POSITION TITLE: Mental Health Professional – School-Based Mental Health Outpatient Therapist
CLASSIFICATION: Part-Time to start, with the option to transition into a full-time position if desired.
LOCATION: Lancaster County
DIVISION: School Based Mental Health Outpatient Services
REPORTS TO: School Based Outpatient Director
SUMMARY: The School-Based Therapist will be responsible for providing services related to the delivery of mental health care to assigned clients at the designated school location and will provide consultation services to the school staff to support the overall mental health goals of the school. This is a great position for therapists who like to work with children and adolescents. Enjoy a flexible schedule and receive ongoing training throughout the year! No evening or weekend hours are required.
- Conduct intakes and provide continuing therapy to clients within the school setting
- Assess, develop, and update treatment plans, provide individual, family, and group sessions
- Interact with school personnel as needed (School Counselors, teachers etc.)
- Meet funding requirements for documentation, including, treatment plans, progress notes, etc.
- Travel to assigned school(s) to provide treatment
- Attend supervision and training as required for Full Time clinicians
- Other duties as assigned
- Experience working with children and adolescents
- Working knowledge of DSM-V, and have the ability to formulate a diagnosis from information provided by the client
- Excellent writing and organizational skills
- Ability to meet paperwork deadlines consistently
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 1. A Master's degree from an accredited University or College in the field of Psychology, Social Work, Counseling Education, Marriage & Family Therapy or a Human Services field. 2. Licensed in the State of Pennsylvania, is required,to provide mental health services (LPC, LSW, LCSW, etc.)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Travel is required to the school. Ability to maintain confidentiality and to work effectively with clients, staff, and outside agencies.
BENEFITS: T.W. Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services, Inc. offers a competitive Employee Benefit Package to all eligible employees after 90 days of full-time employment, including Health Insurance, Dental and Vision Coverage, Voluntary Benefits, paid time off, and paid holidays. Part-time employees are also eligible to enroll in Dental, Vision, and Voluntary Benefit plans, after 90 days of part-time employment, working a minimum of 15 hours/per week. In addition, employees have access to the discounts provided in the Employee Perks Reward Program, including tuition discounts.
Join our team as we continue helping people back into the swing of life!
Since 1991, T.W. Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services, Inc. has set the bar in the field by being recognized and respected as a premier mental health agency. We are dedicated to providing guidance for the safety, well-being, and permanency for children, adults, families throughout South Central Pennsylvania. The practice has developed programs and services to include; Mental Health Outpatient Services, School-Based Outpatient Services, Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services, Drug and Alcohol Outpatient Services, Psychiatric Evaluations and Medication Management, and Child/Adolescent Acute Partial Hospital Program.
T.W. Ponessa & Associates is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services to provide services in Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, York, Cumberland, Perry and Chester Counties. Additionally, T.W. Ponessa & Associates holds contracts and agreements with county case management agencies, school districts, other community-based providers and managed care organizations. T.W. Ponessa & Associates is also a DDAP licensed outpatient facility, that has been recognized as an Opioid Center of Excellence for Lancaster County. The staff of T.W. Ponessa & Associates have demonstrated their commitment to their clients and have enabled T.W. Ponessa & Associates to become one of the most comprehensive and dedicated providers of mental health services.
T.W. Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services, Inc. offers a competitive Employee Benefit Package to all eligible employees after 90 days of full-time employment, including Health Insurance, Dental and Vision Coverage, Voluntary Benefits, paid time off, and paid holidays. Part-time employees are also eligible to enroll in Dental, Vision, and Voluntary Benefit plans, after 90 days of part-time employment, working a minimum of 15 hours/per week. In addition, employees have access to the discounts provided in the Employee Perks Reward Program, including tuition discounts for select College's and Universities in Pennsylvania.
It is the policy of T.W. Ponessa & Associates to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
Join our team as we continue to help people back into the swing of life!
Role: School-Based Mental Health Outpatient Therapist
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