Will be the lead on a team of Behavioral Health Professional in school, who provide treatment to students who have been assigned to the School Therapeutic Support (STS) program. Provides psychotherapy, both individual and group, at times which is least disruptive to the child's educational schedule if provided in the school setting. Provides client with behavior modification and coping skills training. Clients are provided one-to-one and/or group rehabilitation. Collaborates with the family, community and other adults working with the child in the school, and school personnel (especially teachers who have the most direct contact with the child) in developing daily routines which will enhance the treatment approach indicated in the treatment plan. Regular morning check-in to prepare students for a successful school day.
Masters Degree in Human Services/Social Sciences/Psychology and 1-2 years of experience in substance abuse counseling preferred; or Bachelors Degree and CAC with 2 years of experience. Will consider any combination of education, experience and/or training that would provide the skills necessary to effectively work with those challenged with substance use.