Therapist - School Based Services

$50,000 - $63,255 yearly
  • Heartland Family Service
  • Council Bluffs, IA, USA
  • Apr 01, 2024
Full time Licensed Mental Health Professional Licensed Professional Other Behavioral Health Positions

Job Description

At Heartland Family Service, we are committed to building a culture that is trauma informed and values and celebrates diversity and inclusion. We believe this allows for better service delivery and innovation, as it encourages our employees to bring various experiences and uniqueness to the workplace.


  • Trauma Informed work environment extends to employees and clients
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Schedule includes work from home option
  • Clinical Supervision provided at no cost
  • Employer paid training opportunities on Clinical topics, modalities, and Evidence Based Practices
  • Paid Time Off aligns with fall, holiday, and spring break plus 5 additional days per year.
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Insurance includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Voluntary Life Insurance, Voluntary Short-Term Disability, Voluntary Critical Illness, and Accidental coverage.
  • 401K Retirement
  • Casual Work Environment
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee discounts and community perks available


Therapists at this level will work with clients in the school setting who need counseling for mental health and/or substance use. Primary responsibilities include assessment, individual and group therapy services will be provided to youth in all grades within Lewis Central School District and/or other rural county school districts. Weekly individual supervision is provided, and case consultation and/or group supervision is also provided at least monthly. Clinical Training opportunities are available to support growth and expansion of therapeutic modalities.

Compensation range: between $50,000 and $63,255 per year (dependant upon years of experience)
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


  • Performs comprehensive pre-treatment assessment, including 5 axis diagnostic impression and treatment recommendations; refers if other services are needed.
  • Establishes a treatment plan, with client participation, which specifies treatment goals and objectives
  • Provides counseling to individuals, couples, children and families in group or individual settings dependent upon program clinician is working in.
  • Handles cases of increasing complexity.
  • Provides mental health crisis intervention as needed.
  • Is dependable and punctual regarding scheduling and attendance.
  • Maintains relationships with referral sources.
  • Maintains clinical record, meeting established standards of timeliness and completeness.
  • Is prompt and accurate in completing all required reports, statistics and other requirements.
  • Meets clinical requirements of third-party payers (authorizations, reviews, documentation) and provides information necessary for prompt and accurate billing.
  • Performs other program related duties as assigned.


  • Displays a courteous and caring attitude at all times to the clientele, volunteers, and visitors of the Agency.
  • Cooperates and collaborates with program area staff, volunteers, and other Agency staff.
  • Abides by all specific program and Agency procedures, policies, and requirements.
  • Develops personal and program related skills through participation in internal and external training opportunities including printed material and audio and/or visual media.
  • Creates, maintains and shares as appropriate a dynamic self-care plan.
  • Strives to make connections between the agency and the larger community whenever possible.

Job Requirements


  • Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or Marriage & Family Therapy
  • TLMHC, LMSW, LMFT or provisional licensure required
  • Valid drivers license/ acceptable driving record

Other Salary Information

Salary is dependent upon years of experience)

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