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School-based Therapist - KUSD

Company: Professional Services Group, Inc.
Location: Kenosha
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Professional Services Group, Inc.Description:
PSG currently provides school-based services in various districts in Kenosha, western Kenosha and Racine counties, Walworth County, West Allis and Washington County; working with children and their families who are struggling with academic and behavioral concerns within the school environment.Providing services within the school increases access to services for families who may not be able to go to an outpatient clinic on their own. School-Based staff go directly into the school to provide intervention including individual and group therapy, education/consultation for school personnel, and family therapy as needed.We are now accepting resumes for a part-time, leading to full-time, School Based Therapists across in our school-based therapy programs.Salary: $22.00 to $24.00/hour training license, $28.00 to $32.00/hour licensed. The hourly and salary range is based on experience and licensure, and is paid over nine months of the school year. Opportunity to earn additional hourly rate for 3 months of summer. Plus a $3,000 sign-on bonus!ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Interview and evaluate children and families to complete the intake process.Assess the therapeutic needs of clients and complete formal assessments.Formulate, implement, evaluate and review client treatment plans.Provide psychotherapy in accordance with the child's treatment plans.Exercise judgment to intervene as an advocate for clients in emergency and crisis situations.Demonstrate knowledge and skill in addressing family system, mental health, parenting, and alcohol/drug issues through individual, family, or group counseling.Organize and facilitate structured group, individual and/or family activities.Provide consultation to the child's school and school personnel as needed.Provide thorough and accurate updates on clients and make appropriate recommendations in regular and special staffings.Attend individual and group supervision.Coordinate services and maintain communication with all service providers involved with the clients.Complete proper documentation as per program standards.

Education and Training:All applicants must possess a Master's Degree and licensure to provide therapy in the State of Wisconsin.Must possess a Wisconsin LPC, LPC-IT, APSW, or LCSW or be eligible to obtain one.Pre-licensed therapists are also welcome to apply, and supervision is provided as part of the work environment.Experience:Minimum of 1,000 hours of clinical experience preferred.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Ability to read, speak and write clearly in English.Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in establishing work schedule.Must be able to work cooperatively and collaboratively with the Department of Human Services and school personnel.Must establish and maintain productive and professional relationships with clients, colleagues, school districts, and other community agencies.Must maintain client confidentiality.Ability to prioritize and make appropriate decisions.Ability to work independently and effectively manage time.Must possess strong oral and written communication skills.Ability to provide culturally, ethnically, and gender sensitive services.Ability to follow directions and implement recommendations.Possess creativity in identifying problems and solutions.Ability to self-motivate and remain on task.Knowledge and compliance with policies and procedures as detailed in the personnel policy and procedure manual.Maintain and follow HIPAA policies and regulations Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status PI187400826

Keywords: Professional Services Group, Inc., Kenosha , School-based Therapist - KUSD, Healthcare , Kenosha, Wisconsin

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