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School Mental Health Specialist (Mental Health Counselor or Social Worker)

Company: Endeavor Health
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSchool Mental Health Specialist (Mental Health Counselor or Social Worker)

Posted: March 14, 2024Job Category: School BasedRequisition Number: SCHOO001017

Endeavor Health Services is seeking a compassionate and dedicated School Mental Health Specialist to join our vibrant behavioral health community. In this pivotal role, you will provide expert mental health support and services to our diverse student population within the Buffalo City School District, fostering an environment where young minds can thrive both emotionally and academically. Your expertise will be central to creating a safe, inclusive, and nurturing space for students to learn and grow. If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and adolescents through proactive mental health care, we invite you to apply.This position is part of a multidisciplinary team providing school-based mental health services to children with serious emotional disturbance and/or at risk of such disturbance and their families. The School Mental Health Specialist will offer brief interactions with a student or group of students, linkages with families, assessment, screening, crisis intervention, referral, linkage with community-based programs, on-going individual and family psychotherapy where indicated, consultation, and technical assistance with educational staff. Qualifications

  • Qualified Healthcare Provider as defined by the NYS Mental Hygiene Code (LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, LMHC-P, etc)
  • One year of paid full-time post Master's experience in a child mental health agency (this may be substituted with one year of field practice in an agency specializing in child mental health)
  • A valid NYS Driver License and access to a vehicle to make home and community visits
  • Proficiency in MS Office productsWe offer competitive salary and an array of employee benefits, including medical, dental, company paid vision and life insurance, 401(K) with company contributions, 10 paid holidays, and generous paid vacation and sick time. Salary starting at $46,800 - $50,700 annually ($24.00 - $26.00/hour) depending on education, experience and credential. Endeavor Health Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to championing the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. We welcome prospective employees from diverse cultures and backgrounds, for all positions, who will uphold our values and contribute to our mission. We aim to have a leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities with which we work in partnership.

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Keywords: Endeavor Health, Buffalo , School Mental Health Specialist (Mental Health Counselor or Social Worker), Healthcare , Buffalo, New York

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