School Based Outpatient Therapist

TW Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services, Inc.
York, PA
Mar 20, 2017
Mar 21, 2017
Full Time
Job Description POSITION TITLE Mental Health Professional School based Therapist CLASSIFICATION Full Time COUNTIES York County OVERTIME ELIGIBLE No DIVISION School Based Mental Health Outpatient Services REPORTS TO School Based Outpatient Director SUMMARY 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 setting Assess develop and update treatment plans provide individual family and group sessions Interact 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 treatment Attend supervision and training as required for Part Time clinicians Other duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE SKILLS Experience working with children and adolescents Working knowledge of DSM V and have the ability to formulate a diagnosis from information provided by the client Excellent writing and organizational skills Ability to meet paperwork deadlines consistently EDUCATION EXPERIENCE 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 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 days of employment Company Description Since 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