Job Posting for Educational Mental Health Therapist at Partners in Special Education, Inc.
Founded by educators with a deeply held desire to bridge the growing resource gap between schools and the populations they serve, PSE's network of credentialed professionals is available to districts locally as well virtually, to provide comprehensive and tailored services to students and their families. In addition to pioneering virtual special education services, PSE has also developed several progressive student programs including enrichment workshops, multi-day mainstreaming events, and unique support groups like the wildly successful Girl Talk. PSE also works with schools to develop customized programming for students and staff. Since 2012, PSE has supported California communities by striving to help districts and students meet their goals of: Improving student matriculation, test results, and graduation rates Increasing inclusion and social confidence Ensuring compliance to avoid costly fines or legal action Preserving vital district resources by leveraging PSE's wide range of staff, systems, and services Job Description: Essential Functions include, but are not limited to the following:* Provide diagnostic services, clinical counseling and recommendations for pupils with special needs. Provide Educationally Related Mental Health Services (ERMHS) as required in the student Individual Education Plan (IEP). Observe students; assess, evaluate, analyze, diagnose, and write psychological reports and IEP goals. Participate in the decision-making process regarding appropriate/beneficial placement of students. Provide training, group counseling and collaborative interventions with the school psychologist as needed. Participate in Individual Education Program meetings with students and parents as needed. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Knowledge of State and Federal Laws related to Educationally Related Mental Health Services. Experience with adolescents with successful outcomes related to learning. Knowledge of evaluation and research techniques, strategies and procedures. Excellent written and oral skills. Ability to communicate well with students, parents and teachers. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES PREFERRED: Five years clinical experience preferred. Experience working within a school system. Bilingual. Education and Experience: Must be a licensed mental health professional (i.e. Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Marriage Family Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor) *The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all inclusive. They describe the general nature and level of work being performed and/or represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the job. The Company retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.