School Based Therapist (Non-Licensed)
Job Details
PITTSBURGH OFFICE - Pittsburgh, PA
Part Time
Graduate Degree
Nonprofit - Social Services
Description

This is an exciting time to join the Glade Run School Based Mental Health Program which is enjoying tremendous expansion across Allegheny, Beaver, and Butler Counties! We are looking for bright, passionate, creative mental health therapists to grow along with us.

Job Description: The School Based Therapist works primarily from a school setting. Job responsibilities include: completing client intakes (inclusive of psycho-social assessment, initial treatment plan and required legal consents); develop measurable treatment goals in collaboration with clients and families; complete treatment reviews in accordance with outpatient regulations; and provide individual, group, and family therapy as is clinically indicated. This position follows the school calendar. Opportunities may be available during the summer months for additional work. Positions are available within Pittsburgh Public School District.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s degree in a counseling related field which must include a clinical practicum, and one-year Master-level clinical experience required with at least six months of the experience working with children/adolescents.
  • Must have ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency personnel, community agencies, and stakeholders
  • Ability to accept supervision
  • Ability to adjust hours to job requirements
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality of clients
  • Eligible for PA State Police clearance, PA Child Abuse History clearance, and FBI clearance.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Complete intakes (inclusive of psycho-social assessment, initial treatment plan and required legal consents) for assigned school-based clients in accordance with outpatient regulations.
  • Develop measurable treatment plan goals in collaboration with the assigned school-based client (and legal guardian when indicated).
  • Complete treatment reviews in accordance with outpatient regulations. 
  • Provide individual, group and family therapy as indicated in the treatment plan. 
  • Complete clinical progress notes in a timely manner and include references to the treatment plan.
  • Consult with designated psychiatrist and school-based supervisor regularly to ensure effective collaboration and quality of service. 
  • Participate in individual and group clinical supervision activities as scheduled. 
  • Communicate and collaborate with designated school district personnel when indicated. 
  • Attend in-service and professional development activities as scheduled. 
  • Must meet agency productivity requirements.
  • Enter clinical documentation in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) in a timely manner as per program guidelines. 

KNOWLEDGE AREAS:

  • Proficiency in providing Individual, Group, and Family therapy
  • Evidenced based therapeutic interventions
  • Child Protective Services Law and requirements as a mandated reporter
  • Trauma informed care perspective
  • Positive behavioral support interventions
  • Strong working knowledge of the most common DSM-V diagnoses among children and adolescents

Job Location
Pittsburgh, PA, United States (Pittsburgh Public School District)

Position Type
Part-Time
*Positions typically run during the school year from mid-August to mid-June although there may be opportunities to work throughout the summer.
 
Who We Are: Founded in 1854 by the Rev. Dr. William Passavant in Zelienople, Pennsylvania, Glade Run has evolved over the years to meet the changing and increasingly challenging needs of children, adults and families throughout Western Pennsylvania and beyond. With a focus on education, mental health, autism, and unique therapeutic offerings, Glade Run has a long tradition of linking faith and service. Last year, Glade Run served over 4,000 individuals with impactful, innovative services in school, home, and community settings.
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