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School-Based Therapist

Greater Nashua Mental Health

Established in 1920, Greater Nashua Mental Health has as its mission: empowering individuals to lead full and satisfying lives through treatment and support. Our agency provides comprehensive, evidence-based behavioral health services for individuals with mental health and/or substance misuse disorders. We offer a wide array of services in office and community settings, serving adults and children.  As the State-designated Community Mental Health Center for Southern Hillsborough County, we serve everyone who walks in our doors, and no one is ever turned away due to the inability to pay for services.  Without our agency, many of the most vulnerable members of our community would not have access to critically needed behavioral health care.   We believe that by respecting people as they are, we can help them to become all that they wish to be.


Job Summary:
The School-Based Therapist works collaboratively with our Child, Adolescent and Family Services Team to provide clinically appropriate evidence-based or evidence informed therapeutic treatment and case management services to children, adolescents and their families diagnosed with severe mental illness, with the goal to empower clients to lead full and satisfying lives. Additionally, the School-Based Therapist delivers consultation and education to the school staff and attends consultation meetings as indicated. Although primarily school-based, some services may need to be provided in the clinic or client’s home. This may be a full or part-time year-round or school-year position.

Essential Functions:
• Provides individual, group, and family psychotherapy, as well as case management services, to clients.
• Coordinates client treatment plans both with other GNMH staff members and outside agencies.
• Screens and assesses clients and makes appropriate referrals to a specific CAFS program and/or other agencies or services when the client is not an appropriate referral to CAFS.
• Completes all treatment plans, Child Needs and Strength Assessments (CANS), and Case Management Care Plans (CMCP) by due date listed in EMR.
• Completes all Quarterly Reviews within a two-week window of the end date of the quarter being reviewed.  Completes all other documentation within 3 business days (with first day being date of service/completion).
• Completes documentation for services within agency standard of 72 hours and keeps current schedule in the EMR and updates in a timely manner.
• Communicates with colleagues, collateral contacts, supervisors, etc. regarding client care.
• Participates in clinic-based individual and peer supervision groups as well as department meetings.

Qualifications:
• Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or similar field
• 1-2 years of clinical experience working with children, youth, or families
• Licensed, or eligible to become licensed, mental health provider (LICSW, LCMHC)

Our agency is a team of talented and dedicated professionals who are passionate about helping the community and each other. We provide staff supervision, a stimulating work environment and opportunities for supervision towards clinical licensure.

Greater Nashua Mental Health is an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, NH State Loan Repayment Program and offers competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Apply today!

How to Apply:

Apply online by visiting: https://gnmhc.org/careers/

Job Location:

Nashua

Date Added: April 22, 2021

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