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District Level Mental Health Therapist Manager
FTE: 1.0 Contract Status: Regular/Probationary Calendar: 260 Days Start Date: As soon as possible Salary: $81,540 - $90,005 FLSA: Non-Represented - Exempt License: Current Oregon State Board License in License Professional Counselor
PURPOSE: This position has three primary intentions. 1.) To provide clinical supervision and crisis staffing for our mental health clinicians and skills trainers. 2.) To provide management and guidance for the mental health programs in each of our schools (K-12) 3.) To provide oversight for our social emotional learning classroom. This position reports to the special education coordinator in the Teaching and Learning Department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervise a clinical team of clinicians and skills trainers.
Must meet Oregon standards to provide supervision to LCSW/LCP licensure candidates.
Direct clinical oversight of Social Emotional Learning classroom.
Program administration, development and management of school based behavioral health services.
Responsible for clinical crisis back up mental health team which can include direct services to students, staff and families.
Assist Teaching and Learning department administrators in designing and implementing staff development.
Consult with Mental Health Providers within the Corvallis School District and Benton County at large.
Facilitate communication and training within the district and among the schools regarding Mental Health and student behavior.
Serves on district-wide Crisis and Student Support teams.
Establish and maintain collections of Social Emotional and Mental Health Curriculum.
Assists administrators and staff in assessing schools’ mental health and student behavior needs.
Prepare materials and recommends methods and procedures for use in school based Student Support Teams.
Work collaboratively with school personnel in meeting diverse social and academic needs of students.
Work effectively and collaboratively with diverse student, staff and community populations.
Create and model a respectful learning environment.
Assist school staff and administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student conduct, reinforce individual school’s plan for positive behavior support, and utilize effective, proactive behavior management skills in all school settings.
Maintain accurate, complete and confidential records as required by law and district policy and administrative regulations.
Utilize technology as related to job responsibilities.
Reflect upon own performance and accept and utilize supervisory suggestions and feedback.
Take primary responsibility for pursuing and evaluating own professional growth.
Attend and participate in staff meetings and district inservice meetings.
Participate in activities that are related to school functions and/or the education process that occur outside the regular workday.
Perform other duties as assigned.
GENERAL PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Perform duties in a courteous and efficient manner that builds the confidence of staff, students and the public in the Corvallis School District and enhances learning.
Maintain regular attendance at work and work activities, and is punctual in meeting deadlines, attending meetings, and following schedule.
Observe laws, district policies and procedures, and professional standards for this position.
Work effectively and collaboratively with diverse student, parent and community populations
Carry out work responsibilities with strong organizational skills, effectively under pressure of deadlines, difficult situations, interruptions, and new or emergency conditions.
Respect confidential information and the privacy of students, staff and parents.
Support students and staff in the district’s career related learning standards to encourage the development of independent work skills through career exploration and community involvement.
Collect, record, store, retrieve, assimilate, organize and utilize information and records electronically and by using traditional methods.
Develop job skills necessary to meet changes in the position.
Maintain personal appearance and hygiene appropriate to the position as defined by the district.
Meet applicable district physical ability/health and safety guidelines for the position.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
A master’s degree or higher in Counseling, Social Work or Psychology or a related field that allows for licensure.
Current license required: LPC or LCSW.
Must meet Oregon standards to provide supervision to LCSW/LCP licensure candidates.
Five years of professional level mental health experience in a clinical setting.
Minimum two years of experience supervising professional level staff in a clinical setting.
Understanding of human growth and development patterns, learning theory and brain research.
Demonstrated competence in area(s) of special assignment.
Familiarity with a wide variety of youth mental health and behavior supports and strategies.
Knowledge and experience with school based student support teams.
Ability to work effectively with adults in a support and supervisory role.
Experience as a presenter in workshops to educators.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of state and federal education and mental health laws and of student and staff rights.
Ability to effectively work with and respond to people from diverse cultures or backgrounds.
Ability to exhibit professionalism and effective human relations.
Ability to effectively manage and supervise adults.
Ability to direct the work of other staff members.
Ability to facilitate meetings and collaboration efforts with staff and community.
Ability to travel among district facilities as needed, and, if driving, the ability to meet district driving standards.
Standard First Aid certification, or the ability to obtain certification within two months of hire, may be required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Frequent or prolonged standing, walking and sitting.
Possibly moderate to high noise level.
Frequent and prolonged talking/listening in conversations/meetings.
Requires accurate perceiving of sound, near and far vision, depth perception.
Requires handling and working with variety of materials and objects.
Work may occasionally involve lifting/carrying objects weighing 15-25 pounds.
Exposure to a variety of chemicals comprising instructional supplies and materials.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position is primarily performed indoors in school buildings, although some outdoor instruction and supervision are required.
This position involves working in close proximity to groups of children and adults.
Evening and/or extended work hours may be required.
This position may require traveling to multiple work sites.
NOTE: This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job. This job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment. The school district may add to, modify or delete any aspect of this (or the position itself) at any time it deems advisable.
The Corvallis School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, citizenship, color, disability, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, parental or marital status, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to designated youth groups.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding discrimination: Jennifer Duvall, Human Resources Director and Title IX Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org 541-757-5840 | 1555 SW 35th Street, Corvallis, OR 97333
El Distrito Escolar de Corvallis no discrimina en base a la edad, nacionalidad, color, discapacidad, expresión de género, identidad de género, origen nacional, situación de los padres o de su estado civil, raza, religión, sexo u orientación sexual en sus programas y actividades, y proporciona igualdad de acceso a los grupos de jóvenes designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender las consultas acerca de la discriminación: Jennifer Duvall, Director de Recursos Humanos y Coordinadora de Título IX, email@example.com
541-757-5840 | 1555 SW 35th Street, Corvallis, OR 97333
Position Type: Full-time
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