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Pathway Caring for Children School-Based Mental Health Counselor / Therapist (Fairless Local Schools) - OMJST in Canton, Ohio

S-524-12Job Title: School-Based Mental Health Counselor / Therapist (Fairless Local Schools) - OMJST Worksite Location: 4895 Dressler Road NW, Suite A, Canton, OH 44718 Number of Openings: 1 How to Apply: APPLY DIRECT to Pathway Caring for Children using the following information: Apply online at: Please mention OhioMeansJobs Stark or Tuscarawas when applying to this employer. Job Description: Pathway Caring for Children in Canton, OH, is hiring a full-time School-Based Mental Health Counselor / Therapist (Fairless Local Schools). The successful applicant for this position should have a bachelor’s degree and appropriate licensure by the State of Ohio to provide Behavioral Health Counseling (LSW); at least six months experience working with children; a demonstrated ability to work well with many different types of people; possess a valid driver's license, a good driving record, automotive liability insurance, and a car which is safely maintained. Ability to drive is required. Demonstrates sensitivity and consideration for the cultural differences among the children and families served by Pathway. Demonstrates knowledge of working with children placed in foster and adoptive care; birth parents and foster families. Good written and verbal skills are required, as well as a willingness to provide community-based services within flexible hours. This person works full-time as a Counselor and utilizes a Trauma Competent framework in performing job duties. This person provides family centered assessments and treatment including individual and group counseling for assigned clients under direct supervision of an LISW-S. A description of the duties of the counselor is as follows:I. Assessment/Service Planning - 10 % *Completes Mental Health Assessments with clients and their families according to agency/state regulations and time frames *Utilizes outcomes measurements and other assessment tools to assess clients’ needs/strengths and to contribute to service planning *Participates in the development of comprehensive Individualized Service Plans (ISP), providing clinical information to justify the medical necessity of mental health services II. Interventions - 45 % *Individual, family, or group counseling to clients and their families as is clinically indicated. Interventions reflect recognized evidenced-based practices and are provided in locations that accommodate client’s needs *Provides therapeutic interventions in crisis situations as indicated *Modifies therapeutic interventions as is clinically indicated to account for client preferences and information provided by outcomes data *Educates clients, families and significant others regarding the methods of managing mental health conditions *Provides information regarding specific conditions and symptoms to client and individuals involved in the client’s care III. Collaboration with Treatment/Service Team - 10% *As indicated, maintains regular contact with each client’s family members throughout the course of treatment, including birth families, foster families, or other significant persons involved in the client’s care *Attends Team Meetings, clinical staff meetings, case meetings, and other professional meetings as indicated by client need *Collaborates with case managers, psychiatrists, custodial case workers, educational professionals, etc., who are involved with the client’s treatment services team. Provides clinical recommendations and consultation to members o