The Learning Assistance Center team of therapists, behavioral rehabilitation staff, and psychiatrists provide comprehensive treatment and work in a seamless and integrated manner with teachers, school counselors and administrators. Clinical staff address school related issues and help students succeed with academics, social interactions, and improve family relationships.
The Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist is a mental health professional who works under the supervision of the Program Manager / Director and coordinates clinical care with the program therapist. The Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist provides linkage and consultation as well as direct services to a caseload of clients. The two primary focus areas of direct service include case management and resource support, and behavioral intervention plan development and implementation. The MHRS works with clients, teachers, and family members to provide behavioral rehabilitation, education, and training. The MHRS maintains client charts, develops service plans, case synopsis, completes assessments and program outcomes, and writes progress reports. The MHRS collaborates with programs and agencies such as schools, probation Child Welfare, and community agencies, and utilizes them as part of the multidisciplinary team. Examples of tasks include:
· Conducts child/youth and family focused, strength-based assessments, within the context of a local school/home/community service plan.
· Develop Client Plan goals and objectives, in coordination with the therapist, to address the client’s needs for Rehabilitation and Case Management services, includes an appropriate transition plan.
· Implements behavior intervention plans in the school, home, and community setting. Provides support and training to parents and teachers.
· Conducts regular case conferences with therapist, teachers, and family members in order to effectively coordinate care and efficiently manage services.
· Provide Education and Rehabilitation groups as needed to broaden the scope and range of services and ensure that client and family needs are met.
· Experience working in a special education setting/classroom preferred.
· Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field.
· Bilingual English and Spanish preferred.
40 hours per week
$16.50 per hour
This is a starting rate and may be adjusted upwards based on experience.
This position receives full benefits, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off (vacation and sick leave), paid holidays, and employer-paid pension. See below for more details on employer benefits.
Job ID: 254847675