School Based Behavioral Health Therapist  

  • Family Service Lincoln
  • Lincoln, NE, USA
  • Sep 30, 2020
Full time Licensed Mental Health Professional

Job Description

Hours: 40 hours per week during the school year, 10 hours per week during the summer 

Location: McPhee Elementary, Lincoln, NE

Nature of work and responsibilities:

  • Provide mental health therapy to students and families within a school setting.
  • Position will work collaboratively with LPS staff, family members, and other professionals in meeting the needs of the youth and their family. 
  • Experience working with families and school age children is beneficial. 
  • Position includes maintaining weekly contact with clients, completing appropriate clinical assessments, and documentation.   

Job Requirements

Required experience:

  • Knowledge of Play Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy sought, in addition to the ability to work with persons from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and teamwork skills are necessary.

Required education:

  • Masters Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or Counseling Required with a provisional practitioner's license.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Licensed Mental Health Practitioner along with previous clinical therapy experience along with working with children up to age 19.

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