School Based Clinician

Department:  School Based                                     Job Status:  Full-Time   

FLSA Status:  Exempt                                              Reports to:  Program Team Manager

Positions Supervised:  None                                   Amount of Travel Required:  Up to 20%, SN County

Work Schedule:  Monday-Friday; Hours may vary between 7:00am-7:00pm


**Currently - Contingent Job Offers to Graduating Master's Students for 2021 based on successful completion of Master's Degree & BSRB Examination.**

**Sign-on Bonus paid out in 2-tiers:  $1,000 at hire and $1,000 after 1-year of service with the Agency - Offer lasts until 6/15/21**


Position Summary

The School-Based Clinician provides clinical services to select students on-site at Topeka schools and consults with school staff to support their mental health. They provide a range of services, including individual, group and family therapy. School-Based Clinicians assess student and family needs and work closely with the family to develop a customized treatment plan based on those needs. If you are a professional who enjoys a high-energy, fast-paced environment, this is a great opportunity to change kids' lives for the better.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Completes admission assessments per agency procedure for all new or returning clients followed by treatment recommendations.
  • Facilitates individual, family, group, and/or crisis psychotherapy to children, adolescents and families as appropriate based on medical necessity.  Psychotherapy processes may be provided in the office, the client home, school or community.
  •  Meet agency productivity and paperwork timelines.

(Full job description available upon request)

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Licensure:

  • Master's degree in a recognized mental health discipline:  Social Work, Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy or Psychology.
  • Valid license to practice in the state of Kansas; advanced licensure preferred; LAC also preferred.
  • Must successfully pass the KBI and DCF Central Registry and all other background investigations.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license, a good driving record, current auto insurance and reliable transportation. 
  • Active membership in professional organizations strongly encouraged.

Experience:

  • Experience working with children and families preferred.
  • Passion and desire to work with children and adolescents.

  FSGC offers competitive salary, great benefits, training and opportunities for advancement!


Physical Requirements:

Clinicians must have sufficient ambulatory capabilities to work with children and adolescents in the office setting.  Position may require the ability to use physical holding (MAB) with children and adolescents exhibiting out of control behaviors.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office and Community-Based working environment; requires flexible schedule; frequent interruptions occur; expected to deal with individuals in crisis, potential risk of exposure to aggressive and/or acting out (verbal and physical) children and youth. 





The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contact of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.