School Based Outpatient Therapist

TW Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services, Inc.
Lancaster, PA
May 19, 2017
May 22, 2017
Full Time
Job Description POSITION TITLE: Mental Health Professional - School-based Therapist CLASSIFICATION: Part-Time COUNTIES: Lancaster 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: 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. Company Description Since 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!"