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Mental Health Therapist (2 positions) - District at Nevada Joint Union High School District

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Job Information

Date Posted: 7/6/2021 Application Deadline: 7/21/2021 4:00 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: Start Date: August 5, 2021, 7 hours per day, 9.5 months per year
Salary: $62,907.00 - $74,945.00 (4.5% increase to the salar schedule effective 7/1/2021)/plus degree stipend if applicable Number Openings: (At time of posting) 2
Contact: Lesa St. Germain Email: lstgermain@njuhsd.com
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Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

Description:   Under the supervision of the Director of Special Education, provides educationally-related assessments, individual and group counseling to students and families with emotional and behavioral needs. Services are delivered in school-based and individual formats related to mental health syndromes, substance abuse, violence and conflicted relations within the parameters of the Nevada Joint Union High School District’s Mental Health as a Related Service for Students with Emotional and Behavioral Needs Plan. Position is contingent on Mental Health funding.

Term: 9.5 month position (192 days, 7 hours per day)

Salary range:  Appropriate salary schedule placement

Under Supervision of:  Director of Special Education/School Psychologist

Qualifications:

Education       Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (MFT) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Certified in First Aid and CPR. Possessed valid CA Drivers license.

 Experience      At least one year experience with high school age children and families preferred.

 Physical Requirements:

Medical Category I:

1. This position requires normal physical strength and endurance for standing, sitting, bending, or walking.

2. Work assignments are normally located in a work environment with light physical work and required light physical effort.

3. Lifting requirement:  25 pounds maximum or carrying any object weighing over 15 pounds

Responsibilities/Duties:

1. Assist in the design and implementation of prevention strategies.

2. Provide individual, group, and family counseling services to students who self-refer or are referred by a parent, teacher or administrator for issues related to mental health, substance abuse, and/or violent relationships.

3. Provides school-based and individual services to students and their families.4.

4. Performs screenings, evaluation, assessments, and recommendations for services.

5. Acts as a crisis intervention therapist.

6. Conducts therapy groups.

7. Attends planning, staffing, IEPs, 504s, and other meetings as requested.

8. Performs psychotherapy under a current California State License such as LMFT or LCSW or equivalent.

9. Collaborates with teachers, counselors, Special Education staff and administrators.

10.  Collaborates and makes referral with/to community agencies e.g. Child Protective Agency, Nevada County Mental Health, Nevada County Probation Department.

11.  Understands and follows FERPA and Mandated Reporter regulations.

12.  Other related duties as needed.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (MFT) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Certified in CPR and Frist Aide. Must possess valid CA driver's license. Bilingual/Spanish preferred for at least one of the positions.

Please submit cover letter, resume, copy of license, and letters of recommendation with your application.



      Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (MFT) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Certified in CPR and Frist Aide. Must possess valid CA driver's license. Bilingual/Spanish preferred for at least one of the positions.

      Please submit cover letter, resume, copy of license, and letters of recommendation with your application.

          Comments and Other Information

          The Nevada Joint Union High School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The District does not discriminate or tolerate harassment of employees or job applicants on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, age, religion, ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, Vietnam era veteran status, or actual or perceived sexual orientation. BENEFITS: This position is covered by the Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS) and contributions are tax deferred. The district contributes towards the cost of a health and welfare package (medical, dental, vision, and life insurance in a cafeteria style plan). HOLIDAYS/LEAVE: Up to twelve paid holidays, two paid floating holidays, and up to 9.5 days of sick leave & vacation leave per year

          Comments and Other Information


          The Nevada Joint Union High School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The District does not discriminate or tolerate harassment of employees or job applicants on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, age, religion, ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, Vietnam era veteran status, or actual or perceived sexual orientation. BENEFITS: This position is covered by the Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS) and contributions are tax deferred. The district contributes towards the cost of a health and welfare package (medical, dental, vision, and life insurance in a cafeteria style plan). HOLIDAYS/LEAVE: Up to twelve paid holidays, two paid floating holidays, and up to 9.5 days of sick leave & vacation leave per year

           


          Application Deadline

          7/21/2021 4:00 PM Pacific

          Date Posted

          7/6/2021

          Contact

          Number of Openings

          2

          Salary

          $62,907.00 - $74,945.00 (4.5% increase to the salar schedule effective 7/1/2021)/plus degree stipend if applicable

          Length of Work Year

          Start Date: August 5, 2021, 7 hours per day, 9.5 months per year

          Employment Type

          Full Time