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Position:         Bilingual Psychotherapist/Clinical Social Worker (Elementary School Site)

Department:     Mental Health Services

Reports to:     Clinical Supervisor

Hours:             Full-Time

Salary:            $58,500

FLSA:            Exempt



Oversee the day to day operations of the school clinic.
Work in close collaboration with School staff including Principal, Teachers, Deans, Guidance Counselor, Parent Coordinator and School Social Worker to receive referrals and coordinate treatment.
Maintain ongoing and close communication with supervisor in regards to any and all aspects of the clinic.
Meet monthly productivity expectations.
Provide individual, family, and group psychotherapy to clients at an elementary school site.
Provide comprehensive assessment of all clients on caseload.
Conduct treatment planning for all clients on caseload.
Provide crisis intervention for all clients on caseload.
Provide psycho-education to clients.
Provide psycho-education to parents as collaterals such as parenting skills, substance abuse, coping with a disability, risk of child abuse/neglect, advocacy and negotiating health and mental health and educational systems.
Conduct outreach to clients in order to ensure their attendance at appointments.
Complete all appropriate documentation for each client on caseload.
Coordinate and maintain collaborative relationships with neighborhood agencies as a liaison between school and the community.
Actively participate in supervision, clinical case conferences and educational seminars.
Actively participate in professional development activities.
Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.



Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Ability to work independently at a satellite clinic (or at a host site).
Excellent computer skills.
Excellent organizational ability and interpersonal skills.


To Apply:

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