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Community Schools Behavioral Health Counselor/ Manchester School District

Amoskeag Health

Amoskeag Health, formerly Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC), is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) federally qualified health center offering high-quality, comprehensive, and family-oriented primary health care and support services since 1993. Now known as The Dr. Selma Deitch Center for Children and Teens, Child Health Services (CHS) is the original pediatric practice of MCHC dedicated to improving the health and well-being of at-risk children. In June of 2019, all locations of MCHC consolidated under one name, Amoskeag Health.

Through all its programs, Amoskeag Health serves over 14,579 patients annually across four locations in Manchester.

To improve the health and well-being of our patients and the communities we serve by providing exceptional care and services that are accessible to all.

We envision a healthy and vibrant community with strong families and tight social fabric that ensures everyone has the tools they need to thrive and succeed.

Core Values
We believe in:
• Promoting wellness and empowering patients through education
• Fostering an environment of respect, integrity and caring where all people are treated equally with dignity and courtesy
• Providing exceptional, evidence-based and patient-centered care
• Removing barriers so that our patients achieve and maintain their best possible health

This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.

Primary care, preventive care, outreach and enabling services at Amoskeag Health are supported in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Health Center Cluster grant number H80CS00571. This grant provides approximately 15% of total revenue.

Join Amoskeag Health’s growing Behavioral Health Team as a Community Schools Behavioral Health Counselor. We seek an energetic and team-oriented children’s mental health therapist to work with students between ages 5-11 in a fully integrated classroom setting in New Hampshire’s most diverse public school district. This position provides evidence-based treatment to children and their families who may have significant behavioral and emotional issues and who may be living in high stress environments. In partnership with teachers, school staff and administrators, the Behavioral Health Counselor identifies students needing support, completes intakes, provides case management, creates treatment plans, and facilitates individual and group therapy sessions.


Education: Required Masters in Social Work or related field.

Preferred Licenses & Certifications: LCMHC, LICSW, LMFT

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Date Added: January 2, 2020

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