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School-Based Therapist- Forrest

Company: Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources
Location: Hattiesburg
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has an opening for a motivated and caring School-Based Therapist to work with schools in Forrest County. Work hours will follow the school schedule. Previous experience working in school setting preferred. The School-Based Therapist position plays a vital role in Pine Belt's ability to provide counseling services in a timely manner to students who are experiencing behavioral and/or mental health difficulties.

For 40 years, Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has served individuals throughout the Pine Belt. Through an extensive continuum of care, we strive to enable adults with serious mental illnesses, children with serious emotional disturbances, and individuals with an addiction or developmental disability to live, work, learn, and participate fully in their communities. Our thirteen county service area includes Forrest, Hancock, Harrison, Jones, Lamar, Covington, Greene, Jeff Davis, Marion, Pearl River, Perry, Stone and Wayne Counties.

We offer a competitive benefits package including company paid Life Insurance and LTD. Health/Dental/Vision, FSA and HSA, 403(b) retirement and other voluntary benefits are available along with a generous leave policy.

  • Master's degree in behavioral health field required
    • Graduate intern in behavioral health field required
      • Behavioral health experience preferred
        • Excellent communication skills required
          • Must have valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record with insurance liability limits of 100/300/50
            • Provides clinical therapy support services and emergency services to consumers and their families.
              • Assists the youth in establishing realistic therapeutic goals appropriate to the problems presented.
                • Demonstrates the ability to conduct a mental status exam when necessary.
                  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the consumer served.
                    • Provides written record of youth's progress through the therapeutic process.
                      • Provides community education services as needed.
                        • Provides the care needed as required by DMH and PBMHR standards.

Keywords: Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources, Hattiesburg , School-Based Therapist- Forrest, Healthcare , Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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