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School Based Mental Health Practitioner

Stuart, NE

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Healthcare Job ID: 055-526 Pay Rate: $45k-$55k/yr DOE

Job Description

A local health center is searching for a School Based Mental Health Practitioner to join their growing team! This Therapist will be providing mental health and/or substance abuse services, education, consultation, and prevention to clients/students at schools, the office and also includes crisis intervention. Starting pay is $45k-$55k/yr. Enjoy working the school schedule with your summers OFF!

School Based Mental Health Practitioner Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct mental health and/or substance abuse services that include, but not limited to, intake assessment, individual, family, group counseling, crisis intervention, and prevention
  • Completes treatment plans, treatment plan updates, psychotherapy notes, and all other documentation as needed
  • Attends regularly scheduled staff meetings, clinical meetings, IEP meetings, and others as needed
  • Participates in collection of mental health/substance abuse information and student outcome data to be used for monitoring the overall performance and effectiveness of services provided
  • Determines the family and community resources available for treatment and/or placement and makes appropriate arrangements
  • Provides crisis intervention and assessment/evaluation, including after hours and on weekends
  • Provide follow up and implementation of re-integration plans for students who are returning to school from hospitalizations and/or facility stays
  • Be familiar with disciplinary guidelines and at-risk student characteristics/needs, collaborating agency referral guidelines, as well as be familiar with special education regulatory requirements and assistance with process as appropriate
  • Foster effective communication with students, parents, and other staff members
  • Provide home interventions/visits on a regular basis or as clinically necessary and solicits parents/guardian involvement in program planning and treatment services
  • Assists family to locate and appropriately use community resources, agencies, organizations and team members to coordinate service and monitor progress toward treatment goals
  • May be required to work an altered schedule and provide clinical services in evenings and weekends
  • Other duties as assigned

 To become a School Based Mental Health Practitioner, you’ll need:

  • Travel is required, maintain car insurance, and driver’s license
  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Human Services or related field
  • Must have at least 2 years’ experience
  • Must possess or be eligible to obtain a Nebraska license of LMHP, LCSW, LIMHP, LICSW
  • Maintain confidentiality and maintain ethics as dictated by profession
  • Skilled in oral and written communication
  • Willing to be a team member with all staff


  • PTO, Sick, Personal, & Mental Health Days!
  • Health, Dental, & Vision
  • Life Insurance, Flex Spending Accounts & Supplemental Insurance
  • Retirement with Company Match & More!

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EOE/AA - Drug screen and background may be required.

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