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School Based Therapist - Lorain County

  • 06 Feb 2022 12:16 PM
    Message # 12579047

    Do you have a passion for helping at-risk children right when and where they need it most…in their schools,homes and neighborhoods?

    School Based Therapist- New pay rates! $3,000 Sign On/Retention Bonus, a generous incentive plan, andreasonable expectations! Flexible hours, great for parents of school-age children! Relocation assistanceavailable.

    School-Based Behavioral Health Program at Beech Brook

    Lorain County, OH

    Full-time or Part-time Year-round position

    Proud to be a 2020 and 2021 Cleveland Plain Dealer Top Workplace!

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    Our competitive benefits package includes paid vacation days in addition to sick and personal days; 10 companyholidays; a generous incentive plan; health, dental, vision, and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan; and,mileage, cell phone and tuition reimbursement.

    Beech Brook, one of Northeast Ohio’s premier behavioral agencies is a place where people are proud to work.We employ the best people where staff feel valued, empowered, connected, inspired and part of somethingmeaningful. We inspire creativity, passion, optimism and fun!

    We are currently hiring a LSW/LPC level clinician for our School-Based Behavioral Health Program. Thisposition will provide individual and family focused therapy to children and adolescents with mental healthconditions in a school-based, home, and community settings. The candidate should be familiar with trauma-informed care, as well as have familiarity with diagnoses including: Depression, Oppositional Defiant Disorder,ADHD, Bipolar Disorder and PTSD. This is a great opportunity to develop long-term relationships with clientsand see the results of your work.

    Essential Responsibilities (others may be assigned):

    Conduct thorough psychiatric diagnostic evaluations, including diagnoses, treatment planning and linkage,as needed to appropriate internal and external services, for referrals at assigned school(s)

    Develop client focused treatment plans and monitor for progress

    Provide therapy and other behavioral health services to at risk children and adolescents with mental healthdiagnoses

    Complete daily progress notes and other Medicaid documentation within proper timeframes

    Develop effective relationships to function as a member of an interdisciplinary team

    Partner with both internal and external treatment providers in implementing and evaluating the treatmentplan

    Education and Licensure:

    Bachelor’s Degree or higher

    LSW, LPC, MFT or similar


    Desire to with at-risk youth and families

    Skilled in using computer software applications such as Microsoft Office, and must have establishedinternet access

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    Strong organizational and time management skills

    Must have a valid OH driver’s license with no more than 5 points

    Must value diversity and inclusion

    2/3/22, 1:35 PM


    Helpful Qualifications (but if you don’t have them, we will teach you!):

    Master’s or Bachelor’s degree with relevant experience

    Experience providing cognitive behavioral therapy to youth and families

    Knowledge of community resources and experience and working within a school setting is helpful

    Experience with electronic medical records documentation such as progress notes, treatment plans andother necessary clinical documentation

    Ability to work effectively with diverse populations with complex psychiatric needs

    Clinical Competencies:

    Supportive of collaborative partnerships with assigned school(s) through consultation.

    The ability to engage clients and their families in meaningful intervention strategies, approaches andmodels, including but not limited to trauma-informed care.

    The ability to assess clinical safety (e.g. SAFE-T Protocol with C-SSRS; HB71, safety plans, etc.) and toexecute safety planning to lower risk.

    Beech Brook is a trauma-informed care organization that values employees with appreciation for the impact oftrauma and its relevance to the agency's clients and staff.

    Beech Brook is an equal opportunity employer.

Questions and comments can be directed to Amy Barcelo, Executive Director at: PO Box 470001 | Broadview Heights, OH 44147 | 216.438.1994

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