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Mental Health Worker

Location: Meadville
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

We are seeking new Mental Health Workers to join our team. Your role will be to work school-based hours as a classroom monitor, assisting in classroom management and providing intensive behavior and mental health support including applying identified therapeutic interventions in the classrooms. Currently offering $500 sign-on bonus. Essential Functions of the Position: Provide behavioral backup in school setting and crisis intervention. Provide necessary support to Bethesda students in classroom setting. Liaison between Bethesda Lutheran Services and involved outside agencies, schools, parents, etc. Documentation of relevant information. Plan and implement therapeutic groups as designated. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to multitask while maintaining a positive demeanor during periods of increased demands on time and attention from multiple students. Possess effective communication skills, both verbal and written. This includes the ability to converse with students and families of various ocioeconomic backgrounds in a professional manner. Ability to de-escalate an emotionally charged or potentially violent situation using the least restrictive method possible. Effective counseling skills. Required Education, Experience and Clearances: Bachelor's Degree in Human Services field. One to two years' experience in the mental health and/or adolescent field preferred. Knowledge of CASSP and special education principles. FBI, Child Abuse History, PA State Police, and Driver Clearances. Employment Type: Full Time Salary: $15 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: BETHESDA LUTHERAN SERVICES, Erie , Mental Health Worker, Healthcare , Meadville, Pennsylvania

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