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Community Mental Health Center School Liaison

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:

Greater Nashua Mental Health (GNMH) is looking for a Therapist or Counselor to join our team as a full-time Community Mental Health Center School Liaison. The School Liaison will facilitate development and implementation of an integrated behavioral health delivery system with school districts that are implementing NH’s Multi-Tiered System of Supports for Behavioral Health and Wellness (MTSS-B) through NH’s System of Care (SoC) Expansion grant. The School Liaison will also provide clients with counseling, therapy and case management services.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the primary GNMH point of contact for communications about program implementation with the DOE and DHHS, 1-2 participating school district(s) within the catchment area and their associated LEA Project Managers, and project evaluators/technical assistance providers.
  • Acts as a core member of all district and school level MTSS-B teams, including the District Community Leadership Team and the School-level tiered teams.
  • Facilitates the development of GNMH policies/procedures that support an integrated delivery system (e.g. developing facilitated referral pathways; ensuring collaboration on school-based teams; establishing communication procedures)
  • Provides behavioral health consultation, coaching, and training to school-based staff to support high-fidelity implementation of social-emotional and mental health supports across the tiered continuum.
  • Ensures rapid access to clinical services for students who are un/underinsured, providing therapeutic services as needed.
  • Provides individual, group, and family psychotherapy, as well as case management services, to clients.
  • Coordinates clients’ treatment plan 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 treatment plans, Child Needs and Strength Assessments (CANS), Case Management Care Plans (CMCP) and Quarterly Reviews.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, School Psychology or related field.
  • A minimum of 2 years of clinical experience working with children, youth and families.
  • NH licensed or license-eligible.
  • Knowledge of developmental theory & Children’s Mental Health as well as family dynamics and Systems theory.
  • Familiarity with community resources.

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. We are an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, NH State Loan Repayment Program and offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Apply today!

How to Apply:

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

 

Job Location:

Nashua

Date Added: April 23, 2021

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