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Mental Health Therapist -' $5,000 Sign-on Bonus!

Company: ChanceLight Behavioral Health, Therapy, & Educatio
Location: Seattle
Posted on: June 27, 2024

Job Description:

---- - Starting Salary: - $60,000 - $70,000 /year + $5,000 Sign-on Bonus!

, a growing, dynamic organization with a social mission to offer hope, is seeking a Mental Health Therapist -to join our award-winning team and perform meaningful work in a culture that welcomes innovation, encourages creative expression and offers limitless potential for personal and professional satisfaction!
- --' - Now Offering $5,000 Sign-on Bonus! --'-
As a Mental Health Therapist, you are primarily responsible for helping students to succeed academically, socially, and emotionally, through individual and group counseling and by collaborating with educators, parents, and other professionals to create a safe, healthy, and supportive learning environment that strengthens connections between home and school. - - -
--- Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing individual and group counseling sessions to help resolve interpersonal or family problems that interfere with school performance, including crisis intervention consultation as needed.
  • Conducting interviews with students, family members, and school personnel to gather information required to assess student social, emotional and behavioral adjustment to school and the community. -
  • Maintaining regular contact with students' parents/guardians to informing of student's progress, areas of difficulties and any changes or situations in home life that may affect school performance. -
  • Developing and updating Individualized Education Plans (IEP) and Positive Behavior Intervention Plans (PBIP) as needed in adherence to company, school, state and federal regulations and procedures.
  • Attending and participating in IEP team meeting, facilitating at the discretion of the school district. - Actively participating in other team meetings when necessary to address specific student and parent concerns.
  • Collaborating with education and social services professionals to develop appropriate agency services of student and their families. -
  • Providing case management functions for students, which includes but is not limited to, coordination of parent meetings, emergency transportation requests, disciplinary actions such as detention/suspension, and coordination with outside therapists.
  • Collaborating with teachers, parents/guardians, district personnel, and services providers to find effective solutions to learning and behavior problems, always establishing and maintaining effective public relations and projecting a positive company image.
  • Ensuring the use of positive teaching methods by conducting monthly climate data through direct observation of classroom staff's implementation of IEP goals and Positive Behavior Intervention Plans.
  • Providing guidance, consultation, and assistance to Teachers in the development of classroom schedules, - maintenance of student data systems and facilitation of student transition plans to assure appropriate curriculum, schedule, and services, based on each student's IEP and other applicable goals.
  • Assessing student progress through consistent review of classroom data collection and recording systems and providing applicable training and guidance to classroom staff accordingly to address student needs.
  • Functioning as a role model for effective teaching of students as well as for communication and problem solving with staff, reinforcing the School's emphasis on behavior analytic, empirical approach to education, the extensive use of data in decision making, and the use of positive reinforcement to achieve maximum performance when working with students and co-workers.

    --- Qualifications Required:

    • Master's degree or higher counseling, marriage & family therapy, or related field.
    • Meet all state and district requirements for appropriate licensing and/or credentials.
    • Accepted licenses and/or credentials:

      • Marriage Family Therapist or Associate Marriage Family Therapist
      • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
      • Licensed Professional Counselor
      • Educational Psychologist

      • Other state credential authorizing provision of school-based counseling may be considered in lieu of licensure.
      • Special Education Certification preferred.
      • Prior experience working with individuals with severe emotional and/or behavioral disorders.
      • Prior experience working with students in a special education and/or classroom setting preferred.
      • Advanced oral and written communication, instruction, curriculum, conflict resolution, multitasking, problem solving, decision making and organizational skills.


        is the nation's leading provider of alternative and special education programs for children and young adults. For more than 45 years, and in partnership with over 235 school districts nationwide, we have helped change the direction of more than 240,000 student lives!

        --'- Learn more about our history, our mission and the program services we provide by visiting the link below:

        • As a member of the ChanceLight family, you will be provided with the opportunity to make meaningful impacts, the support needed to achieve success, and all the tools essential to reaching your personal & professional fulfillment!
          --- Perks and Benefits Include:

          • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
          • Virtual Medical Visits
          • Health Savings Account
          • Paid Time Off
          • School Hours and Paid Holiday Schedule
          • Company Paid Life & Disability Insurance
          • 401k Options
          • Legal Insurance
          • Pet Insurance
          • Employee Assistance Program
          • Employee Discount Program
          • Opportunities for Growth & Development
          • And So Much More!

            If you're ready to start changing the direction of students' lives by providing them the opportunity to create successful, independent futures - This Is Your -Chance!
            Join us, and start making a genuine difference in the lives of children today!
            Careers, With ChanceLight --'- Work. With Purpose.
            Copyright - 2024 ChanceLight Behavioral Health, Therapy, & Education, a -ChanceLight - company - *Benefit plans and eligibility requirements may vary based on role and employment status. -EducationRequired
            • Masters or better in Educational Counseling or related fieldLicenses & CertificationsRequired
              • All State Req CredentialsPreferred
                • Education Psychologist
                • Counselor - LPCC
                • Counselor - LPC
                • LCSW
                • Marriage and Family Ther
                • Special Ed CertificationSkillsPreferred
                  • Teacher Mentoring/Training
                  • Special Education
                  • Specific Learning Disabil
                  • Social School Work
                  • Positive Behavior Intervention and Support
                  • Crisis Intervention
                  • Counseling & GuidanceBehaviorsPreferred
                    • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
                    • Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subjectMotivationsPreferred
                      • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

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