School-Based Mental Health Specialist (Remote Position) job vacancy in Wellness Together, (San Diego, CA 92123)

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Job Details
Company Name :
Wellness Together
Company Location :
San Diego, CA 92123
Job Position :
School-Based Mental Health Specialist (Remote Position)
Job Category :
Jobs in California

Job Description :
Wellness Together is the leader in school-based mental health services, supporting students, parents, and educators. In addition, we also offer California residents confidential, affordable and timely access to online counseling through, a division of Wellness Together. We are a knowledgeable company that values our company culture, our clients, and each employee as an individual.
Under supervision, the Mental Health Specialist provides mental health services including individual and group counseling, case management, parent and staff consultations, referrals, and treatment plans for students identified as having mental health needs. This position conducts mental health training for students, staff, and families.
Duties and Responsibilities:

Conduct intake assessments and develop treatment plans
Provides individual and group counseling
Provides case management and communicates available services and resources
Provide crisis intervention and perform risk assessments
Develop and deliver student, parent, and staff training with school site personnel
Provide care coordination for referred students
Consult with school staff including administrators, counselors, and teachers to coordinate care for referred students
Attend SSTs, Section 504 meetings, and related student meetings
Participate in crisis response to events that occur on campus
Document and store individual and group counseling logs and notes of mental health treatment provided
Participate in monthly staff meetings
Participate in required staff training
Participate in individual and group supervision as scheduled and required by the BBS
Other duties as assigned

Knowledge of:

Regulations of the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)
Evidence-based treatment modalities
Evidence-based counseling interventions
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-V)
Crisis management and crisis intervention techniques
Effective verbal and written communication strategies
Conflict resolution
Community referrals and resources
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Mandated reporting policies and procedures (Child Abuse/Tarasoff)
Confidentiality and Ethics requirements
Correct use of the English language including grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation

Ability to:

Provide mental health services to individuals or groups of students
Refer students and families to community resources, support groups, and other social service agencies.
Read, interpret, apply and explain regulations, policies, and procedures
Work independently and with discretion
Analyze situations and develop an effective course of action
Plan, develop, and deliver programs and services to meet student mental health needs
Operate various office equipment, computer, and software programs
Maintain records and prepare reports and translate as needed
Establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with others
Maintain current knowledge of applicable rules, codes, laws, and regulations
Define issues, collect and analyze data, determine facts and draw appropriate conclusions

Education and Experience:
Graduate program transcript required if currently enrolled. Must be in practicum/internship or starting practicum/internship within the next several months.
Experience working with at-risk youth is preferred, but not required.

Licenses and Other Requirements:

Graduate Program transcript or a copy of your registration information with the BBS
Valid California Class C Drivers License

Work Environment:
Remote/home environment. Work space must be free of distraction and confidential at all times. Potential for classroom or office environment indoors. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform functions. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate. Hazards can include contact with abusive or hostile individuals with unpredictable behaviors.

Physical Demands:

Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate assigned equipment
Hearing and speaking to listen and provide information by phone or in-person
Seeing to observe and monitor student behavior and read a variety of materials
Kneeling, crouching, or bending at the waist to file materials
Standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time
Lifting, pushing, pulling, or carrying objects up to 25 pounds.
Reaching above the shoulders, horizontally, and overhead


Relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
Mental Health: 2 years (Preferred)


Fluent in a second language (preferred)

Work Location:

Multiple locations
Telework when permitted

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