to at-risk clients.
  • Assist school personnel with coordinating interventions with clients.
  • Provide individual, group and family therapy based on need (divorce, grief, etc.) and in accordance to mental health standards and ethics.
  • Participate in meetings as necessary (staff, trainings, school, community forums, etc.).
  • Maintain documentation of services provided in a manner consistent with all regulations and standards of funding and accrediting bodies.
  • Provide treatment planning and termination summaries as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Provide consultation/ education/ emergency services.
  • Provide outpatient appointment and follow-up with appropriate service agencies as required.
  • Participate with process improvement activities as directed by program needs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Master's Degree in Psychology, Counseling or Social Work required.
  • Vermont State licensure preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, reliable transportation with personal automobile liability insurance coverage at or above the levels mandated by the State of Vermont.
  • 2-3 years' experience providing mental health services for diverse range of school-aged children living with serious emotional disorders required.
  • Successful completion of a criminal history background check after hire.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Outlook required.
  • Able to function autonomously in stressful situations and make appropriate assessments in coordination with a multidisciplinary team.
  • General knowledge of community resources, standard models of service coordination, and/or experience working in a variety of human services settings.
  • Must demonstrate superior listening, communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member within the agency and the community.
  • Structured and organized to support those in crisis and in need.

CCN is an equal opportunity employer.