School Based-Mental Health Therapist Part-time

Rockaway Park, NY
Part Time
Mental Health
Experienced

Position Summary: 

Under supervision of MH Supervisor, with latitude for independent judgment, the Therapist will be responsible for supporting Rockaway Collegiate High School students in addressing their mental health needs (i.e. anxiety, depression, substance abuse, family violence, trauma reactions and behavioral challenges). 

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Provide school-based mental health services to students.
  2. Support school staff by facilitating crisis sessions with students and family members.
  3. Provide group treatment (with consent) to students as well as parent & staff workshops.
  4. Attend SBST and in-house meetings at school.
  5. Maintain excellent tracking and records in accordance with Governmental and Agency requirements.
  6. Develop a mental health workshop series. 
  7. Complete home visits as needed.
  8. Refer students to academic and personal support services as needed.
  9. Other duties as assigned by supervisor. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree with MH provider license or Limited Permit
  • School-based mental health experience preferred; mental health experience strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of family systems; Strong writing, oral and interpersonal skills; The ability to work independently; Strong computer literacy; The ability to occasionally work evening and Saturday hours ; Spanish speaking is preferred, but not required;

This is a part -time consultant position which will offer no benefits 

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