School Based Outpatient Therapist

TW Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services, Inc.
Lancaster, PA
Mar 20, 2017
Mar 21, 2017
Full Time
Job DescriptionPOSITION TITLE: Mental Health Professional - School-based TherapistCLASSIFICATION: Full-TimeCOUNTIES: Lancaster CountyOVERTIME ELIGIBLE: NoDIVISION: School Based Mental Health Outpatient ServicesREPORTS TO: School Based Outpatient DirectorSUMMARY: The School-based Therapist will be responsible for providing services related to the delivery of mental health care to assigned clients at the designated school location and will provide consultation services to the school staff to support the overall mental health goals of the school. This is a great position for therapists who like to work with children and adolescents. Enjoy a flexible schedule and receive ongoing training throughout the year! No evening or weekend hours are required.DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITES:Conduct intakes and provide continuing therapy to clients within the school settingAssess, develop, and update treatment plans, provide individual, family, and group sessionsInteract with school personnel as needed (School Counselors, teachers etc.)Meet funding requirements for documentation, including, treatment plans, progress notes, etc.Travel to assigned school(s) to provide treatmentAttend supervision and training as required for Part Time cliniciansOther duties as assignedKNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:Experience working with children and adolescentsWorking knowledge of DSM-V, and have the ability to formulate a diagnosis from information provided by the clientExcellent writing and organizational skillsAbility to meet paperwork deadlines consistentlyEDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 1. A Master's degree from an accredited University or College in the field of Psychology, Social Work, Counseling Education, Marriage & Family Therapy or a Human Services field. 2. Licensed in the State of Pennsylvania, is preferred for this position, to provide mental health services (LPC, LSW, LCSW, etc.)ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Travel is required to the school. Ability to maintain confidentiality and to work effectively with clients, staff, and outside agencies.BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short term disability, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays, for full-time employees after the first 90 days of employment. Company DescriptionSince 1991, TW Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services, Inc. has set the bar in the field by being recognized and respected as a premier mental health agency. We are dedicated to providing guidance for the safety, well-being, and permanency for children, adults, families. We provide effective treatment services to children, adolescents, and adults throughout South Central and Southeastern Pennsylvania. The practice has developed programs and services to include; Mental Health Outpatient Services, School-Based Outpatient Services, Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services, Drug and Alcohol Outpatient Services, Psychiatric Evaluations and Medication Management, and a Children's Acute Partial Hospital Program. TW Ponessa & Associates is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services to provide services in Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, York, Cumberland, Perry and Chester Counties. Additionally, TW Ponessa & Associates holds contracts and agreements with county case management agencies, school districts, other community-based providers and managed care organizations. The staff of TW Ponessa & Associates have demonstrated their commitment to their clients and have enabled TW Ponessa & Associates to become one of the most comprehensive and dedicated providers of mental health services. Join our team as we continue to "Help people back into the Swing of Life!"